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Future Weather Reviews

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
May 1, 2013
A top-notch drama about a 13 year old who is a lover of science and a passionate activist determined to save the planet.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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Peter Howell
Toronto Star
February 28, 2013
Smart casting redeems the film.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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Stephen Holden
New York Times
February 28, 2013
[A] tiny, beautifully acted movie ...
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
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Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News
February 28, 2013
Ever wonder what you're missing by not attending the Sundance Film Festival? Many of the entries look a lot like this little indie, a nicely observed but overly familiar coming-of-age tale.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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Mike D'Angelo
AV Club
February 28, 2013
There's almost nothing to criticize. Yet the overall effect is one big shoulder shrug, because there's nothing in Future Weather that can't be found in dozens of other indie movies just like it.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
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Andrew Schenker
Village Voice
February 27, 2013
Deller's pacing remains uneven, taking too long to build to a too-rapid finale, but that at least gives her opportunity to focus on the film's main asset, devoting ample time to observing its tetchy, sharply drawn lead.
Chuck Bowen
Slant Magazine
February 27, 2013
The film is ultimately enjoyable despite its faults, at least partially because it represents an earnest, honest attempt to empathize with struggling American working-class women.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Sam Adams
Time Out Chicago
February 23, 2013
Feels like the product of an explosion at the Sundance factory: a rural setting here, a wisp of mildly quirky indie rock there.
Full Review | Original Score: B
Matt Pais
February 21, 2013
Neither a disposable piece of formula nor an engrossing tale that makes the most of its standard parts.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
February 21, 2013
When a movie shows a couple of bright kids excited about a mussel, it's hard to say no.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Sarah Boslaugh
February 12, 2013
Haney-Jardine presents a sensitive portrait of a conflicted teenager who's been forced to become self-sufficient before she's really ready...
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
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John Anderson
January 22, 2013
Centered around a quietly spectacular performance by young Perla Haney-Jardine, Future Weather integrates a green message into a striking and emotional drama about intergenerational female conflict.
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