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The History Of Future Folk Reviews

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Ruth Brown
Willamette Week

It plays out as a simple, sweet story of two alien lifeforms who discover that falling in love and playing the banjo is a better mission than intergalactic genocide. And that's a message I think we can all get behind.

Full Review Source: Willamette Week

April 14, 2014
Taylor Peters
NUVO Newsweekly

The History of Future Folk comes across like the product of a group of people having way too much fun taking a silly premise seriously, and it's infectious.

Full Review Source: NUVO Newsweekly

April 14, 2014
Annette Basile
FILMINK (Australia)

It's out-of-this-world funny.

Full Review Source: FILMINK (Australia)

April 14, 2014
Ann Hornaday
Washington Post
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A delightful sci-fi adventure that simultaneously strips the genre down to its low-tech basics and infuses it with audacious new verve.

Full Review Source: Washington Post

April 10, 2014
Dan Schindel
Movie Mezzanine

The movie is affable enough, but its "charms" just couldn't reel me in.

Full Review Source: Movie Mezzanine | Original Score: C

April 8, 2014
Jennie Kermode
Eye for Film

Whilst it requires a bigger than average leap of faith, you'll have to keep your disbelief suspended with iron chains and it sill won't be everybody's cup of tea, this film will reward those who give it the chance with rare delight.

Full Review Source: Eye for Film | Original Score: 4.5/5

December 18, 2013
Brian Miller
Seattle Weekly

This is a shaggy, enjoyable, homebrewed sci-fi tale where the costumes and plot resemble one of those lo-fi "sweded" remakes in Be Kind Rewind.

Full Review Source: Seattle Weekly

August 14, 2013
Bill Goodykoontz
Arizona Republic
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It is so charming and sweet ... and the songs are so winning that it is impossible not to fall for it.

Full Review Source: Arizona Republic | Original Score: 3.5/5

July 25, 2013
Tom Keogh
Seattle Times
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The nonsense proves good, goofy fun that works well because "History" at least acts as if it takes itself seriously, going easy on obvious ironies while dishing out catchy tunes.

Full Review Source: Seattle Times | Original Score: 2.5/4

July 11, 2013
Eric D. Snider
About.com

You may not fall in love with the film, but I'd be surprised if you came out of it not feeling happier. In fact, if that happens, please watch it again. You must have done something wrong.

Full Review Source: About.com | Original Score: 4/5

July 10, 2013
Curtis Woloschuk
Paste Magazine

There's much to admire about visitors from beyond who believe that the answer to our problems might arrive courtesy of just the right chord progression.

Full Review Source: Paste Magazine | Original Score: 7.2/10

July 7, 2013
Chris Sawin
Examiner.com

The lack of emotional connection with any of the characters hurts the film the most. The History of Future Folk attempts to be this fun musical comedy, but falls flat thanks to its shortcomings.

Full Review Source: Examiner.com | Original Score: 6/10

June 21, 2013
Marc Mohan
Oregonian

This earnestly cute low-budget effort features endearing performances from the Future Folkers, some charming live performances, and a nice cameo by ex-Twisted Sister frontman Dee Snider.

Full Review Source: Oregonian | Original Score: B

June 13, 2013
Ethan Alter
Television Without Pity

[It's] more interested in making you smile than making you think. And it mostly accomplishes that modest goal, thanks to the witty music and charmingly low-fi production values.

Full Review Source: Television Without Pity

June 11, 2013
Eric Kohn
indieWIRE

You'd be hard-pressed to find a better example of unadulterated escapism in which the craftsmanship lies not in visual polish but the universal appeal of a catchy tune.

Full Review Source: indieWIRE | Original Score: A-

June 6, 2013
Sheri Linden
Los Angeles Times
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The movie could have made its points - war is bad; music is the universal language - in half the time. But the harmonies are sweet, the acoustic picking impressive.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times

June 6, 2013
Brian Orndorf
Blu-ray.com

There are limitations to this low-budget effort, but there's also tremendous conviction and cinematic skill, creating a far-off world with nothing but red plastic and enthusiasm.

Full Review Source: Blu-ray.com | Original Score: B

June 5, 2013
Mike McGranaghan
Aisle Seat

In addition to being funny, the movie has a surprising sense of warmth and an abundance of charm.

Full Review Source: Aisle Seat | Original Score: 3/4

June 4, 2013
Neil Genzlinger
New York Times
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It may not make much sense in a brief plot summary, but it makes perfect, daffy sense on the screen.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 4/5

May 30, 2013
Heather Baysa
Village Voice
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Even as an apocalyptic plot-pushing rescue mission unfolds, slapstick police chases keep the level of diverting quirk high, and the husband-wife/father-daughter dynamics remain central.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

May 28, 2013
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