Escape From Tomorrow Reviews

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May 29, 2020
Escape from Tomorrow is a magical journey into the nightmare that is adulthood.
October 14, 2019
Taking the Mickey out of Disney's rose-tinted worldview, while also offering a rollercoaster ride through the psyche of a man losing his head, Moore's film paints a trippy picture of misery repressed & mortality sanitised. It's an astonishing debut.
June 21, 2019
Escape From Tomorrow employs a neo-noir look by having the film in black and white, which also aids the horrifyingly dark look of the self-proclaimed paradise.
June 5, 2019
Escape from Tomorrow might be a bit too sardonic and extreme for some, but it is nonetheless a brave, unique and unforgettable experience.
May 3, 2019
Attacks and deconstructs the American Dream, in no better place than Disneyland.
August 24, 2015
As a conversation piece for hardcore film buffs and Disney fans, it's a fascinating little curiosity -- but that's about it.
June 2, 2014
An incredible feat of satirical culture-jamming and gonzo movie-making, Escape from Tomorrow, for better or worse, won't be forgotten by those who agree to buy the ticket and take the ride
May 1, 2014
Anyone with a filmmaking background should watch the movie to see what real guerrilla filmmaking can accomplish.
February 9, 2014
The more Escape From Tomorrow lingers in the mind, the more disturbing and fascinating its implications on modern American culture become.
November 8, 2013
Cleverly shot guerrilla-style in Disney's Florida and California theme parks, this offbeat thriller is an exercise in relentlessly inventive filmmaking, vividly proving that pure imagination can overcome a micro-budget.
October 28, 2013
It's not so much disrespectful to 'Uncle Walt' and his beloved creations as it is honest about the primal urges and shameful desires that motivated the myths and fairy tales that inspired many of Disney's more famous projects in the first place.
October 27, 2013
Not quite demented enough, but it scores major points for degree of difficulty and treating a Disney World vacation as the surreal nightmare it sometimes is.
October 25, 2013
Less provocative for its assault on the false ideals of corporate-controlled family fun than its clever repurposing of many of the same German expressionist and gothic horror tropes that are at the root of much Disney iconography.
October 25, 2013
In a world of corporate moviemaking, Escape From Tomorrow is the ultimate unstudio project. It says that when you wish upon a star, you may land a couple of sexy, underage French schoolgirls.
October 25, 2013
It's a fascinating hypothesis, entertainingly told, and we can forgive the script some of its narrative lapses as we admire the sheer chutzpah of the on-the-fly guerrilla filmmaking it took to complete the project.
October 25, 2013
Even if this ride leaves us wanting more, it's impossible not to marvel at the exceptional craftsmanship behind its construction.
October 24, 2013
Chasing Jim down all those meandering, dead-end rabbit holes sure is a lot of escapist fun.
October 22, 2013
That Moore is able to take Disney's own product and twist it into a disturbing, perverse, satire with very little tampering is remarkable in its own right.
October 18, 2013
It might not be as fun as a day filled with carnival rides, but this surreal black-and-white comedy has plenty of oddball amusement
October 18, 2013
Even if it's not great as a movie, it's intriguing as a reflection of an experience familiar to most viewers.
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