Fantastic Fungi Reviews

December 5, 2019
But visual affectations aside, Fantastic Fungi is an engaging look at the scope of an organism that is so much more than a pizza topping or an ingredient in beef stroganoff.
November 15, 2019
If [fungus] doesn't sound beautiful, you haven't reckoned with the amazing time-lapse photography director Louie Schwartzberg and his team has shot and collected here.
October 28, 2019
I don't think I have to tell people what mushrooms can do, but this movie is set out to be a mind-blowing trip about the world of fungi.
October 25, 2019
Fantastic Fungi is never uninteresting, and often startling in the natural beauty it reveals.
October 25, 2019
Magic mushrooms, be my guide.
October 24, 2019
[I]t edges a little too close to being a commercial, but that's a nitpick when the totality of "Fantastic Fungi" is so entertaining, informative and appealingly hopeful about the hard-working cure-all for our ailing world lying beneath our feet.
October 18, 2019
Chances are you'll never look at a mushroom in the same way again.
October 17, 2019
The documentary's true stars are the fungi themselves, especially as depicted through Schwartzberg's gorgeous time-lapse photography.
October 16, 2019
Using time-lapse macro cinematography, Fantastic Fungi is simply mesmerizing, captivating you, as you find yourself forgetting to breathe.
Top Critic
October 15, 2019
Fascinating, informative, educational and totally entertaining.
October 11, 2019
One of the year's most mind-blowing, soul-cleansing and yes, immensely entertaining triumphs.
October 10, 2019
Louie Schwartzberg's lightly informative, delightfully kooky documentary, "Fantastic Fungi," offers nothing less than a model for planetary survival.
October 8, 2019
Eye-opening eye candy.
October 8, 2019
Mushrooms -- they're not just for Pizza Hut and Timothy Leary disciples any more.
September 20, 2019
A bit of a commercial for mushrooms, Fantastic Fungi nonetheless should please those who ascribe to the idea, as the film does, that nature is intelligent.
September 19, 2019
Fantastic Fungi makes the case that the answers to disease, anxiety, depression and global warming might be found underfoot. And they're tasty to boot.