Folk Hero & Funny Guy Reviews

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March 1, 2019
It never feels less than honest, which for being as entertaining as it is, is no small feat.
October 31, 2018
Even as it's falling flat dramatically or comically, at least he was dead on with his impeccable casting that really goes a long way in making the film consistently tolerable in its most uninspired moments.
December 5, 2017
... Jeff Grace's Folk Hero & Funny Guy doesn't feel like a warmed-over Apatow production, in part because it has the courage to let the "funny guy" half of its duo be kind of a mediocrity in his field.
June 2, 2017
Folk Hero & Funny Guy has a lot of heart; it's a feel-good movie with a mesmerizing charm that makes it a definite watch.
May 24, 2017
A solid debut made with warmth and a cozy charm.
May 24, 2017
This is far from your average road trip comedy.
May 12, 2017
Written and directed by Jeff Grace, this laid-back, bittersweet comedy at first seems a little formulaic, but as it goes along, it relies less on silly situations than on interesting characters.
May 12, 2017
A rambling road trip story with no real point to it.
May 11, 2017
[An] amiable feature that boasts the kind of old-school charm and chemistry that more comedies could stand to tap into.
May 11, 2017
Slight but sweet, actor Jeff Grace's first feature as writer-director shows a confident hand and a distinctive voice that [...] avoids easy answers or simplistic resolutions.
May 11, 2017
What do you get if you make a movie about an aimless, unpleasant road trip? Good guess. For verification, see "Folk Hero & Funny Guy."
May 11, 2017
"Folk Hero & Funny Guy" is the kind of road trip movie where it's a pleasure to ride shotgun.
May 10, 2017
Such a fun and funny movie about a long-time friendship that's put to the test through a road trip.
May 10, 2017
Grace's easygoing indie delivers a somewhat more melancholy performance than its droll exterior initially suggests.
May 7, 2017
In the film's best scenes, Jeff Grace displays a delicate understanding of various modes of male fragility.
February 24, 2017
Too much and not enough at the same time, it complements its characters well, but is no more watchable.
February 17, 2017
There are a few genuinely funny moments, but ultimately Folk Hero... is too bland to leave much of an impression.
April 27, 2016
The kind of road movie that relies less on incident than on the chemistry between the guys in the car.
April 27, 2016
Folk Hero & Funny Guy is an amiable road movie powered by great music. But it's much more than just that.
April 27, 2016
Folk Hero & Funny Guy rises above cliché thanks to a sure-handed, thought-out script, and memorable performances.
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