Folk Hero & Funny Guy Reviews

March 1, 2019
It never feels less than honest, which for being as entertaining as it is, is no small feat.
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 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
"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.
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.
April 26, 2016
Writer/director Jeff Grace's comedy/drama is lifted by the likability and charisma of his leads and the gentleness of his charming screenplay.
April 20, 2016
starts so confidently that its unobtrusive competence is something of a let-down