The Future of Food Reviews

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August 24, 2017
The film takes on one of the most important subjects of this time, maybe of all time, and in this light, I wished that the filmmaker was more up to the challenge.
May 6, 2006
March 17, 2006
With alarming and concise analysis, it highlights the way traditional farming in the US has become a corporate-controlled, less diversified business with global repercussions.
November 23, 2005
The Future of Food carries an important warning that deserves heed. The problem is it will likely be preaching only to a duly incensed choir, which is its greatest pity.
October 22, 2005
October 21, 2005
Garcia subscribes to the simplistic and patronizing theories that consumers are hapless victims, force-fed things they don't want by conniving corporations and conspiratorial governments.
October 21, 2005
Until it gives in to its activist urges, The Future of Food is a tenacious work of journalism.
October 21, 2005
An important film that hits Americans right in the breadbasket.
October 9, 2005
Brilliant critique of Frankenfood
October 6, 2005
A brave and vital document.
September 30, 2005
Garcia, the widow of Grateful Dead star Jerry Garcia, has taken a complex subject and made it digestible for anyone who cares about what they put into their stomachs.
September 29, 2005
A parade of talking heads making doomsday prophesies.
September 27, 2005
A powerful, if one-sided, attack on the GM food industry.
September 16, 2005
Plain wrap filmmaking that's single minded, capped with a pitch for organic eating that's much too weak.
September 16, 2005
Despite its shortcomings, it's an effective clarion call that will no doubt stir audiences to action, even if it doesn't quite prepare them for the important battle ahead.
September 16, 2005
There's plenty to reflect on in this important documentary.
September 16, 2005
Fascinating and content rich, The Future of Food is a technical delight that draws you in with the fear that nature may be changed forever.
September 15, 2005
The densely informational film fails to open up the discussion on synthetic food but makes a strong case for its stance through interviews with scientists and 'clean' food advocates.
September 15, 2005
Enlightening documentary.
September 15, 2005
Beneath its tasteful faade, Garcia's documentary is actually nothing short of a pure horror film.
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