The History Of Future Folk Reviews

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December 4, 2018
Though competently performed and brimming with enthusiasm, the sweet but slight fable-based film that results is heavily reliant upon its idea and less cognisant of its wavering cinematic execution, however it does provide moments of heartfelt comedy.
November 29, 2018
It's a well-crafted science fiction tale that will leave you with a smile on your face and a song about farming space worms stuck in your head for weeks.
November 29, 2018
It's quite a low budget film but they make everything work somehow. It does help if you appreciate B movies or 1960's style Martian films.
March 28, 2018
It's a fast, cheerful and most of all resolutely cute movie, that absolutely does not demand or expect brooding or deep thought.
March 28, 2018
The result is an absolutely charming, fun, and captivating moviegoing experience-and a film that proudly wears its alien heart on its sleeve.
March 28, 2018
What I found was something better: a gentle and smart film that mines great jokes from the alienation of being a genuine alien, and which tackles relationships and family issues just as easily as it crafts catchy songs.
March 28, 2018
The result is a film that earns every inch of its charm. There's no way these real life band members' love of music, family and mankind could be faked.
March 28, 2018
It's sweet and cuddly and modest, completley sincere and lacking the irony you'd expect from two guys playing bluegrass instruments while wearing buckets on their heads.
March 28, 2018
While containing a much higher and polished production value than I admittedly expected, the real success lies in real life bandmates [Nils] d'Aulaire and [Jay] Klaitz's performances.
August 13, 2014
D'Aulaire's deadpan gravitas makes the low budget sci-fi undertones feel real enough to juxtapose with the ridiculous premise.
August 12, 2014
Quirky indie sci-fi film has positive messages about music.
April 14, 2014
It plays out as a simple, sweet story of two alien lifeforms who discover that falling in love and playing the banjo is a better mission than intergalactic genocide. And that's a message I think we can all get behind.
April 14, 2014
The History of Future Folk comes across like the product of a group of people having way too much fun taking a silly premise seriously, and it's infectious.
April 14, 2014
It's out-of-this-world funny.
April 10, 2014
A delightful sci-fi adventure that simultaneously strips the genre down to its low-tech basics and infuses it with audacious new verve.
April 8, 2014
The movie is affable enough, but its "charms" just couldn't reel me in.
December 18, 2013
Whilst it requires a bigger than average leap of faith, you'll have to keep your disbelief suspended with iron chains and it sill won't be everybody's cup of tea, this film will reward those who give it the chance with rare delight.
August 14, 2013
This is a shaggy, enjoyable, homebrewed sci-fi tale where the costumes and plot resemble one of those lo-fi "sweded" remakes in Be Kind Rewind.
July 25, 2013
It is so charming and sweet ... and the songs are so winning that it is impossible not to fall for it.
July 11, 2013
The nonsense proves good, goofy fun that works well because "History" at least acts as if it takes itself seriously, going easy on obvious ironies while dishing out catchy tunes.
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