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The History Of Future Folk Reviews

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.
July 25, 2013
It is so charming and sweet ... and the songs are so winning that it is impossible not to fall for it.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
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.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
June 6, 2013
You'd be hard-pressed to find a better example of unadulterated escapism in which the craftsmanship lies not in visual polish but the universal appeal of a catchy tune.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
June 6, 2013
The movie could have made its points - war is bad; music is the universal language - in half the time. But the harmonies are sweet, the acoustic picking impressive.
May 30, 2013
It may not make much sense in a brief plot summary, but it makes perfect, daffy sense on the screen.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
May 28, 2013
Even as an apocalyptic plot-pushing rescue mission unfolds, slapstick police chases keep the level of diverting quirk high, and the husband-wife/father-daughter dynamics remain central.
November 28, 2012
Close encounters of the charming kind infuse The History of Future Folk.
November 28, 2012
This is a film that sincerely has love for its characters, and the songs are actually quite catchy.
November 28, 2012
A low-key sci-fi mashup that charms by focusing on character rather than grandiose special effects.