Frequently Asked Questions About Time Travel
Frequently Asked Questions About Time Travel (2009)

After cutting his teeth on a number of television projects for the BBC, director Gareth Carrivick makes his feature debut with this off-beat sci-fi comedy. A normal trip to the pub turns into anything but for a trio of mild-mannered blokes… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: February 16, 2009
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Critic Score: 40% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Tom Huddlestone
Time Out

While hardly groundbreaking, this is smart, amusing post-pub viewing.

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Philip French
Observer [UK]

Through no particular fault of the performers, it is pointless, perfunctory and painfully unfunny.

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Chris Prince
Sky Movies

A good effort, but ultimately one that may have been more suited to a TV special than a fully-fledged feature, FAQ... is like that geeky friend you really want to like - if only they'd sort out their BO problem and stop talking about Deep Space Nine.

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David Nusair
About.com

...an amiable, well-meaning bit of escapist sci-fi...

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Sunday Mail [UK]

While entertaining, this feels like it belongs on TV.

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Jane Crowther
Total Film

An undercooked, rapidly unravelling script, low-grade production values (is that the best future costume you have?), plodding direction and an apologetically crap ending are not worth the price of a cinema ticket in these belt-tightening times.

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Edward Porter
Sunday Times (UK)

There are some good ideas, but I was disappointed not to get an ending that pieced everything together into a satisfying chain of events. The film provokes questions, all right, but too many are left unanswered.

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Simon Reynolds
Digital Spy

Overcoming a limited budget with imagination and charismatic characters, it's a minor miracle to see a British movie take on a subject matter monopolised by Hollywood and emerge on level terms.

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Daniel Etherington
Film4

While it doesn't quite achieve the same standards as its recent forebears in British genre comedy, this modest film has amiable, convoluted charm.

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Flixster Audience Score: 60% Flixster User Reviews
John Manard
If only bar trips here were as much fun as this trios trip to the pub. A quirky sci fi comedy that throws all the time travel mix ups out there. Its a fun romp… More
Film Crazy
wow wot a shit movie! not even funny which is surprising when it has two comedians in this movie, its not funny the story is just boring and a bit repeatative… More
Sophie Burgess
Brilliant on all levels. With a great cast and a fantastic story, Carrivick made a funny and involving film that captures you from the beginning and keeps ahold… More
Lesley N
If SHAUN OF THE DEAD was an British primer in dealing with zombies, then FAQ ABOUT TIME TRAVEL is a British primer in dealing with the conundrums and paradoxes… More
Anthony Lawrie
A brilliant concept wasted by silly mistakes, inexperience and probably a tight budget. A great film but it should have been something amazing. Give it a go… More
Nicolas Korovessis
The idea was quite good but the result was so dissapointing. I love British humour and in fact Chris O'Dowd is hillarious in the IT Crowd. But this is a… More