Radio Free Albemuth
Radio Free Albemuth (2014)

From sci-fi author Philip K. Dick (Blade Runner, Minority Report, A Scanner Darkly) comes his most personal and prophetic thriller to date. It's 1985 in an alternate reality and Berkeley record store clerk Nick Brady (Jonathan Scarfe,… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: June 27, 2014
DVD Release Date: October 7, 2014
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Critic Score: 36% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Louis B. Parks
Houston Chronicle

Modestly budgeted but professional, this film has some imaginative visuals and a strong cast.

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Abby Garnett
Village Voice

It's easy to glean why this unapologetically niche film nearly died on the vine.

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Anne Thompson
Thompson on Hollywood

It's an odd bird, but accomplished, and essential for Philip K. Dick purists.

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Jason Anderson
Toronto Star

Simon hews closely to his source. That decision is likely to endear him to Dick fans.

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Richard Kuipers

The pic operates successfully as a study of enlightenment and a straight-ahead conspiracy thriller.

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Kevin Carr
Fat Guys at the Movies

Explores some interesting issues but saddled with many low-budget constraints that take away its level of theatrical experience that a film like this should have.

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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

A quaint labor of love blinkered by fidelity to an outdated text.

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Kelly Vance
East Bay Express

Flavorless ordinariness.

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MaryAnn Johanson
Flick Filosopher

A too-literal adaptation of Philip K. Dick's paranoid science fiction fantasy about government conspiracies, hidden realities, and conversations with parallel universes lacks the atmosphere and human feeling it demands to work on any level.

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In an alternate-reality America, a music producer receives transmissions from a mysterious entity known as VALIS ("Vast Active Living Intelligence… More
Mario L McKellop
"Radio Free Albermuth," is the latest adaptation of one of lauded science fiction author Philip K. Dick's novels. With its unhurried pace and… More
Dann Michalski
Insanely bizarre, Radio Free Albemuth is a sci-fi thriller based on a Philip K. Dick novel. The story follows a music producer who believes that he's… More