Relax, I'm from the Future

critic Reviews

, 80% Fresh Tomatometer Score
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    Nick AllenRogerEbert.com
    A sci-fi comedy with a modest sense of humor but tangled message to share with humankind.
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    David NusairReel Film Reviews
    Relax, I’m From the Future fares best in its appealing, oddball opening stretch...
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    Richard CrouseRichard Crouse
    A quickly paced slice of silly speculative fiction buoyed by the energetically off-kilter comedy stylings of Rhys Darby. He’s an edgy Mork from Ork, an otherworldly being, charmingly childlike but not above doing the drugs Holly offers him.
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    John KirkOriginal Cin
    Not so much a sci-fi story as an absurdist’s approach to the whole paradoxical nature of the concept of time travel. It’s a film that gives us permission to say, ‘To hell with it all’ and just accept the story instead of dwelling on it.
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    Anthony GreeneSpectrum Culture
    By the time the film drags to its conclusion, the frenetic anything-goes energy of its first act is long forgotten and the only way to get that good feeling back is to travel back to the beginning.

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    Rich ClineShadows on the Wall
    It's a madcap farce that spirals increasingly out of control, which makes it a lot of fun to watch. And while there are some startlingly serious moments along the way, it never gets very deep.
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    Todd JorgensonCinemalogue
    ... overloads on quirks and predictable fish-out-of-water gags, and its one-joke premise can’t sustain its momentum at feature length.
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    Mark DujsikMark Reviews Movies
    There's an infectious kind of weirdo energy to Relax, I'm from the Future that quickly wins one over...
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    Josiah TealFilm Threat
    It’s funny, quotable, and unique while constantly finding new ways to feed off the leads’ performances. Higginson has built upon his original short film into a fleshed-out feature more than worth a watch to fans of sci-fi comedies.
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    Brian OrndorfBlu-ray.com
    There’s star Rhys Darby, who brings his natural charm to the endeavor, providing a bright, amusing performance in an effort that’s much better with the actor on the move.
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