91

indieWIRE

By Eric Kohn
A labyrinthine descent into the grotesque extremes of a Disneyfied society, Escape From Tomorrow is surreal for many reasons and wholly original because of them. It's also a daring attempt to literally assail Disney World from the inside out.
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90

Film.com

By Jordan Hoffman
The Walt Disney World-set Escape From Tomorrow is both a great gimmick-dependent story and a remarkable piece of filmmaking. It is a radical, transgressive departure that exploits new technology in heretofore unseen ways.
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83

The Playlist

By William Goss
Moore’s movie may not seem to make much sense...but he does set up bits at the beginning that do come to pay off in ridiculous ways, and cinematographer Lucas Lee Graham pulls off the commendable feat of shooting the film with some margin of legitimate composition in spite of the crew’s apparent guerrilla antics.
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80

The Guardian

By Damon Wise
The acting isn't perfect (which is perhaps understandable under the circumstances), and the film's dream states sometimes try too hard, but Escape From Tomorrow has an otherworldly atmosphere that both hooks and engages.
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75

RogerEbert.com

By Matt Zoller Seitz
A dark, weird, smutty, fitfully amusing comedy that ultimately wears out its welcome. As a provocation, it's aces, especially if — like the film's writer-director, Randy Moore — you hate Disney and everything it stands for.
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75

Miami Herald

By Rene Rodriguez
Escape from Tomorrow is more of an experimental film than a traditional narrative, but intrepid viewers — or anyone who has ever visited a Disney park — will enjoy getting lost in this dark house of happy horrors.
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75

New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
Basically, the whole thing can be summed up as an epic midlife crisis.
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70

The Dissolve

By Noel Murray
It’s mostly a collection of surreal moments, headed nowhere in particular. But Moore milks a lot of the ironic potential out of his milieu.
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70

Variety

By Rob Nelson
Escape From Tomorrow is a sneakily subversive exercise in low-budget surrealism and anti-corporate satire.
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50

Village Voice

By Ernest Hardy
While Escape is filled with inspired touches... Moore lacks the off-kilter psychological nuances of Lynch, as well as the go-for-broke storytelling skills and visual élan. It doesn't help that the cast is largely competent at best.
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58 out of 100
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