The Future Synopsis
Lovers give their lives a major overhaul after deciding to adopt a sickly stray cat.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
As she did in her striking 2005 debut, "Me and You and Everyone We Know," July creates a fluid cinematic universe.
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88

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
A meditation on mortality, on loneliness, on the way technology and narcissism have intersected to create a fascinating monster, The Future...
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88

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
On the surface, this film is an enchanting meditation. At its core is the hard steel of individuality.
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85

Movieline

By Michelle Orange
July is more of a presence than an actress, or even a believable persona.
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75

Washington Post

By Ann Hornaday
What does The Future hold? Wonders, each of them weirder and more unnerving than the last.
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75

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Rick Groen
It can definitely grate on your nerves but, at best, it also gets into your mind, and sticks fast.
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75

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Halfway into this film, I wanted to smack the mopey bohemian couple played by July and Hamish Linklater; by the end, I realized the...
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75

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
This sense of unruly behavior is mitigated, deliberately, by the gentleness and odd comic grace of July's presence and voice.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
July also narrates the film, in voiceover, as the cat, and every time she does, it's a white-knuckle thing. You have to hold on until she...
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40

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Sometimes these characters say things worth hearing. But too often, and in contrast to her first feature, "Me and You and Everyone We...
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By dominique.francon
Incomprehensible, silly, amateurish student film...

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By Dennis in Oregon
This is the worst movie I've seen in several years. I attend 3-4 movies a week. Don't waste your time or money. I kept waiting for it to get better; it only got worse....

Very different but emotional and makes you think.

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By welsan1
Self-indulgent effort by Ms July....

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By pamillman
Two weirdos with no ambition, talent or imagination prove just how depressing their dull lives can make ticket buyers feel. Save your money!...

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By acaciarae08424
it's one of those quirky indie films that makes no sense. but its funny. so, thumbs up for me....

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By iconicdream
Watch this movie; people aren't perfect; time passes, the world changes and it is not always so sweet. Yeah, I know the world is going to end and we are all going to die. So what? This is not some...

OK

By yabbadabbamoo
Very weird and yes, the cat is killed off by a lack of adoption. Interesting metaphysical perspective about life and love, however, the voice of the cat is extremely annoying and the characters are...

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Rated R | For some sexual content