Stephanie Zacharek
December 18, 1992 AT 05:00 AM EST

The Future

type
Movie
Current Status
In Season
mpaa
R
runtime
91 minutes
Limited Release Date
07/29/11
performer
Miranda July, Hamish Linklater
director
Miranda July
distributor
Roadside Attractions
author
Miranda July
genre
Drama

We gave it an A

Leonard Cohen never shrinks from scrutinizing the fears tucked away in our hearts like back-of-the-fridge Tupperware containers. Even so, his hope springs eternal on The Future, flourishing in majestic melodies — laced with angelic backing choruses — and in lyrics like ”There is a crack in everything/That’s how the light gets in.” Cohen’s vision isn’t depressing; it’s just unflinching. A

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