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The Future

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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:
73511
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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