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Review: Intergalactic laughs in 'The History of Future Folk'
Review: Intergalactic laughs in 'The History of Future Folk'

A couple of would-be vanquishers of Earth opt instead to play bluegrass in a Brooklyn bar in the sweetly wacky caper "The History of Future Folk." Building a decidedly low-fi origin story around a real-life musical duo, the movie could have made its points — war is bad; music is the universal language — in half the time. But the harmonies are sweet, the acoustic picking impressive. And if the matter of Planet Hondo's fate is more a thinly veiled showcase for the two-man band than an involving story, J. Anderson Mitchell and Jeremy Kipp Walker's ultra-low-budget sci-fi comedy delivers a few intergalactic laughs with down-to-earth warmth. PHOTOS: Summer...

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