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DVD review: 'Escape From Tomorrow' no more than an anti-Disney stunt

Published April 28, 2014 1:02 pm

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Grade • C

DVD • The indie thriller "Escape From Tomorrow" comes apart under the weight of its overwrought premise, but as an example of guerrilla filmmaking, it's a must-see.

A family is on vacation in Orlando, but the stressed-out dad (Roy Abramsohn) starts having menacing hallucinations while walking around Walt Disney World.

Writer-director Randy Moore's loathing for all things Disney is evident and overwhelms the surreal storyline. Moore shot a good chunk of his movie on Disney property, without permission, and a film student could learn a thing or two in the way he cuts together his furtively collected footage with the stuff that's faked. —

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