Fantastic Fungi

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    Sean P. MeansThe Movie Cricket
    If [fungus] doesn't sound beautiful, you haven't reckoned with the amazing time-lapse photography director Louie Schwartzberg and his team has shot and collected here.
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    Amy NicholsonFilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
    I don't think I have to tell people what mushrooms can do, but this movie is set out to be a mind-blowing trip about the world of fungi.
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    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal
    Fantastic Fungi is never uninteresting, and often startling in the natural beauty it reveals.
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    Christopher Llewellyn ReedHammer to Nail
    Magic mushrooms, be my guide.
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    Robert AbeleLos Angeles Times
    [I]t edges a little too close to being a commercial, but that's a nitpick when the totality of "Fantastic Fungi" is so entertaining, informative and appealingly hopeful about the hard-working cure-all for our ailing world lying beneath our feet.
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    Leah PickettChicago Reader
    Chances are you'll never look at a mushroom in the same way again.
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    Edwin ArnaudinAsheville Movies
    The documentary's true stars are the fungi themselves, especially as depicted through Schwartzberg's gorgeous time-lapse photography.
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    Pamela PowellReel Honest Reviews
    Using time-lapse macro cinematography, Fantastic Fungi is simply mesmerizing, captivating you, as you find yourself forgetting to breathe.
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    Rex ReedObserver
    Fascinating, informative, educational and totally entertaining.
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    Matt FagerholmRogerEbert.com
    One of the year's most mind-blowing, soul-cleansing and yes, immensely entertaining triumphs.
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