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      Season 1 – Utopia Falls

      2020 Drama Sci-Fi TRAILER for Utopia Falls: Season 1 Trailer List
      43% 14 Reviews Tomatometer 92% 250+ Ratings Audience Score Amidst the charred ruins of Earth, a group of teens are chosen to compete in the prestigious Exemplar performing arts competition; when they stumble upon a hidden archive of cultural relics, they question everything they have been taught. Read More Read Less

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      Utopia Falls — Season 1

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      Critics Consensus

      Undoubtedly original, but unfortunately bland, Utopia Falls's attempts at social commentary too closely resemble an after school special to make an impact.

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      Previous Episode 1 Aired Feb 14, 2020 The World Is Yours In the last living colony on Earth, New Babyl, Aliyah, a candidate in the state's Exemplar entertainment competition, stumbles upon a discovery known as The Archive, a find that will change her world forever. Details Episode 2 Aired Feb 14, 2020 Can I Kick It Aliyah discovers a connection between The Archive and her late mother while an impromptu performance tests the patience of those in power. Details Episode 3 Aired Feb 14, 2020 99 Problems While Phydra interrogates Bohdi about his hip-hop inspired performance, Aliyah leads her fellow Exemplar Candidates in a civil rights movement inspired protest against Bohdi's unjust imprisonment. Details Episode 4 Aired Feb 14, 2020 Run This Town Aliyah and her friends look towards hip-hop for inspiration for the upcoming Exemplar group round; in The Archive, Tempo uncovers humanity's forgotten dark history. Details Episode 5 Aired Feb 14, 2020 Lose Control Aliyah, Apollo, Bohdi, and Brooklyn venture to the edge of New Babyl to see if there is life beyond the shield; back at Reform sector, Sage and Mags find themselves caught in a riot between the Authority and angry citizens. Details Episode 6 Aired Feb 14, 2020 Hate Me Now Aliyah and the Exemplar candidates all struggle with a new reality as they come to terms with how their actions have resulted in a Tribunal backlash. Details Episode 7 Aired Feb 14, 2020 Lost Ones Authority Phydra seeks to root out those connected to The Archive while Aliyah glimpses strange visitors to New Babyl. Details Episode 8 Aired Feb 14, 2020 The Light As the Exemplar semifinals approach, Aliyah learns an earth-shattering secret about New Babyl. Details Episode 9 Aired Feb 14, 2020 Worst Behaviour Bohdi and Aliyah join a covert rebel group in New Babyl while Phydra hunts down a mole in the Tribunal. Details Episode 10 Aired Feb 14, 2020 If I Ruled the World Aliyah devises a plan to reveal the truth of New Babyl during the Exemplar finals, but Authority Phydra is closing in on her, determined to stop Aliyah at all costs. Details Next
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      Previous Dan Fienberg Hollywood Reporter It still has to function as a story, and Utopia Falls mostly settles for being a killer playlist and a series of fortune-cookie platitudes augmented by mediocre CG. Feb 14, 2020 Full Review Shannon Miller AV Club For what it's worth, Julien and Alomar do show drive and heartfelt connections with their fictional counterparts, which results in a handful of moments that feel sincere. D+ Feb 14, 2020 Full Review Nick Allen RogerEbert.com Through episodes that have large gaps of intrigue, the revolution within Utopia Falls relies too heavily on sci-fi tropes as its language to communicate to viewers in 2020 about the importance of the culture and history we still have. Feb 10, 2020 Full Review Isaac Feldberg Fortune [F]or a subgenre as creatively drained as this, there's surprising joy to be found in Utopia Falls' music-is-the-mission vision of a tomorrow in which sonic self-expression remains as vital a freedom of speech as it is today... Apr 4, 2020 Full Review Joyce Slaton Common Sense Media Dance meets sci-fi drama in unique dystopian teen series. 3/5 Mar 5, 2020 Full Review Christopher James AwardsCircuit.com There's a good heart and some strong ideas behind Utopia Falls, but they're all drowned out by poor direction, even worse writing, and an unimaginative world. 1/4 Feb 20, 2020 Full Review Read all reviews Next
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      Previous Audience Member The beginning may be kind of boring and cliche but with the passing of the episodes the plot begins to be GREAT, i think it has a great potential, i think deserves a second season to get some things fixed and it's a unique story that i didn't see anyone else, all the idea of utopia, a whole revolution, the connection between art and history...all of that being put as something beautiful, sends a message that can be related through history and the current days, give it a shot till the end, it's not perfect but is very promising, i hope they got the chance of continue it at least for one more season, just to have time to close things up, if you like sci-fi; music; adventure; representativeness; inclusion and a very creative story, you must watch this. Rated 4 out of 5 stars 01/09/23 Full Review j h Not quite sure why this show did not get the hype it needed to be continued. I suspect that this could have been achieved by focusing a bit more on the musical aspects of the show. The balance of show, mystery, sci-fi and personal drama is there but it also leaves a lot to be desired after 10 episodes. But the concept is acutally interesting and at no time was I bored with the show. If this had been released somewhere else the YA-fans might have shown it a little more love. Rated 4 out of 5 stars 03/30/23 Full Review Audience Member It had a lot of potential but I didn't appreciate it being a cheap rip off of "The Hunger Games," "Glee," and "Brave New World." Also, the whiney baby liberal propaganda obsession was just over the top. This isnt watchable unless your brain is a sponge for crap. Rated 0.5 out of 5 stars 01/09/23 Full Review Audience Member honestly Love it a lot definitely needs another season. Rated 5 out of 5 stars 01/09/23 Full Review Audience Member First off, the director is an idiot and should be shot for ruining this classic tale. They kill off the best actress, and the hot girl at the beginning of the second episode because the director sys and I quote didn't fit into the world. So all you have for the rest of the time is a group of ugly people running around aimlessly. The main actress, no falt of her own, is an idiot throughout the adventure. The story behind it was really good, but the director destroyed it from the second episode, it just goes downhill from there Rated 0.5 out of 5 stars 01/09/23 Full Review Audience Member I like the concept and I am a sci-fi and music lover so I will hang with the show. But it is obviously meant for a young audience. I find myself identifying with those that value communal well being over individuality. And I do not understand how young kids would only explore hip hop when given a myriad of new musics to explore. I get it that in this day and age hip hop is the voice of the youth and counter culture but for those kids it should all be new and exciting. Rated 3 out of 5 stars 01/09/23 Full Review Read all reviews Next Post a review

      Season Info

      Executive Producer
      Joseph Mallozzi, R.T. Thorne, Andrea Gorfolova, Ashley Rite
      Network
      Hulu
      Rating
      TV-PG
      Genre
      Drama, Sci-Fi
      Original Language
      English
      Release Date
      Feb 14, 2020
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