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Kirk Honeycutt

Kirk Honeycutt
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
4 85% Hail, Caesar! (2016) The Coen Bros. spin their wheels by calling so much attention to every stab at humor. ‐ honeycuttshollywood.com
Posted Feb 3, 2016
7 50% 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers Of Benghazi (2016) '13 Hours' is impressive and even wearying without being any sort of gung-ho war movie ‐ honeycuttshollywood.com
Posted Jan 15, 2016
1 14% Ride Along 2 (2016) 'Ride Along 2' is déjà vu all over again. Only déjà worse. ‐ honeycuttshollywood.com
Posted Jan 13, 2016
7 72% A Perfect Day (2016) The film's tone is one of off-handed black humor where wisecracks and offbeat situations disguise horrors just beneath the surface of things. ‐ honeycuttshollywood.com
Posted Jan 12, 2016
9 97% 45 Years (2015) Charlotte Rampling plays subtext about as well as any actor in the world, her eyes and body conveying a mind overheating with unhealthy activity. ‐ honeycuttshollywood.com
Posted Dec 30, 2015
5 60% Concussion (2015) The story is pitched in a traditional movie genre most likely to connect to viewers who have been inured to these acceptable methods of studio storytelling. ‐ honeycuttshollywood.com
Posted Dec 28, 2015
5 78% Where to Invade Next (2016) Michael Moore could be accused of ignoring differences of history, culture, traditions, geography and economics when comparing these apples to those oranges. ‐ honeycuttshollywood.com
Posted Dec 23, 2015
4 75% The Hateful Eight (2015) 'The Hateful Eight' may be one of the most disappointing and discouraging films from a good director in a long while. ‐ honeycuttshollywood.com
Posted Dec 23, 2015
9 93% Anomalisa (2015) This darkly comic journey by Charlie Kaufman and Duke Johnson pushes and exceeds the usual boundaries of stop-motion animation. ‐ honeycuttshollywood.com
Posted Dec 21, 2015
9 81% The Revenant (2015) The American frontier on display in Alejandro G. Iñárritu's The Revenant' is a feral land without mercy or God ‐ honeycuttshollywood.com
Posted Dec 20, 2015
6 60% Joy (2015) There is enough joy in 'Joy' to keep the David O. Russell Experience rolling along. ‐ honeycuttshollywood.com
Posted Dec 18, 2015
3 60% Sisters (2015) Why is it that some actors or comics can indulge in potty-mouth, sexually and socially dubious raunch and get away with it while others simply make you cringe? ‐ honeycuttshollywood.com
Posted Dec 17, 2015
8 92% Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015) A fast-paced, good-spirited, thoroughly approachable action movie that grabs and keeps your attention from first frame to last ‐ honeycuttshollywood.com
Posted Dec 16, 2015
4/5 43% In the Heart of the Sea (2015) Ron Howard leaves no trace of any artistic personality on the movies he makes. ‐ honeycuttshollywood.com
Posted Dec 10, 2015
9 88% The Big Short (2015) 'The Big Short' is an astute satire Mark Twain would have been proud of, a tale of a new Gilded Age. ‐ honeycuttshollywood.com
Posted Dec 9, 2015
3 75% A Royal Night Out (2015) A story is too engineered for belief. ‐ honeycuttshollywood.com
Posted Dec 3, 2015
7 74% Youth (2015) A lovely interweave of comedy and caprice and of contemplative ironies, as with 'The Great Beauty,' yet this film plays it coy, making it harder to connect with. ‐ honeycuttshollywood.com
Posted Dec 2, 2015
7 69% The Danish Girl (2015) Eddie Redmayne is able to shed his own persona to go undercover into the lives of people facing extreme physical and emotional challenges. ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Nov 27, 2015
5 95% Creed (2015) Ryan takes advantage of the fact Stallone is a solid character actor who got waylaid into stardom. ‐ honeycuttshollywood.com
Posted Nov 25, 2015
4 66% The Night Before (2015) It's almost embarrassing that it took four screenwriters to create these feeble frat-boy jokes. ‐ honeycuttshollywood.com
Posted Nov 18, 2015
9 94% Carol (2015) The film leaves an indelible impression of what it is like to have to slip into shadows, away from windows and mirrors, to experience true passion. ‐ honeycuttshollywood.com
Posted Nov 17, 2015
4 45% The 33 (2015) Hollywood formula plays much too big a role in this amazing true story. ‐ honeycuttshollywood.com
Posted Nov 13, 2015
4 19% Love the Coopers (2015) Not enough here to hate the Coopers but certainly not much to love either. ‐ honeycuttshollywood.com
Posted Nov 12, 2015
2 33% By The Sea (2015) What explains this self-indulgent, meaningless, crashing bore of a movie? ‐ honeycuttshollywood.com
Posted Nov 11, 2015
4 73% Trumbo (2015) Often simplistic and sometimes clumsy, the movie never quite gets how convoluted Dalton Trumbo's convictions actually were. ‐ honeycuttshollywood.com
Posted Nov 5, 2015
7 65% Spectre (2015) You enjoy 'Spectre' but don't thrill to it as you did the valedictory yet refreshing 'Skyfall.' ‐ honeycuttshollywood.com
Posted Nov 4, 2015
4 52% I Smile Back (2015) 'I Smile Back' exists primarily as a showcase for Sarah Silverman's undoubted dramatic talents and an obliteration of her persona as a comedian. ‐ honeycuttshollywood.com
Posted Oct 26, 2015
7 84% The Walk (2015) The money sequence is pure magic. ‐ honeycuttshollywood.com
Posted Oct 15, 2015
9 91% Bridge of Spies (2015) Steven Spielberg's story sense is uncanny and his narrative instincts in 'Bridge' are never better. ‐ honeycuttshollywood.com
Posted Oct 14, 2015
8 62% Truth (2015) You don't review the film 'Truth,' you take a position. ‐ honeycuttshollywood.com
Posted Oct 12, 2015
8 91% Beasts of No Nation (2015) There has never been a war movie like this. ‐ honeycuttshollywood.com
Posted Oct 12, 2015
8 86% Steve Jobs (2015) Aaron Sorkin has created a larger-than-life monstre sacré who can rage across three acts of dazzling dialogue and constant movement like a latter-day Lear. ‐ honeycuttshollywood.com
Posted Oct 9, 2015
69% Henry & June (1990) Following Kaufman's impressive cinematic adaptations of such difficult-to-film works as The Right Stuff and The Unbearable Lightness of Being, Henry and June is a major disappointment. ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Oct 3, 2015
3 4% Shanghai (2015) A morass of clichés and orientalism salvaged from the Hollywood backlot debris of 75 years ago. ‐ honeycuttshollywood.com
Posted Sep 30, 2015
5 81% Labyrinth Of Lies (2015) A viewer is very much interested in how the horror of Auschwitz came to light but has little investment in the fictional characters doing the heavy lifting. ‐ honeycuttshollywood.com
Posted Sep 28, 2015
6 74% Black Mass (2015) The tale of Whitey Bulger and his involvement with the Boston FBI and his own politician brother never quite comes into clear focus. ‐ honeycuttshollywood.com
Posted Sep 21, 2015
5 73% Everest (2015) The movie can't quite deliver the existential experience of being trapped in Everest's icy grip. ‐ honeycuttshollywood.com
Posted Sep 17, 2015
8 94% Sicario (2015) Grippingly intense and bristling with fine acting, 'Sicario' is a thought-provoking thriller from Denis Villeneuve. ‐ honeycuttshollywood.com
Posted Sep 17, 2015
6 72% Pawn Sacrifice (2015) Edward Zwick tries his damndest to resurrect Bobby Fischer from fable and forgetfulness and mostly succeeds, thanks to a powerful performance by Tobey Maguire ‐ honeycuttshollywood.com
Posted Sep 14, 2015
8 64% The Visit (2015) This mocumentary-thriller works terrifically well - funny, scary, clever. ‐ honeycuttshollywood.com
Posted Sep 10, 2015
9 69% Wolf Totem (2015) A robust yet heart-breaking story of Mongolian wolf packs whose admirable way of life yields to the destructive fury of humans. ‐ honeycuttshollywood.com
Posted Sep 9, 2015
5 90% Coming Home (2015) It's a little disappointing that Zhang Yimou has chosen a dramatically tepid melodrama as his vehicle for examining such a destructive political upheaval. ‐ honeycuttshollywood.com
Posted Sep 8, 2015
4 63% Sleeping with Other People (2015) The movie is never quite sure what notes it wants to hit so it goes after everything. ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Sep 7, 2015
4 33% Dragon Blade (Tian jiang xiong shi) (2015) Despite hokum, bad plotting, stereotypical characters and mediocre acting, 'Dragon Blade' does deliver crowd-pleasing battles and gorgeous scenery. ‐ honeycuttshollywood.com
Posted Sep 3, 2015
5 66% Learning To Drive (2015) 'Learning to Drive' contains enough fine scenes, special moments and outstanding acting to make you mildly disappointed that more wasn't made out of this material. ‐ honeycuttshollywood.com
Posted Aug 20, 2015
8 92% Grandma (2015) Paul Weitz has created a perfect role for Lily Tomlin, a woman who matches her innate wisdom, charisma and wit. ‐ honeycuttshollywood.com
Posted Aug 19, 2015
8 87% Straight Outta Compton (2015) A movie that can launch a thousand conversations and, sadly, as pertinent now as N.W.A.'s record was in 1988 ‐ honeycuttshollywood.com
Posted Aug 14, 2015
4 64% Ricki And The Flash (2015) The film turns out to be more conventional than you'd expect from Diablo Cody ‐ honeycuttshollywood.com
Posted Aug 6, 2015
9 93% The Diary Of A Teenage Girl (2015) This film may become the 'Catcher in the Rye' for young women. ‐ honeycuttshollywood.com
Posted Aug 4, 2015
8 93% Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation (2015) The excellent chemistry between Cruise and Ferguson translates into superior hand-to-hand fight scenes and one spectacular chase. ‐ honeycuttshollywood.com
Posted Jul 31, 2015