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Kirk Honeycutt

Kirk Honeycutt
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
4 53% Triple 9 (2016) A grim urban landscape of dirty cops, corrupt ex-special forces ops, ruthless mobsters and vicious gang members allows for no moral high ground.‐
Read More | Posted Feb 22, 2016
3 43% Forsaken (2016) 'Forsaken' is such a wallow in a stagnant pool of Western clichés it drowns before the final showdown on Main Street‐
Read More | Posted Feb 18, 2016
2 23% Zoolander 2 (2016) A wildly over-plotted, discouragingly unfunny action-comedy bloated with celebrity cameos and desperately needing but lacking any satirical edge.‐
Read More | Posted Feb 11, 2016
6 75% Already Tomorrow In Hong Kong (2016) Director Emily Ting, who did live in Hong Kong for five years as an expat, puts her experiences to good advantage to capture the city from an outsider's point of view.‐
Read More | Posted Feb 9, 2016
4 85% Hail, Caesar! (2016) The Coen Bros. spin their wheels by calling so much attention to every stab at humor.‐
Read More | 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‐
Read More | Posted Jan 15, 2016
1 13% Ride Along 2 (2016) 'Ride Along 2' is déjà vu all over again. Only déjà worse.‐
Read More | Posted Jan 13, 2016
7 73% 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.‐
Read More | 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.‐
Read More | 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.‐
Read More | Posted Dec 28, 2015
5 79% 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.‐
Read More | Posted Dec 23, 2015
4 74% 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.‐
Read More | Posted Dec 23, 2015
9 91% Anomalisa (2015) This darkly comic journey by Charlie Kaufman and Duke Johnson pushes and exceeds the usual boundaries of stop-motion animation.‐
Read More | Posted Dec 21, 2015
9 80% The Revenant (2015) The American frontier on display in Alejandro G. Iñárritu's The Revenant' is a feral land without mercy or God‐
Read More | Posted Dec 20, 2015
6 59% Joy (2015) There is enough joy in 'Joy' to keep the David O. Russell Experience rolling along.‐
Read More | 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?‐
Read More | Posted Dec 17, 2015
8 93% 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‐
Read More | Posted Dec 16, 2015
4/5 42% In the Heart of the Sea (2015) Ron Howard leaves no trace of any artistic personality on the movies he makes.‐
Read More | 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.‐
Read More | Posted Dec 9, 2015
3 74% A Royal Night Out (2015) A story is too engineered for belief. ‐
Read More | Posted Dec 3, 2015
7 72% 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.‐
Read More | Posted Dec 2, 2015
7 68% 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
Read More | 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.‐
Read More | 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.‐
Read More | Posted Nov 18, 2015
9 95% 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.‐
Read More | Posted Nov 17, 2015
4 47% The 33 (2015) Hollywood formula plays much too big a role in this amazing true story.‐
Read More | Posted Nov 13, 2015
4 19% Love the Coopers (2015) Not enough here to hate the Coopers but certainly not much to love either.‐
Read More | Posted Nov 12, 2015
2 34% By The Sea (2015) What explains this self-indulgent, meaningless, crashing bore of a movie?‐
Read More | 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.‐
Read More | Posted Nov 5, 2015
7 63% Spectre (2015) You enjoy 'Spectre' but don't thrill to it as you did the valedictory yet refreshing 'Skyfall.'‐
Read More | 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.‐
Read More | Posted Oct 26, 2015
7 84% The Walk (2015) The money sequence is pure magic.‐
Read More | 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.‐
Read More | Posted Oct 14, 2015
8 63% Truth (2015) You don't review the film 'Truth,' you take a position.‐
Read More | Posted Oct 12, 2015
8 91% Beasts of No Nation (2015) There has never been a war movie like this.‐
Read More | 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.‐
Read More | Posted Oct 9, 2015
60% 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
Read More | Posted Oct 3, 2015
3 4% Shanghai (2015) A morass of clichés and orientalism salvaged from the Hollywood backlot debris of 75 years ago.‐
Read More | 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.‐
Read More | Posted Sep 28, 2015
6 73% 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.‐
Read More | 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.‐
Read More | Posted Sep 17, 2015
8 93% Sicario (2015) Grippingly intense and bristling with fine acting, 'Sicario' is a thought-provoking thriller from Denis Villeneuve.‐
Read More | Posted Sep 17, 2015
6 71% 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‐
Read More | Posted Sep 14, 2015
8 65% The Visit (2015) This mocumentary-thriller works terrifically well - funny, scary, clever.‐
Read More | Posted Sep 10, 2015
9 68% 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.‐
Read More | Posted Sep 9, 2015
5 89% 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.‐
Read More | 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
Read More | Posted Sep 7, 2015
4 35% 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.‐
Read More | Posted Sep 3, 2015
5 67% 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.‐
Read More | 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.‐
Read More | Posted Aug 19, 2015