American Honey Reviews

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September 15, 2020
Whatever one's qualms concerning the subject matter, American Honey is generously conceived and gorgeously photographed, and provides Sasha Lane a notable platform.
July 24, 2020
It doesn't try to cover its muddy tracks because to do so would be inauthentic, and the issues at its core are anything but.
April 28, 2020
American Honey is special. It doesn't just show you these people; it makes you one with them. And by the end, you realize you've spent a whole lot of time with the future of America, and that's both thrilling and terrifying.
January 28, 2020
American Honey is never boring, but it's hard to justify a 163-minute length. The film is challenging, but compulsively watchable.
November 14, 2019
Overall, American Honey is sensual, grounded and honest depiction of a carefree life, reminding audiences it's okay to dream - just don't expect it to last.
April 22, 2019
Arnold ensures that each of these sequences crackles with tension, though one of the film's strengths is that the scenes never play out quite the way you expect.
April 3, 2019
Newcomer Sasha Lane absolutely owns this film - her fiery chemistry with the never-better LaBeouf is the spark that makes it ignite. This could be Arnold's magnum opus.
February 5, 2019
It's authentic. It's gritty. The characters feel like real people. The film moves at a lyrical pace.
January 15, 2019
A sweeping epic that captures a side of America that rarely, if ever, has been captured on film.
December 28, 2018
The film clocks in at a staggering 163 minutes, and though you feel its length, you never feel bored.
December 27, 2018
The film clocks in at a staggering 163 minutes, and though you feel its length, you never feel bored.
December 14, 2018
Get lost and be lost. The millennial generation. Nothing to do, nothing to be. Dreams does not come true, or may be yes. But only may be. [Full review in Spanish]
December 10, 2018
Andrea Arnold's film is a sweet road trip without a map.
November 5, 2018
In the strange specificity of teenagers hanging out, Arnold's ability to interpret and represent the idiosyncrasies of these disenfranchised millennial is absolute.
November 2, 2018
American Honey is a hypnotic, optimistic and euphoric experience that certainly deserves the accolades and buzz it got from Cannes onward and it is another cinematic gem from director Andrea Arnold. Sasha Lane is a true star.
November 1, 2018
American Honey has its pieces that stand out on their own, but the whole is a movie that leaves a lot to be desired.
August 28, 2018
You may hate it, but you're unlikely to feel blasé after coming out the other end of Arnold's vision of America.
August 28, 2018
Both a staggering achievement and a bit too unwieldy for its own good.
August 24, 2018
American Honey is a devastating film, but an essential one, and necessary viewing for anyone that really wants to understand the true extent of poverty's impact in modern American society.
August 24, 2018
Still sticking to her forte of focusing on the working classes and using non-professional actors (Sacha Lane was approached on a beach and had no acting experience), [director Andrea] Arnold's film feels as real as those that precede it.
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