(Dis)Honesty: The Truth About Lies Reviews

November 9, 2018
The takeaway is that we all have the capacity to build a better and more honest world, and this film can help us get there.
February 2, 2017
An insightful and entertaining documentary about the epidemic of lying and cheating afoot in the United States.
February 22, 2016
(Dis)honesty held my attention without demystifying the many kinds of lies we tell every day.
November 17, 2015
Fascinating docu on lying; some profanity, sex references.
June 26, 2015
Maybe that's the ultimate test: if you see this movie with someone who thinks the mom's actions are lower than those of Tucker Max's publicist, stop seeing movies with that person.
June 9, 2015
Social scientists and armchair psychologists alike will find a lot to like and learn from this film.
June 5, 2015
A documentary that's interesting both as sociological study and as a bit of advice.
May 26, 2015
There are important human insights here with practical implications for public policy.
May 26, 2015
Like a TED talk augmented by scads of testimonials from ordinary folks who've been caught in the act, Yael Melamede's doc is more lively than one might expect.
May 26, 2015
Yael Melamede's illuminating documentary, (Dis)Honesty: The Truth About Lies, delves into the reasons why we lie and how we rationalize it.
May 23, 2015
Lively, witty and captivating with a few interesting kernels of wisdom, but not particularly profound, surprising or truly revelatory.
May 21, 2015
Its findings don't add up to more than a sardonic gloss on a provocative subject.
May 20, 2015
No fibbing - this accessible, entertaining peek at why we lie, what the mental processes are and what such dishonesty achieves is utterly fascinating.
May 20, 2015
(Dis)honesty builds a calm yet compelling case that lying is a manageable but incurable symptom of the human condition.
May 19, 2015
While (Dis)Honesty doesn't reveal any mind-blowing insights, it is chock-full of fun trivia - bankers are twice as likely to lie as politicians, and swearing on a Bible does make us more likely to tell the truth.
May 18, 2015
Yael Melamede doesn't dwell on each of her subjects' stories beyond the condensed version that's related on screen.
May 14, 2015
"(Dis)Honesty: The Truth About Lies" takes a pointed look at the ways, big and small, that deceit infuses and often determines our life course.
May 1, 2015
Bestselling academic Dan Ariely is our guide through the science and psychology of fibbing in Yael Melamede's entertaining documentary.