Handsome Devil Reviews

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June 1, 2017
"Handsome Devil" studies formulaic coming-of-age movies a little too closely.
June 1, 2017
The sweetness, poignancy and breezy humor of this Emerald Isle bildungsroman also make it pretty darn impossible to resist.
June 1, 2017
Although the film can feel a bit been-there-seen-that, this earnest, well-drawn tale ultimately proves distinct and winning enough to warrant a look.
May 31, 2017
The flick teeters between feel-good message movie and a burlesque of gay panic ...
April 25, 2017
Heavy-handed at times, but this is a sweet story honestly told.
February 3, 2019
Writer/director John Butler has crafted a feel good film that overcomes a fairly predictable plot with winning performances.
November 11, 2018
It is without a doubt one of the feel good films of the year.
August 21, 2018
Get back to me when you're ready to move beyond middling after-school specials like "Handsome Devil," MiFo peeps. There's still some growing up left to do.
October 24, 2017
... "Handsome Devil" is a lively gay romance, even though it isn't all that romantic.
August 15, 2017
It's a premise we've seen dozens of times before, in a variety of guises, but writer-director John Butler injects his own highly personal take with lashings of Irish humour and a gutsy helping of genuine heart and emotion.
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