Honeydripper Reviews

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February 28, 2020
Like a rich and fading tapestry, the film successfully manages to create a lost world, a lost time.
July 23, 2019
An endearing and heartfelt elegy to the subtle changes taking place to a small Alabama community in the early 1950s.
November 16, 2011
November 16, 2011
November 16, 2011
December 27, 2008
An engaging and inspirational tale... handled with graceful understatement.
October 18, 2008
October 18, 2008
October 18, 2008
While this may not be the rowdiest birth-of-rock-'n'-roll film ever made -- it's very likely the least rowdy -- Sayles addresses a transitional moment in his own patient, precise way.
October 18, 2008
It's optimistic, and maybe it doesn't have a heck of a lot to do with history, but it's a tale well told.
October 1, 2008
June 22, 2008
It's a leisurely paced period musical drama set in the Jim Crow south of the 1950s that's steeped in the black southern mores ... .
June 10, 2008
June 5, 2008
John Sayles, after 27 years and 16 films, is the ancient mariner of independent cinema, navigating the constantly swirling waters of the genre with passion and skill.
May 9, 2008
May 8, 2008
May 1, 2008
This isn't the kind of flashy Big Issue movie that makes people stand up and take notice. It's quiet and moody, with outbursts of strong emotion and energy.
April 2, 2008
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March 21, 2008
In this allegory, you understand, times change and troubles stay the same.
March 21, 2008
... a tone deaf movie, filled with obvious, overly expository dialogue and sometimes patronizing symbols.
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