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Honkytonk Man Reviews

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TIME Magazine
October 26, 2008
It is a guileless tribute not only to plain values of plain people in Depression America, but also to the sweet spirit of country-and-western music before it got all duded up for the urban cowboys.
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Variety Staff
Variety
October 26, 2008
Eastwood took great pains in telling this story of an aging, struggling country singer...
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Derek Adams
Time Out
February 9, 2006
The whole thing veers wildly in quality, and no Eastwood-hater should go within a mile of it; but few lovers of American cinema could fail to be moved by a venture conceived so recklessly against the spirit of its times.
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
October 23, 2004
This is a sweet, whimsical, low-key movie, a movie that makes you feel good without pressing you too hard.
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Janet Maslin
New York Times
August 30, 2004
The film comes across sympathetically but unconvincingly, as an attempt by a well-established movie tough guy to reveal his tender side.