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Rating Title/Year Author
7/10 Tommy's Honour (2016) Kirk Honeycutt Jason Connery's 'Tommy's Honour' unpacks early history of golf to satisfying dramatic results. EDIT
Posted Apr 13, 2017
4/10 The Great Wall (2016) Kirk Honeycutt The vision here is that of producers with eyes on box office and little concern for creativity. EDIT
Posted Feb 22, 2017
7/10 20th Century Women (2016) Kirk Honeycutt Mike Mills gets just the right bittersweet tone here. EDIT
Posted Jan 23, 2017
4/10 Patriots Day (2016) Kirk Honeycutt Too many compromises undermine the latest Peter Berg/Mark Wahlberg collaboration. EDIT
Posted Jan 16, 2017
4/10 Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016) Kirk Honeycutt The story itself is unwieldy, padded and almost entirely reliant upon CGI for forward momentum. EDIT
Posted Nov 21, 2016
9/10 Arrival (2016) Kirk Honeycutt "Arrival" embarrasses the current mode of contemporary cinema to explore ideas, moods and a vision that belongs uniquely to this film. EDIT
Posted Nov 14, 2016
6/10 Inferno (2016) Kirk Honeycutt Ron Howard is good at detailing exactly how people escape a remorseless fate and pulp fiction such as "Inferno" is no exception. EDIT
Posted Oct 31, 2016
4/10 Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (2016) Kirk Honeycutt Thanks to Tom Cruise and Ed Zwick, 'Jack Reacher' does transcend the limitations of its genre and a by-the-numbers screenplay. EDIT
Posted Oct 24, 2016
5/10 The Light Between Oceans (2016) Kirk Honeycutt Pictorial beauty in a David Lean sort of way and a mesmerizing quality might convince a viewer 'The Light Between Oceans,' a contrived and emotionally manipulative tale, has real credibility. EDIT
Posted Sep 2, 2016
3/10 Morgan (2016) Kirk Honeycutt The utter failure of 'Morgan' underscores what happens when a filmmaker enters strip-mined territory with nary an original idea. EDIT
Posted Aug 31, 2016
5/10 Anthropoid (2016) Kirk Honeycutt The shame is that for all the years of research and planning that went into making this film, Sean Ellis didn't allow himself the luxury of invention. EDIT
Posted Aug 12, 2016
9/10 Hell or High Water (2016) Kirk Honeycutt "Hell or High Water" may be the best picture released so far in 2016. EDIT
Posted Aug 11, 2016
6/10 Pete's Dragon (2016) Kirk Honeycutt With 'Pete's Dragon' you sense a rare opportunity for a Disney classic slipped through the filmmakers' fingers. EDIT
Posted Aug 10, 2016
8/10 Florence Foster Jenkins (2016) Kirk Honeycutt Stephen Frears' film achieves that remarkable and nearly unobtainable artistic plateau of sad-funny. EDIT
Posted Aug 9, 2016
4/10 Suicide Squad (2016) Kirk Honeycutt David Ayer is of the realist school of action filmmaking and this doesn't jibe well with fantastical fights and outrageous cartoon characters. EDIT
Posted Aug 5, 2016
6/10 Tallulah (2016) Kirk Honeycutt "Tallulah" is one of those films on a filmmaker's resume that denotes promise more than accomplishment. EDIT
Posted Jul 26, 2016
7/10 Don't Think Twice (2016) Kirk Honeycutt "Don't Think Twice" is one of the better movies you'll see about what it takes to establish a viable career in show business. EDIT
Posted Jul 20, 2016
5/10 Café Society (2016) Kirk Honeycutt The movie's final grace note is deeply felt, so much so you wish Woody Allen had chosen another route to get there. EDIT
Posted Jul 14, 2016
6/10 Captain Fantastic (2016) Kirk Honeycutt Well worth catching if only for a lively debate afterwards about the advantages/disadvantages of unplugged rearing and education programs for children. EDIT
Posted Jul 9, 2016
6/10 The Secret Life of Pets (2016) Kirk Honeycutt Illumination Entertainment has concocted an easy-to-like and easy-to-laugh animated feature for mostly smaller viewers. EDIT
Posted Jul 8, 2016
2/10 Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates (2016) Kirk Honeycutt What Mike and Dave really need are a few jokes, a coherent screenplay and some direction - any direction at all might have helped. EDIT
Posted Jul 5, 2016
6/10 The Legend of Tarzan (2016) Kirk Honeycutt Given the challenges, which the filmmakers tiptoe through with surprising agility, the new 'Tarzan' is quite adequate in delivering old-fashioned adventures. EDIT
Posted Jul 1, 2016
4/10 The BFG (2016) Kirk Honeycutt "The BFG" gets caught between old-fashioned Dickensian fairy stories and the new, exciting worlds imagined by the Pixar crew. EDIT
Posted Jun 30, 2016
4/10 Our Kind of Traitor (2016) Kirk Honeycutt "Our Kind of Traitor" does many things well but the feeling afterwards is, unfortunately, one of disappointment. EDIT
Posted Jun 28, 2016
8/10 Free State of Jones (2016) Kirk Honeycutt This may be one of the most honest American films about slavery, the Civil War and Reconstruction ever made. EDIT
Posted Jun 28, 2016
4/10 The Shallows (2016) Kirk Honeycutt The key missing ingredient in "The Shallows" is any motivation to make this movie other than a summer-time diversion. EDIT
Posted Jun 24, 2016
7/10 Eat That Question: Frank Zappa in His Own Words (2016) Kirk Honeycutt Thorsten Schüette's 'Eat That Question: Frank Zappa in His Own Words' will, one hopes, restore Zappa to his rightful place in music history. EDIT
Posted Jun 20, 2016
8/10 Finding Dory (2016) Kirk Honeycutt A world-wide aquatic playground filled with rambunctious slapstick, Dickensian sea creatures, astonishing visual beauty and relentless albeit implausible jeopardy. EDIT
Posted Jun 16, 2016
7/10 De Palma (2015) Kirk Honeycutt Brian De Palma has been the most neglected of the '70s Movie Brats in recent critical discourse - and unfairly so. EDIT
Posted Jun 14, 2016
4/10 Genius (2016) Kirk Honeycutt "Genius" represents a failed opportunity to get at the heart of the creative process. EDIT
Posted Jun 9, 2016
5 Money Monster (2016) Kirk Honeycutt It's 'Dog Day Afternoon' meets 'Network' meets 'Inside Man' meets 'The King of Comedy' and that's far too many 'meets' to strike an original cord. EDIT
Posted May 12, 2016
4 X-Men: Apocalypse (2016) Kirk Honeycutt The end - of the movie, not the world -can't come soon enough. EDIT
Posted May 10, 2016
6 Captain America: Civil War (2016) Kirk Honeycutt The movie fumbles the question at the very heart of the Avengers but not before giving its fan base plenty of reasons to cheer. EDIT
Posted May 4, 2016
3 Mother's Day (2016) Kirk Honeycutt It's a hopeless task to point out incessant clichés, formulaic story structure and sappy nonsense that cheerfully take up residence in the Garry Marshall Experience EDIT
Posted Apr 29, 2016
7 The Man Who Knew Infinity (2015) Kirk Honeycutt Matthew Brown does a fine job of cutting through the math chat to give you the living, breathing men who collaborated and clashed a century ago. EDIT
Posted Apr 27, 2016
7 Elvis & Nixon (2016) Kirk Honeycutt 'Elvis & Nixon' catches both men at a nexus of absurdist comedy and overwhelming personality disorders. EDIT
Posted Apr 20, 2016
8 A Hologram for the King (2016) Kirk Honeycutt 'A Hologram for a King' is that fine and rare thing, a comedy that makes profound observations with the lightest of touches. EDIT
Posted Apr 19, 2016
8 The Jungle Book (2016) Kirk Honeycutt 'The Jungle Book' transports you back to childhood games surrounded by a photo-reality that commands awe with every frame. EDIT
Posted Apr 13, 2016
2 The Boss (2016) Kirk Honeycutt Melissa McCarthy meet Michelle Darnell . You really should get to know each other better. EDIT
Posted Apr 7, 2016
4 Demolition (2015) Kirk Honeycutt When everything in a movie is reduced to a metaphor then nothing is the least bit real. EDIT
Posted Apr 6, 2016
5 The Bronze (2015) Kirk Honeycutt 'The Bronze' is a sports movie that gets many things right although not enough to represent a game changer. EDIT
Posted Mar 16, 2016
4 Remember (2015) Kirk Honeycutt Atom Egoyan chooses a risky approach to a Holocaust theme that many will find highly unsatisfying if not risible. EDIT
Posted Mar 15, 2016
7 The Clan (2015) Kirk Honeycutt Perhaps what disturbs a viewer the most is director Pablo Trapero is making none of this up. EDIT
Posted Mar 14, 2016
3 The Brothers Grimsby (2016) Kirk Honeycutt Sacha Baron Cohen - creator of Borat, Bruno and Ali G - loses his mojo big time in 'The Brothers Grimsby.' EDIT
Posted Mar 12, 2016
8 Eye in the Sky (2015) Kirk Honeycutt Never has a movie been able to wring so much tension from shots of people staring at screens and computer monitors. EDIT
Posted Mar 7, 2016
2 London Has Fallen (2016) Kirk Honeycutt The film bears a closer resemblance to a shooter video game than an actual movie. EDIT
Posted Mar 4, 2016
8 Zootopia (2016) Kirk Honeycutt Donald Trump would scream 'loser' were he to see Disney's 'Zootopia.' EDIT
Posted Mar 3, 2016
5 Knight of Cups (2015) Kirk Honeycutt The questions Malick seems to be pursuing are those that go back to the beginning of time, only highly aestheticized EDIT
Posted Mar 2, 2016
5 The Wave (2015) Kirk Honeycutt Roar Uthuag assembles everything a Hollywood studio would demand: stock characters, massive CGI, impressive scenery and a family in jeopardy. EDIT
Posted Mar 1, 2016
4 Triple 9 (2016) Kirk Honeycutt A grim urban landscape of dirty cops, corrupt ex-special forces ops, ruthless mobsters and vicious gang members allows for no moral high ground. EDIT
Posted Feb 22, 2016