Kirk Honeycutt
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For 987 reviews, this critic has graded:
  • 55% higher than the average critic
  • 2% same as the average critic
  • 43% lower than the average critic
On average, this critic grades 0.9 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)

Kirk Honeycutt's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average review score: 60
Highest review score: 100 Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Lowest review score: 0 Your Highness
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 91 out of 987
987 movie reviews
    • 83 Metascore
    • 100 Kirk Honeycutt
    A fully believable, flesh-and-blood (albeit not human flesh and blood) romance is the beating heart of "Avatar." Cameron has never made a movie just to show off visual pyrotechnics: Every bit of technology in "Avatar" serves the greater purpose of a deeply felt love story.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 100 Kirk Honeycutt
    No true fan of science fiction -- or, for that matter, cinema -- can help but thrill to the action, high stakes and suspense built around a very original chase movie.
    • 94 Metascore
    • 100 Kirk Honeycutt
    Hysterically funny yet melancholy comedy.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 100 Kirk Honeycutt
    Bale again brilliantly personifies all the deep traumas and misgivings of Batman's alter ego, Bruce Wayne. A bit of Hamlet is in this Batman.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 100 Kirk Honeycutt
    A ferociously entertaining film.
    • 94 Metascore
    • 100 Kirk Honeycutt
    The visual design of Wall-E is arguably Pixar's best. Stanton, who wrote the script with Jim Reardon from a story he concocted with Peter Docter, creates two fantastically imaginative, breathtakingly lit worlds.
    • 96 Metascore
    • 100 Kirk Honeycutt
    Brad Bird and Pixar recapture the charm and winning imagination of classic Disney animation.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 100 Kirk Honeycutt
    Under Eastwood's painstakingly stripped-down direction -- his filmmaking has become the cinematic equivalent of Hemingway's spare though precise prose -- the story emerges as that rarest of birds, an uplifting tragedy.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 100 Kirk Honeycutt
    Superbly made and winningly acted by Brad Pitt in his most impressive outing to date.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 100 Kirk Honeycutt
    Greengrass has made not only a thoroughly fact-checked film but a film that uncontrovertibly comes from the heart.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 100 Kirk Honeycutt
    Capote represents something unique in cinema.…Most eye-catching for critics and audiences in the weeks to come will be Philip Seymour Hoffman's brilliant metamorphosis into the persona of the late author.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 100 Kirk Honeycutt
    A wondrous flight of fancy, a stop-motion-animated treat brimming with imaginative characters, evocative sets, sly humor, inspired songs and a genuine whimsy that seldom finds its way into today's movies.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 100 Kirk Honeycutt
    The best one yet.
    • 53 Metascore
    • 100 Kirk Honeycutt
    One of the best film musicals in years -- exuberant, sexy and life affirming in equal measure.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 100 Kirk Honeycutt
    Clint Eastwood's Flags of Our Fathers does a most difficult and brave thing and does it brilliantly. It is a movie about a concept. Not just any concept but the shop-worn and often wrong-headed idea of "heroism."
    • 79 Metascore
    • 100 Kirk Honeycutt
    The film, narrated ably by Leonardo DiCaprio, who seems to share the audience's amazement at what is appearing onscreen, is over too quickly in a mere 43 minutes. So line up and see it again.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 100 Kirk Honeycutt
    Kill Bill-Vol. 2 puts to shame doubts entertained about aesthetic strategies or structural imbalance provoked by "Kill Bill-Vol. 1." Now that the entirety of Quentin Tarantino's epic revenge melodrama is on view, "Kill Bill" emerges as a brilliant, invigorating work, one to muse over for years to come.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 100 Kirk Honeycutt
    This is one of the most wildly romantic movies in ages.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 100 Kirk Honeycutt
    Not only (Kaufman's) most accessible and romantic screenplay, it's his most complete. The third act works like a charm and pulls all his themes, characters and conflicts together beautifully.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 100 Kirk Honeycutt
    Pixar again hitches top-notch storytelling to the very best in CG animation.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 100 Kirk Honeycutt
    Anurag Kashyap's Black Friday is a superb and devastating piece of cinema that with justification can be compared favorably to Gillo Pontocorvo's classic "The Battle of Algiers" in its dispassionate yet sweeping journalistic inquiry into cataclysmic social and political events.
    • 95 Metascore
    • 100 Kirk Honeycutt
    The film comes down to a mesmerizing portrait of a man who in any other age would perhaps be deemed nuts or useless, but in the Internet age has this mental agility to transform an idea into an empire.
    • 67 Metascore
    • 90 Kirk Honeycutt
    What this strange yet strangely beguiling film does is capture one of pop culture's great entertainers in the feverish grips of pure creativity.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Kirk Honeycutt
    This is a marvelous family story, tapping into all sorts of childhood dreams and nightmares involving Mommy, monsters and heroic youngsters. Selick's imaginative sets and puppets are in perfect pitch with Gaiman's fantasy.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 90 Kirk Honeycutt
    Downey plays off his own bad-boy image wonderfully. The writers give him great lines to work with and ditto that for his Girl Friday, Gwyneth Paltrow's Pepper Potts, whose own svelte lines cannot be improved on.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Kirk Honeycutt
    The filmmakers were right to believe that a live-action version of this story would have failed to achieve the universality Persepolis does.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 90 Kirk Honeycutt
    Now Eastwood turns on a dime and tackles not just his first war movie but two war movies of considerable scope and complexity. If he doesn't nail everything perfectly, he nevertheless has created a vivid memorial to the courage on both sides of this battle and created an awareness in the public consciousness at a most opportune moment about how war feels to those lost in its fog.
    • 91 Metascore
    • 90 Kirk Honeycutt
    A fascinating mix of high-minded gossip and historical perspective, examines the clash of values -- of ritual and traditions versus media savvy and political ambition -- that leads to a crisis for the British monarchy.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Kirk Honeycutt
    Spicing up the entire package is a screenplay by Canet and Philippe Lefebvre that bristles with wit and energy.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Kirk Honeycutt
    It is more sad-funny than funny-funny, but Jenkins has enough empathy and wit to realize that even the sad parts are, somehow, funny.

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