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Monday, January 27, 2020

[5.75/10] Honey Boy (2019)

Honey Boy (2019)

Quick Review: Split in two parallel stories of then and now, the first of which follows the dysfunctional bond between a young stunt boy and his troubled father, and the second one depicting the consequences on Otis' brain, "Honey Boy" is loud, sweary, shouty, depressing in tone and feel, and not very pleasant to watch, but it offers an uncommon perspective on the delicate, yet bleak ghosts-of-the-childhood subject, and benefits from LaBeouf's wildly anxious, often hysterical performance.


Alex J. Cavanaugh said...

Doesn't sound like my kind of film.

George Beremov [Nebular] said...

Alex, to be honest, neither was my....