katie’s review published on Letterboxd:
"I'm going to make a movie about you."
Honey Boy is not perfect. *update, it very much is perfect. But Honey Boy is loud, and with emotions as honest and raw as these, loud is perfect. Loud enough to give me bruises and stains of mascara on my cheeks, honest enough to dig up old phone calls with my dad, raw enough to leave me in pieces. All I know right now, with the scars Honey Boy left with me, is that Noah Jupe gives my favorite performance of the year, and Shia LaBeouf is just about as emotionally vulnerable as a writer and performer can get. I don't think I could get this movie out of my head if I tried.
And I wouldn't dare.
"Make me look good, Honey Boy."