75

Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
Smart and surprising.
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70

Village Voice

By Mark Holcomb
In the end, Milk and Honey's contrived connections blossom into a disarmingly effective reckoning with loss and regret.
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70

Variety

By David Rooney
Dexterously scripted, darkly humorous.
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63

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Maggio and his stars find some unexpected truths in a familiar tale.
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60

The A.V. Club

By Nathan Rabin
Once Milk And Honey stops lurching after huge, actorly moments of near-psychotic intensity, it loosens up and actually gets around to telling a reasonably compelling human story.
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60

Film Threat

By Merle Bertrand
Has just enough quirks and unexpected shocks along the way to keep things interesting.
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50

New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
Some fine performances shine through in Joe Maggio's pretentious, credulity-straining dramedy.
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50

TV Guide

By Maitland McDonagh
The lives of three deeply unhappy New Yorkers crisscross in unexpected ways in writer-director Joe Maggio's uneven but strangely affecting film.
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50

Chicago Reader

By J.R. Jones
This 2003 drama suffers from a heavy narrative hand, as a series of ironic coincidences creates a tiny, hermetically sealed New York City, but the contrivances are overwhelmed by the intimacy and immediacy of the human encounters.
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40

The New York Times

By Stephen Holden
Milk and Honey is the kind of nightmare-in-a-box you might expect if Neil LaBute remade Martin Scorsese's "After Hours" on a shoestring.
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55 out of 100
Mixed or average reviews
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