A Monster Calls

2016

Action / Animation / Drama / Fantasy

248
Rotten Tomatoes Critics - Certified Fresh 87%
Rotten Tomatoes Audience - Upright 85%
IMDb Rating 7.5 10 61420

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Cast

Liam Neeson as The Monster
Sigourney Weaver as Grandma
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Movie Reviews

Reviewed by kraytdragon-sean 9 / 10

Emotionally Honest

A Monster Calls is the rare movie geared toward a younger demographic which refuses to pull an emotional punch. The movie explicitly states that the protagonist, Connor O'Malley, is "too old to be a kid and too young to be a man". The introductory tagline is the perfect way to relay the film's tone to the audience. From the brutally honest acting to the gorgeously animated "stories", A Monster Calls allows raw emotion to emanate from the experience. Magic on the screen happens due to the unique specificity of our hurt hero. The fantastical elements found in a typical family movie organically merge with the painful reality of adulthood. For example, a fight will begin building up in Connor and the anger will call out the monster. The monster is never a simple vicarious outlet for the young adult. Instead, the monster is a well-executed manifestation of perceived guilt towards a deeper truth. Liam Neeson's monster revels in the humanity of the moment while also holding a magnifying glass up to it. Life continues to get worse for Connor and each appearance leads to a gradual slip of harsh reality. Refreshingly, A Monster Calls never hides that uncovering important personal insight is a painful process. The climax makes up for one of the most touching revelatory moments in modern cinema. The value of the film is revealed in how both children and adults in the audience gain a better understanding of the inherently personal nature of grief. The way we deal with a loss can come across as something else entirely for ourselves. A wide release of the film will hopefully begin to kindle in an audience a desire for introspective cinema. In a sense, specific scenarios are able to paradoxically tap into a universally human truth. Movies like A Monster Calls show a better alternative to the next soulless generic blockbuster movie.

Reviewed by xearmadman 10 / 10

Everyone is running from monsters........................

Your monster may be cancer, it may be sickness, it may be losing someone close to you, or not being pretty enough, not having enough money, not good enough in some way... we all have monsters.

Sometimes if we just tell the truth about our monsters they don't seem so scary. If we just admit to them we can have a bit of compassion for our fears and worries and the human condition we find ourselves in.

Conor O'Malley finds a place within himself of telling the truth about one of his monsters... something so hideous he could never admit it to himself or anyone else before (wanting his mother dead).

Telling the truth frees him just as it frees all of us when we can find a place of acceptance for how we actually are without hiding or putting on pretensions.

This film is deep and touching and I would like to somehow reward every person involved in the making of it.

Reviewed by ninajulia-75462 9 / 10

Emotional and touching

This movie is dark and beautifully made. the acting is great, and the effects are stunning. With other words, you should watch this movie if you like deep films with a message. This movie is probably not suitable for people who only like fun and lighthearted movies, as it is pretty dark. Some people might find it too depressing, but it is a really good film if you like these type of movies. This is coming-of-age drama that will stay in your memory.

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