Four Eyed Monsters (2005)



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One couple's rocky road toward togetherness is mapped in this comedy drama which melds elements of documentary and fiction. Arin (Arin Crumley) is a struggling independent filmmaker who pays the rent by shooting and editing wedding videos; he loathes the "four-eyed, two-mouthed, eight-limbed" beasts known as couples in love, but he would also prefer to be less lonely than he is. However, Arin is terrified of talking to women, and has a borderline phobia about sexually transmitted disease. On an … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Art House & International, Comedy
Directed By: ,
Written By: Susan Buice, Arin Crumley
In Theaters:
On DVD: Aug 4, 2009



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Critic Reviews for Four Eyed Monsters

All Critics (10) | Top Critics (5)

While some audience members will dismiss it as so much navel-gazing, those closer to their 20s should appreciate how the movie speaks to a generation whose most intimate communications routinely come through the Internet.

Full Review… | March 2, 2007
Detroit Free Press
Top Critic

This innovative chronicle of a truly modern romance conveys, in a painful, darkly humorous way, a variety of ultra-identifiable truths.

Full Review… | December 1, 2006
New York Times
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Fascinating if overly self-involved Slamdance entry is among the few U.S. pics that deliberately smudges the line between non-fiction and invention.

Full Review… | November 29, 2006
Top Critic

This diaristic relationship drama by New York video artist Arin Crumley and animator Susan Buice is so playful and imaginative that only at the very end... does its narcissism become off-putting.

Full Review… | November 29, 2006
Chicago Reader
Top Critic

A fresh, witty, and contemporary take on the perennial boy-meets-girl story.

Full Review… | November 28, 2006
Village Voice
Top Critic

Charming homemade movie is a surprisingly successful experiment in collaborative creativity.

Full Review… | February 15, 2007
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Audience Reviews for Four Eyed Monsters

Unique blend of modern romance and technology.

William Goss

Super Reviewer


I normally love Indie films but this was mediocre. I felt like I watching a home movie that some kids made..

Ida Kern

Super Reviewer

What makes this flick awesome is evident not only in the picture but in the concept: I am a total fan of the anti-date.

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