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Monkeybone Reviews

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Scott G. Mignola
Common Sense Media

Starts out bad and gets progressively worse.

Full Review Source: Common Sense Media | Original Score: 1/5

January 2, 2011


Fun fun fun, but not necessarily for all the family.

Full Review Source: Film4

July 13, 2010
Jeffrey Chen
Window to the Movies

Primed to be dark, twisted, and playful -- all exhibited traits of the works of the director, animator Henry Selick -- it is instead juvenile, amateurish, and sloppy.

Full Review Source: Window to the Movies | Original Score: 3/10

November 16, 2009
Michael Dequina

A bundle of chaotic energy signifying nothing.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 2/4

February 11, 2009
Tony Macklin
Las Vegas CityLife

The film Monkeybone is a raucous mess. Director Henry Selick mixes animation and live action to the noisy, clumsy detriment of both.

Full Review Source: Las Vegas CityLife | Original Score: 1.5/5

February 2, 2009
Josh Larsen
LarsenOnFilm outrageously funny demonstration of how our interior angst can be put into the service of art.

Full Review Source: LarsenOnFilm | Original Score: 3.5/4

January 27, 2009
Mark Halverson
Sacramento News & Review

This tale about alter ego and greed generates more morbid and sexual content than a real sense of ghoulish fun or panic.

Full Review Source: Sacramento News & Review | Original Score: 2/5

August 7, 2008
Rob Gonsalves

A crass and frantic comedy-fantasy pitched alternately, I think, at ten-year-olds or stoned college students.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 0/5

July 18, 2008
Lisa Alspector
Chicago Reader
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You can almost see money dripping off the walls of the sets and cybersets in this special-effects extravaganza.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

April 26, 2007
Derek Adams
Time Out
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The design is often brilliant, although the film is nowhere near as tasteless or funny as it ought to be.

Full Review Source: Time Out

June 24, 2006
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

The movie doesn't seem to have a purpose other than to fill space.

Full Review Source: Combustible Celluloid | Original Score: 2/4

May 26, 2006
Staci Layne Wilson

Click to read the article.

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January 4, 2005
Steve Crum
Kansas City Kansan

An embarrassment for Brendan Fraser. Consider this surreal comedy attempt a career hurdle that Fraser has since cleared.

| Original Score: F

October 25, 2004
Ted Murphy

Don't waste your time with this monkey business.

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May 7, 2004
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

Monkeybone is kind of like a Tim Burton movie - except it wasn't directed by Tim Burton.

| Original Score: 2.5/4

August 1, 2003
Eugene Novikov
Film Blather

There's a special place in my heart for movies that create new worlds for us to inhabit.

Full Review Source: Film Blather | Original Score: B

May 22, 2003
Ron Wells
Film Threat

A largely frustrating 90-minute experience.

Full Review Source: Film Threat | Original Score: 2/5

May 18, 2003
Joe Mader
Palo Alto Weekly

Selick does his cast a major disservice.

| Original Score: 1.5/4

May 14, 2003
Jean Lowerison
San Diego Metropolitan

If you're interested in craziness, loony looking critters and other people's nightmares, there are worse ways to spend 90 minutes.

Full Review Source: San Diego Metropolitan

October 21, 2002
Margaret A. McGurk
Cincinnati Enquirer

Nice bid all around, kids. Too bad it doesn't quite work.

Full Review Source: Cincinnati Enquirer | Original Score: 2/4

October 15, 2002
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