A Babysitter's Guide to Monster Hunting Reviews

October 28, 2020
Like a lot of middling Netflix films, there's a cheap veneer that prevents any creative exploration of the film's high-concept premise.
October 19, 2020
A kid-friendly mash-up of limited imagination and endless exposition. Boring as all get out, in other words.
October 19, 2020
A Babysitter's Guide doesn't take enough advantage of the holiday's invitation for mischief and mayhem, let alone costumes and alter egos. Shadow monsters aside, this could have taken place any old night.
October 16, 2020
It's hard to figure out exactly what Talalay and Co. are aiming for here. Babysitter's Guide is never truly scary but it's also never all that funny.
October 15, 2020
The beasties might be cute, but that's all they are; like the film itself, an adaptation of screenwriter Joe Ballarini's YA book series, a brightly-coloured distraction seems to be the only point.
Top Critic
October 15, 2020
The film feels more programmed than imagined.