A Monster With A Thousand Heads (Un Monstruo de Mil Cabezas) Reviews

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July 8, 2016
A scathing indictment of bureaucracy and corporate greed wrapped up in the guise of a frenzied thriller, "A Monster with a Thousand Heads" will be too close for comfort for some.
June 16, 2016
Quiet and contemplative instead of being noisy and all about action, A Monster With a Thousand Heads, based on a novel by Laura Santullo, slowly pulls viewers in to [Sonia's] plight.
June 9, 2016
While some of the plot points in this Mexican drama strain logic, there's an undeniable emotional truth to every step the woman takes; the icy, formal cinematography assists by accentuating her helplessness against a faceless bureaucracy.
May 26, 2016
Pl, working from a spare yet jangly screenplay by Laura Santullo, steadily builds suspense, craftily calibrating subtle shifts in perspective that allow us to alternate, seamlessly, between impartial observers and, as it were, active participants.
May 20, 2016
A Monster With a Thousand Heads is a political outcry masquerading as a taut, well-crafted thriller.
May 19, 2016
A sobering, all-too-relatable indictment of the bureaucratic Hydra that is the medical insurance industry.
April 5, 2019
Plá's iron-fisted approach to the thriller genre wrings out any possibility of tension or mystery, leaving only an over-baked and undernourished gimmick movie, and a fairly laughable one at that.
August 29, 2018
A quietly powerful drama fueled by its visuals and central performance, and, at 74 minutes, there's barely a wasted frame.
August 23, 2018
A Monster With a Thousand Heads,... is a swift cinematic plea for transparency and dignity.
August 29, 2017
Anyone who's had a frustrating encounter with bureaucracy--and I bet that's everyone--will identify in some way with Sonia in the film A Monster with a Thousand Heads.
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