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

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May 19, 2016
Pl's comedy is black, but his moral position isn't black and white.
May 12, 2016
Unique for how it captures the urgency of a system that's designed to frustrate and confuse people into helplessness.
May 12, 2016
It is engrossing, even funny at times, but it is a bit too jagged in execution to properly build to its tragic climax.
May 12, 2016
A taut and engrossing drama about corporate malfeasance and the indifference to human suffering.
May 11, 2016
It's a nice premise, one grounded and lent empathy not only by a series of strong performances but by the script's point-of-view shifts.
May 11, 2016
This is a lean and efficient mix of thriller, drama and socio-political commentary.
May 11, 2016
The movie's title is metaphorical, but its multiple viewpoints -- many of which represent one of those thousand heads, even if only for a minute or two -- ensure that it never feels like a bombastic lecture.
May 11, 2016
This Monster may not have quite as many facets as its title implies, but Pla's formally deft manipulation of perspective keeps the pic both urgent and even-handed.
May 11, 2016
A Monster With a Thousand Heads will make your blood boil.
May 11, 2016
Pl achieves a visual style that is ice-cold but also deeply human - a clever way to depict an all-powerful system that feeds on our lives and thrives on our fallibility.
May 11, 2016
The movie deserves to be known, first of all, as a terrific example of intelligent, captivating film craft-further proof of the recent strength of Mexican cinema.
May 10, 2016
A lean, gripping, exhilarating and refreshingly intelligent thriller.
May 9, 2016
The politics of the film are consistently muddled by director Rodrigo Pl's conspicuous formal choices.
May 5, 2016
With this film, Rodrigo Pl confirms why he's one of the most consistent filmmakers in recent mexican cinema. [Full review in Spanish]
May 3, 2016
The film has some good things going for it, but the version being released does not represent a completed movie.
April 18, 2016
The film succeeds mainly due to Jana Raluy's convincing and impetuous performance. [Full review in Spanish]
November 3, 2015
The director shows complete dominion over his craft, opting to tell the story from original and distinctive points of view. [Full review in Spanish]
October 28, 2015
The controling and static way Pl usually shoot everything he does, doesn't really do justice to the story it's based on, which needed something more frantic. [Full review in Spanish]
October 27, 2015
Between rapid camera movement, awesome mirror tricks and playing with spaces, the filmmakers show us a conflict that gets bigger and bigger as the film goes on. [Full review in Spanish]
October 26, 2015
A frantic race against time where people try to save someone's life while also making social commentary on Mexico's health system. [Full review in Spanish]
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