Little Monsters Reviews

October 15, 2019
As strong as Little Monsters' final scenes may be, they still can't make up for how weak the rest of the movie is.
October 11, 2019
[T]he film has some great moments, mostly centered on Miss Caroline kicking ass and the kids being kids. But there's too much emphasis on shock value humor... and there isn't quite enough poking fun at the genre to make it a savvy send up.
October 10, 2019
Forsythe nails a handful of funny juxtapositions, but too often leans into mean-spirited and tired yuks.
October 10, 2019
The charismatic Nyong'o is easily the best part of this feeble Australian horror comedy...
October 8, 2019
It's a film teeming with opportunities that were squandered under falsely edgy and unfunny jokes.
October 8, 2019
Its self-amusement is far more obvious than it is infectious.
October 7, 2019
Never thought this disposable comedy would see the light of day outside of the SXSW film festival; the comedy is lackluster and the characters are awfully hollow.
October 6, 2019
Despite N'yongo's winning performance, Forsythe's Little Monsters is fun - but that's it; while there is some comedy, there are not enough zombies.
October 4, 2019
What should be a midnight movie style crowdpleaser becomes one of the most insufferable big screen comedies in quite some time.
October 4, 2019
The film might benefit from having Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong'o in the lead role, but aside from her presence and total dedication, Forsythe's script lacks creativity.
March 13, 2019
The story is so rich with thematic elements that the zombie element could have been cut out of the film entirely. Then again, the zombies are what will sell the tickets.
February 4, 2019
Nyong'o invests her teacher with such ferocious love, it's like she feared the Academy might see the film and retroactively revoke her statuette.
January 28, 2019
Lupita Nyong'o is so good that the pleasure of her performance makes Little Monsters worth seeing. But just barely.