Love and Monsters Reviews

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October 16, 2020
It would be easy to brand Love and Monsters as derivative ... but the whole is worth far more than the sum of its parts.
October 16, 2020
An agreeably silly bit of seasonal entertainment aimed squarely at viewers who are perhaps too old for Hocus Pocus and too young for Texas Chain Saw Massacre.
October 16, 2020
You don't have to be a 12-year-old to appreciate the craft with which this picture is made. But it maybe wouldn't hurt to have a 12-year-old standing by.
October 15, 2020
A suitably fine boy and his dog adventure ... that would make a perfectly fine streaming movie.
October 15, 2020
An imaginative post-apocalyptic coming-of-age film...
October 15, 2020
If not for the legitimately delightful monster sequences, [Love and Monsters] would rate a lot lower. Instead, it just manages to get a passing grade.
October 15, 2020
A happy-go-lucky adventure through an apocalyptic danger zone.
October 15, 2020
...the creatures remain fully visible in all their grotesque glory.
October 15, 2020
The first half does a successful job managing tonal changes and visualizing threat, with director Matthews getting the adventure up on its feet with personality and lively enemy attacks.
October 15, 2020
There's a kicky spirit to the whole production and the effects are first-rate.
October 15, 2020
A daffily lightweight throwback to the teen action-adventures of the '80s and '90s.
October 14, 2020
There's an undeniable, if unconventional, romantic spirit in Love and Monsters.
October 14, 2020
It's not as if anyone had been clamoring for it, except maybe those for whom the concept of a young Christian Slater with all of the edge sanded off somehow proves irresistible.
October 14, 2020
Perfect for viewers who think the Zombieland films would be improved if each joke landed with a thud.
October 14, 2020
Love and Monsters is one of the best surprises of 2020, as it delivers a unique and exciting world and cares about its characters and beasts equally.
October 14, 2020
Never actively bad or painful to watch, but the plot does feel awkwardly set into motion and the survival elements are rarely thrilling
October 14, 2020
Love and Monsters is a fun as hell, YA-style guide to surviving (and loving) in a monster apocalypse ... an entertaining action-adventure of self-discovery and finding the strength that lies within ourselves.
October 14, 2020
Love and Monsters offers a refreshing take on the tired apocalypse genre. It's a heartfelt, surprisingly funny adventure with a charming lead performance from Dylan O'Brien.
October 14, 2020
Michael Matthew's "Love and Monster" works as its own singular version, and doesn't get bogged down by fantasy mythology. Instead, we get an engaging love story populated with man eating creatures and an adorable pup that inadvertently steals the show.
October 14, 2020
Love and Monsters gets the post-apocalyptic job done.
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