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Monster House Reviews

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January 1, 2011
Frightful fun for tweens and up.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
April 29, 2009
I suspect, and hope that "Monster House" will become a Halloween classic, because it's too fun to be forgotten.
November 20, 2008
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
September 10, 2008
A good laugh and technologically fascinating.
August 7, 2008
[Has] its moments of both scares and laughs.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
September 12, 2007
The most troubling element of the film is its conclusion ... which comes to rather alarming conclusions about how to deal with a resentful social outcast.
Read More | Original Score: B-
August 26, 2007
Delivers the freaky/funny goods for audiences of all ages.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
February 6, 2007
A cleverly conceived, kid-friendly horror flick with a lot going for it, mixing clever asides in a thrill-a-minute roller coaster ride on the way to a finale with a satisfying send-off.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
December 3, 2006
Monster House doesn't give specifics about when it takes place, but I swear it must be the '80's.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
November 30, 2006
The best animated film of 2006.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
November 19, 2006
A visual treat, with characters that look like caricatures and a house that's as much of a monster as anything Hollywood has given us.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
October 3, 2006
full review in Greek
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
September 23, 2006
Set on Halloween, the script is original and nicely creepy, even when the boys are joined by a redhead named Jenny.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
September 18, 2006
In an era of meticulously muggy, corporate-vetted movies designed to launch possible franchises before the first film has even released, Monster House plays pleasingly to audiences of almost any age, driven by a strong sense of wonderment.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
September 2, 2006
A rich, layered and often funny script, with some decent scares, as well as some knowing, hip scenes that satisfy with their edgy moments and lines.
August 31, 2006
...amid the technical dazzle, the spunky juvenile protagonists give the film an unlikely anchor.
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August 31, 2006
Here's a conundrum: an animated movie that is pitched at kids but is far more suitable for teenagers and adults.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
August 24, 2006
From his brilliantly twisted vision of the house itself to the casting of the voice actors for this film, Kenan couldn't have done a better job for his frosh film effort.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
August 23, 2006
This is not only going to make the little ones jump, but it made a few big ones (like me) jump, too! It's scary
Full Review | Original Score: B+
August 21, 2006
Unfortunately, I don't think it's going to be a monster hit.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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