Monsters and Men Reviews

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January 21, 2019
John David Washington's role is more muted than in 'BlacKkKlansman', but he shows tantalising glimpses of dad Denzel's effortless charisma.
Top Critic
October 11, 2018
A lesser movie might weave these threads into a narrative that exploits real-world parallels - viral social media, athletes who take a knee, cops who close ranks. "Monsters And Men" doesn't pander or dismiss.
October 5, 2018
The film seems so freshly ripped from today's headlines that it feels like there's still more of the story to be told, which in a sense, there is.
September 28, 2018
Green illuminates his characters with care and subtlety, allowing them to live inside shades of grey that a black-and-white world rarely allows.
September 28, 2018
Green's graceful direction and keen ear for dialogue certainly make him a new filmmaker to watch, and it'll be fascinating to see what he does with a more focused narrative.
September 28, 2018
John David Washington is at his forceful best in this racially-charged drama from debuting filmmaker Reinaldo Marcus Green that uses the perspective of three persons of color to examine the shooting of an unarmed black man by a white cop,
March 25, 2019
A complex portrait of New York City law enforcement and the citizenry.
March 18, 2019
Point is made at the expense of the drama
February 2, 2019
Blindspotting will not resonate with everyone and will resurrect anger in others, while reminding audiences change is sorely needed when it comes to incarcerated felons, black men and race relations in America.
January 31, 2019
...beautifully shot and brilliantly performed...
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