Monsters and Men

Monsters and Men

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John David Washington (Tenet) and Anthony Ramos (In the Heights) star in this charged drama from Reinaldo Marcus Green (King Richard). After capturing an illegal act of police violence on his cellphone, a Brooklyn street hustler sets off a series of events that alter the lives of a local police officer and a star high-school athlete.

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Drama

Monsters and Men | Reviews

84%80 reviews

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The Times

The Times

It’s smoothly done... with few histrionics and delicate jumps between three separate stories.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

There is humanity and complexity in this welcome movie, as well as muscular power and unreconciled anger.

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San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Chronicle

(The central trio) need more depth; as it is, they sometimes feel like stick-figure embodiments of the conflicts the director wants to point out.

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Little White Lies

Little White Lies

It’s nowhere near as compelling as it should be.

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The New York Times

The New York Times

(The) powerful ensemble makes Monsters and Men, while far from a fully-formed conversation, a very fine place to start.

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Time Out

Time Out

It’s a seriously promising first film from Green.

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A.V. Club

A.V. Club

(Green's) choice to trisect the story results in a film that can feel too measured and dispassionate for a subject matter that practically demands polemics.

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The Irish Times

The Irish Times

Green’s quietly ambitious, engrossing film is powered along by terrific central turns from Washington and Ramos...

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Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

Monsters And Men tackles its issues thoughtfully... It is stylish, considered filmmaking.

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