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Monsters (2011)

Whitney Able, Scoot McNairy
Directed by: Gareth Edwards

U.S. Opening Date: October 29th, 2010



The breakout hit of this years SXSW, Gareth Edwards’ groundbreaking new film is as much a poignant contemporary romance as it is an epic science fiction adventure.

Shot with just a five person crew and a cast of two, Gareth Edwards’ team traveled through Guatemala, Belize and Mexico, finding and utilizing their locations and supporting actors as they went. The result is a film as cutting edge as it is classically composed, as emotionally satisfying as it is visually stunning, and the bold announcement of a major new talent.

Six years ago NASA discovered the possibility of alien life within our solar system. A probe was launched to collect samples, but crashed upon re-entry over Central America. Soon after, new life forms began to appear and grow. In an effort to stem the destruction that resulted, half of Mexico was quarantined as an INFECTED ZONE. Today, the American and Mexican military still struggle to contain the massive creatures . . .

Our story begins when a jaded US journalist (McNairy) begrudgingly agrees to find his boss’s daughter, a shaken American tourist (Able) and escort her through the infected zone to the safety of the US border.


Sure, it looks like a rip-off of Cloverfield, District 9 and The Mist but it looks like a well-made rip-off . . .









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