Film Review: Monsters

Posted on by 5WC in Film

With Gareth Edwards having literally just unleashed the world’s most famous lizard back onto the big screen and therefore, a potential cinema trip in the planning, it seemed to make sense to revisit his original work and remember how talent and a solid idea are more important than any budget, special effect or title character.

Essentially Monsters is your typical end of the world, the monsters have arrived and taken over story involving infected zones and quarantined areas and a distinct lack of humans within. However, while most films stick to the traditional story based around the “here and now” and man’s attempt for survival – 28 Days Later, District 9, Cloverfield, even Independence Day – Monsters looks further down the road, Monsters in it’s simplest form asks two¬†questions – what happens after the monsters have become established? And how do we coexist?
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