What brings Monsters down from its extremely low perch is a conspicuous lack of monstrosity. show more
Although the tentative performances of his two human leads proves less satisfying, and the story's not-so-underlying sociological context can be hard to miss -- it takes place along the U.S.-Mexico border -- the overall picture still impresses.
Monsters, like a serpent eating its own tail, comes back on itself in ways that haunt, and hurt. show more