Monkey Shines

I won’t say it’s a bad movie, but I feel like the movie just takes way too long to turn into the “horror” film it’s billed as. The first hour is a bit of a slog to get through — as the main character deals with his accident and the aftermath. Things get a bit more interesting when the monkey starts doing its thing, but it felt more like a “science gone wrong” film than horror — and the way he defeats the monkey (and the way it’s shot) is hilariously silly. I also tend to stay away from movies based around animals because I can’t stand seeing animals put in difficult (horrific or sad) situations, so that probably also explains why I didn’t like it much.

Published by Jean Snow

Project Manager at Ubisoft. Before that, half a life spent in Tokyo.