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Monsters: Dark Continent 2014 15

120 mins United Kingdom Director. Tom Green

While Gareth Edwards’ 2010 debut was a clever conjoining of understated sci-fi and indie romance, Tom Green’s sequel takes a different but no less distinctive approach. Adding high-octane action and blistering political commentary into the mix, the sequel is set seven years later in a Middle East that’s highly infected with aliens and entirely under quarantine. As American forces try to police the region they face a new front from insurgents who perceive them to be invaders.

Debut director Green has stepped out of the shadow of Edwards’ film to create his own unconventional hybrid, delivering satisfying monster set-pieces along with a filtered, fantastical interpretation of the West’s recent Middle Eastern forays.

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Directed by

Tom Green

Featuring

Philip Arditti

Parker Sawyers

Nicholas Pinnock

Kyle Soller

Joe Dempsie

Sam Keeley

Johnny Harris

Genres

Science Fiction

Collection

Discoveries Contact!

Certificate

15 Contains strong violence, sex, sex references, strong language

Released

2014

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

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