PREVIEW: Love and Monsters (12A)

WHO’S IN IT?

Dylan O’Brien (American Assassin), Jessica Henwick (Underwater), Michael Rooker (Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2), Dan Ewing (Red Billabong), Ariana Greenblatt (The One and Only Ivan), Ellen Hollman (Skateland), Tre Hale (Oh Lucy!), Pacharo Mzembe (Summer Coda), Senie Priti (Cerulean Blue), Amali Golden (Black Water: Abyss), Melanie Zanetti (Tracks), Bruce Spence (I, Frankenstein), Donnie Baxter (Lieutenant Jangles), Andrew Buchanan (Don’t Tell)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Michael Matthews (Five Fingers for Marseilles), director; Brian Duffield (The Babysitter) and Matthew Robinson (The Invention of Lying), writers; Shawn Levy (Arrival) and Dan Cohen (Table 19), producers; Marco Beltrami (Logan) and Marcus Trumpp (The Breed), composers; Lachlan Milne (Minari), cinematographer; Debbie Berman (Black Panther) and Nancy Richardson (Lords of Dogtown), editors

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

In the seven years since giant creatures invaded the planet, humanity has been forced to live underground. Joel Dawson (O’Brien) manages to reconnect with his high-school girlfriend Aimee (Henwick) over the radio, and after falling for her again, he decides to venture out into the monster-infested world in order to find her…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

This charming sci-fi romance features some charismatic turns by Dylan O’Brien and Jessica Henwick, a sly and fun script by Brian Duffield, and some Oscar-nominated visual effects which bring to life the titular monsters.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

WEDNESDAY 14TH APRIL 2021

WHERE CAN I FIND IT?

STREAMING EXCLUSIVELY ON NETFLIX

 

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