Kw-halloween-logo-small

Monster House Movie Review

Monster House is in theaters July 21, 2006!
Courtesy of Sony
Monster House Movie Review - Reviewed by Kidzworld on Dec 27, 2006
( Rating: 4 Star Rating)

Halloween has come early this year with the spooky new animated feature Monster House. Find out if it's hauntingly hilarious of laughably lame. Check out Kizworld's review of this film - complete with pictures and trivia.

Halloween has come early this year in the new animated feature voiced by Hollywood heavyweights Kathleen Turner and Steve Buscemi, along with indie it-kids Maggie Gyllenhaal and Jon Heder. Find out if this film is hauntingly hilarious or laughably lame.

Monster House - There Goes the Neighborhood

It doesn't take long after the neighborhood tyrant, Nebbercracker, collapses on his lawn, for three kids to discover that his house is a living, breathing monster (with a penchant for eating those who annoy it). DJ, Chowder and Jenny decide that if no one else will save the 'hood, they'll have to take matters into their own hands. That's going to mean going inside the heart of the beast. But, if they go in, will they ever make it out?

Monster House - Heart of Darkness

DJ, Chowder and Jenny are going to have to overcome some serious hurdles in order to save the neighborhood from its monster menace including bumbling cops, a bratty babysitter and their own in-fighting. The battle heats up as Halloween night draws in and the threesome face the showdown of a lifetime that will leave them questioning everything they thought they knew about the Monster House!

Monster House - Bottom Line

The best thing about Monster House is its state-of-the art motion-capture animation. The technique requires real actors to be filmed in a black box before computer-animating them. The look is a bit like Polar Express - but way better. And the story is pretty wicked too. The film mixes all the elements of a good horror flick - death, the supernatural, spooky basements - while still maintaining its comic edge (and even a little romance). It's the perfect spooky addition to your summer.

Monster House Rating:

4

Related Stories:
>
>

readers voted!

Comments

CookieDevil

CookieDevil wrote:

I totally LOVE this movie!
commented: Wed Aug 03, 2011

Airbell11

Airbell11 wrote:

the movie is 2stars in my eyes
commented: Tue Aug 02, 2011

innocentgirl145
Wow!
commented: Tue Aug 02, 2011

there are 6 more comments

Please login or register to add comments


like this article?
Sign up now to get more just like!

latest videos

F1153437546734

Is There a Scary House in Your 'Hood?

  • Totally. I always run past it.
  • No way. How could a house be scary?
  • Yeah - and it's mine!
  • No but there sure are some scary neighbors.

related stories

Entertainment in the forums

Camaraderie
Camaraderie posted in Movies:
I didn't like the book and movie.  My rating: 0 out of 10.
reply 3 minutes
eriana868
eriana868 posted in TV Shows:
what do u mean by our cast and crew???
reply about 4 hours
eriana868
eriana868 posted in Celebs:
I like both but I like Twilight more :) 
reply about 4 hours
Boysrock50
Boysrock50 posted in Celebs:
definitely hunger games, twilight was soooo cheesy 
reply about 4 hours
LAZY778
LAZY778 posted in Celebs:
Still HUNGER GAMES!!!!!!!!
reply about 4 hours

play online games

Candy-100

A great online version of the famous Candy Crush. This is the best game launched...

Big_icon_(7)

Have you ever fancied being a ranger like those fantasy characters you love so m...

Big_icon_(4)

You run across the city in a car chase with the police officers.

Big_icon_(6)

The evil master kidnapped all of your friends!

Ow_fright_ad_100x100

Explore the world or hang out with friends in your own condo. Get a unique look,...