05.18.2021

Review — Monster

Review — Monster

By Michael P Coleman

There’s a question that I, and most other African American men, ask ourselves, on some level, on most of the days of our lives:

“What do you see when you look at me?”

The new Netflix film Monster is a largely effective legal drama that sets out to answer that question.

Based on the novel by Walter Dean Myers and directed by Anthony Mandler, Monster details the story of a brilliant 17 year old film student who is on trial for a crime that he may or may not have committed.

Trust me: you don’t know how this story is going to turn out.

Read freelance writer MPC’s full review here, and find out what he and John Legend have in common. 

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Michael P Coleman is a Sacramento based freelance writer who has his eye on the Pulitzer Prize.  Connect with him at michaelpcoleman.com or  follow his blog, his IG and his Twitter