‘Monster’ Review — Dialogue-free Indonesian horror movie runs out of steam

A review of the new thriller, on Netflix now

Eric Langberg
Everything’s Interesting
4 min readMay 17, 2024

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There’s a warning under the Monster logo on Netflix. “This Feature Does Not Contain Dialogue,” the streamer says. And it’s true… mostly. At first, Rako Prijanto’s Indonesian horror movie feels like an intriguing experiment. The movie opens with a car cruising…

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Eric Langberg
Everything’s Interesting

Interests: bad horror movies, queering mainstream films, Classic Hollywood.