A Monster Calls Is Sappy Death Porn

(Get It? Because It’s About a Giant Tree!) (And Death Porn.)

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Death porn? Really? Death porn movies feature extreme close ups of bullets piecing bodies, blood spewing, and a general disregard for human life as in Kingsmen and other tedious movies of that type. Death porn also includes many, if not most, gangster, crime, and revenge movies playing on silver screens every week.
A story that examines a boy coping with the death of his mother is a legitimate topic for a movie, unless you think that honest human emotion is off limits to writers and filmmakers.
Since you think A Monster Calls is about a tree, I can only wonder if you actually watched the whole film. Did you base this review solely on the trailer? The reason I ask is that you fail to mention the wonderful animation, the strong cast, and the personal growth of the main character. Perhaps these things don't interest you. I would expect otherwise of a film critic.