Monster in a Box (1992) - Rotten Tomatoes

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Monster in a Box (1992)




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Gray's third performance film is a document of his experiences as a procrastinating novelist; the title refers to Gray's 1900-page manuscript, which is two years past deadline.


Critic Reviews for Monster in a Box

All Critics (15) | Top Critics (3)

...his powers as a writer and performer certainly hold one's attention. Incidentally, more than five dozen names appear in the credits of this one-man show.

October 4, 2019 | Full Review…

Gray's Monster in a Box, like his earlier Swimming to Cambodia, is a filmed monologue augmented by music, subtle lighting changes, and what dramatic interest, suspense and humor he can create with the sound of his own voice.

January 1, 2000 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

Amazing how talking can be so good!

October 25, 2002 | Rating: 4/5

Lacks the freshness of Swimming to Cambodia.

October 11, 2002 | Rating: 3/5

Depends on your Spaulding Gray tolerance. Mine isn't this high.

August 21, 2002 | Rating: 2/5

Audience Reviews for Monster in a Box

Too much Spalding Gray. Considering this is a movie about Spalding Gray, perhaps this should not come as any great shock.

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