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The Hollywood Reporter

"Wild on the inside, rare on the outside, but wonderful (...) 'Beast' takes a handful of exhausted elements (...) and manages to produce something fresh, fierce and quite impressive."

Read review Leslie Felperin
Roger Ebert

"It features a truly breakthrough performance (maybe two) and announces writer/director Michael Pearce as a talent to watch".

Read review Brian Tallerico
New York Times

Aided by Benjamin Kracun's sensual cinematography, Michael Pearce has created a feverish fairy tale riven with dark horrors and forbidden desires in Beast

Read review Jeanette Catsoulis
The Guardian

"A magisterial lesson of simmering emotions (...) Pearce is very good at showing the small touches of transgression that this relationship entails."

Read review Peter Bradshaw

"Upgrading a sleeping-with-the-enemy premise familiar from countless B-thrillers with a faintly mythic aura and cool psychosexual shading, 'Beast' also sustains a fresh, frank feminine perspective through Jessie Buckley?s remarkable lead performance".

Read review Guy Lodge