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The Shape of Water

The Shape of Water

The Shape of Water

Score: 7.72 / 10

Director: Guillermo del Toro
Producer: Guillermo del Toro, J. Miles Dale
Studio: Fox Searchlight Pictures
Starring: Sally Hawkins, Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins, Doug Jones, Michael Stuhlbarg, Octavia Spencer
Rating: 14A
Running Time: 123 minutes

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  • 10

    The Shape of Water

    Monday, January 29, 2018 4:52:33 PM | (Age Not Specified)

    Beautiful setting and color palate, makeup and design (hats off to the Creative team on that one!), coupled with strong characters of substance (whether you like them, identify with them, or not). The Plot, on the surface, appears to be one of forbidden love. But the story is really about seeing beyond differences, stereotypes of an ideal, or going with the norm of the time; to find oneself, to find the capacity to understand, accept and love, regardless of yourself or of the other person/people; and find that in return, not just in the girl and the creature; but for the roommate, or her co-worker, or the scientist as well. they all had an element of this in their individual character arcs.. was interesting. Also, an interesting choice for its setting to be at the end of the 50s/beginning of 60s - during a time of cold war conflict and conspiracy, but it provided a great catalyst to bringing the characters together, a purpose for their being there, and a why to their motivations as the story played out. In all, I really enjoyed the movie...Any perceived sexuality or sensuality was handled tastefully, predominantly implied vs. actually shown. Well done.

  • 2

    The Shape of Water

    Sunday, January 28, 2018 9:37:45 PM | (Age Not Specified)

    We are living in the me too era and this crap comes out

  • 10

    The Shape of Water

    Sunday, January 28, 2018 6:17:59 PM | (Age Not Specified)

    Itís sci-fi, has comedy, romance, drama, and action. It has something for everyone with an exceptional cast and directorial skills that will pull at your heartstrings and your hair. It made my heart smile!

  • 10

    The Shape of Water

    Saturday, January 27, 2018 7:50:15 PM | (Age Not Specified)

    Successfully addresses controversial subject matter.

  • 7

    The Shape of Water

    Saturday, January 27, 2018 6:19:36 PM | (Age Not Specified)

    I really enjoyed this movie....Sally Hawkins plays an amazing part. It is filmed beautifully and the attention to detail is on point.

  • 8

    The Shape of Water

    Saturday, January 27, 2018 12:11:15 AM | (Age Not Specified)

    I had no expectations for this movie. And, I really liked it! It is completely different than most movies you see these days.

  • 1

    The Shape of Water

    Friday, January 26, 2018 8:43:07 PM | (Age Not Specified)

    Disgusting

  • 9

    The Shape of Water

    Friday, January 26, 2018 12:25:33 PM | (Age Not Specified)

    The movie is a surrealistic, romantic and sometime satirical film which takes the old grade Z "creature from the black lagoon" flicks of the 50s and brings them into modern concerns (albeit in 1962 setting) and adult themes. A Cold War setting, a picture of early 60s racism and the struggles of loneliness are sub- themes that blend in well.

  • 10

    The Shape of Water

    Friday, January 26, 2018 11:51:03 AM | (Age Not Specified)

    A beautifully unusual film. A fairy tale for adults.

  • 8

    The Shape of Water

    Friday, January 26, 2018 11:37:48 AM | (Age Not Specified)

    Over all a good movie, but it's gets a solid 9.5 on the weirdshit-o-meter.