The Shape of Water

Sep 2, 2017 | R | 123 Minutes

An other-worldly story, set against the backdrop of Cold War era America circa 1962, where a mute janitor working at a lab falls in love with an am...

Overall Rating

9 / 10 Verdict: Great
Avg. Rating: 9 # of Ratings: 13 # of Reviews: 9

Overall Rating

9 / 10 Verdict: Great
Avg. Rating: 9 # of Ratings: 13 # of Reviews: 9

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Director: Guillermo del Toro



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  • I hate to be that guy, but I didn’t care for The Shape of Water. The direction and special effects were top notch, but the fact that it won Best Picture at the Oscars puzzles me. Though Sally Hawkins does well enough in her role, Michael Shannon... Read the full review »
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    10 / 10
    "The Shape of Water" is the most gorgeous film of 2017. We don't mean this simply from a visual standpoint, but also in the way the story is written by del Toro and Vanessa Taylor. The art direction is fantastic, capturing almost an ethereal versi... Read the full review »
  • WHAT I LIKED: Guillermo Del Toro is known for blending reality and fantasy to build mystical experiences that explore bigger ideas, and whilst 'The Shape of Water,' is no different, it definitely feels like a smaller and more charming little film... Read the full review »
  • The Shape Of Water is an ominous dark romance that acts as a love letter to classic cinema. All rise! Guillermo Del Toro, you have earned the right to sit among the greatest directors of modern cinema. Although, his masterpiece 'Pan's Labyrinth' i... Read the full review »