Tag Archives: The Shape of Water

‘Aquaman’ gets big picture wrong, gets details wrong too

2/10 Last year, The Shape of Water, Guillermo del Toro’s fairy tale love story about banging a frog person, won best picture, and I warned at the time to be ready for an influx of movies about sexy frog people. … Continue reading

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‘Uprising’ doesn’t live up to original, its own potential

4/10 Pacific Rim: Uprising is a three hour epic adventure that’s been stuffed into a 111 minute box. Ten years after his father sacrificed himself in the Battle of the Breach, Jake Pentecost (John Boyega, who also produces) has grown … Continue reading

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‘Shape of Water’ enjoyable, can’t help but feel underwhelming

8/10 The no. 1 movie of the year at the box office is Beauty and the Beast. Its top Oscar contender is Mutey and the Frog Person. Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Water follows Elisa Esposito (Sally Hawkins), who … Continue reading

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