The Shape of Water!

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Post by Laura Del » 01 Jun 2018, 14:16

It was okay. I thought that del Toro was trying to do too much, and I really need to read the novelization to get what the film was missing. However, I did enjoy the concept.
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Post by gkgurley » 12 Jun 2018, 14:58

I weirdly couldn't get into it. I didn't understand why it had to be so grotesque. And I didn't find it believable that Octavia Spencer's character would get involved. It also equated the main character's disability with childishness to me, and that rubbed me the wrong way.

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Post by Aubrey Cana Laine » 20 Jun 2018, 08:56

Guillermo del Toro's films are always worth-watching - "The Shape of Water" isn't an exception. The only thing that bothered me is the female lead character's masturbation scenes during bath time.

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Post by pricklypurple » 27 Jun 2018, 18:06

I would be interested in reading the novel. Probably I could have handled that better. The film was just too random and obscure for me. I can't believe I sat through the whole thing actually.

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Post by amsula_2018 » 27 Aug 2018, 20:27

i was interested in watching it upon seeing the trailer but when I watched it, there were several unanswered questions like why the woman's neck was sliced and I dont get the need of having a love story in the movie. for me, it is not necessary. they could have been just friends and as a gratitude of the "God Fish" healed her vocal cords. It just lack the story.
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Post by zarah_ » 09 Oct 2018, 17:37

The film wasn't what I was expecting and I've added the book to my list of books to read (which is already extensive).

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Post by Maritza07 » 06 Nov 2018, 20:07

I had better expectations about the film but in general I liked it, it had me trapped all the plot and although other people consider it aberrant I found cute and sweet the relationship of both. Otherwise I never considered the possibility that there was a book, it would be interesting to look for it, thanks for the data.

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Post by P Reefer » 02 Dec 2018, 10:43

I thoroughly enjoyed this movie. It was the first time, I could readily understand why a film had won an Oscar.

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Post by lildallface » 12 Jan 2019, 16:09

I'm coming to understand more movies are based off books than I previously realized.

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Post by BeautySuzy » 21 Jan 2019, 11:50

I liked it, but not too much I guess. Maybe it is because the weirdness of it...I don't know, I am just saying.
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Post by DakotaA » Yesterday, 08:18

I'm in the minority of people that really did not enjoy the film and I wasn't even able to get all the way through it before turning it off.
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