It certainly has charm. I feel it surpasses some of it's fellow coming of age films of a similar cut... for example "Submarine". (Though I felt in "Submarine", its time, and direction was superior, bit it's plot was underwhelming, and it lacked to do anything terribly original. At the end of the day I felt like "Submarine" was run of the mill angaty teen flick with above average direction.) Here in "Sing Street" we get a better script, still lacking…
"The Shape of Water" is beautifully crafted film. I could go on and on about how brilliant this film is, but I'll try to keep it brief.
The acting is all top notch. Sally Hawkins provides a meek, but also full of moments of bravery. She brings a balanced preformance to the table. She's akin torte impish titular character in Amelie. Michael Shannon is wonderful as always. Though his character does seem a bit one dimensional, he has a ferocity…
My, my... this film was wonderfully constructed and chilling.
It had my spin twisted, my stomach in knots, and my heart pounding. Literally, I don't think I can ever remember a time where I could feel my heart begin to pound because of the tension built in a movie before. This is top notch filmmaking right here.
I'll try to keep this review brief, as I don't want to give much away, but I do want to say a few…