Movies

Thank You Shape of Water

The Shape of Water

The Shape of Water

Directed By: Guillermo del Toro

Grade: DNF

Future Me: Oh! Look that movie I really, really wanted to see in theaters is out! It’s getting lots of awards buzz and I think I’m gonna love it.

Brain: You haven’t even watched it. Wait until you can rent it.

Me: But it’s right up my alley and I really, really want to see it!

Future Brain: Remember The Shape of Water?

Me: I’ll wait.

Spoilers below: not so much the ending but some things that happen in the film including a cat and the point in which I said- nope, no thanks!

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Movies, Other

Midnight Special

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Midnight Special

Director: Jeff Nichols

Starring: Michael Shannon, Kirsten Dunst, Adam Driver…

Grade: A

A young boy has gone missing. Seemingly kidnapped by his own father (Shannon) and his father’s boyhood friend (Joel Edgerton) we quickly come to learn that it’s not just the police looking for this boy but members of the cult like ranch where he grew up and the government.

I missed this in theaters but was very much looking forward to it. The other night when I rented it was pretty late so I thought I’d watch the beginning and then finish the rest the next day and I wound up watching it straight through and being completely intrigued and entertained.

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