The Shallows

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Re: The Shallows

#11 Post by fillumboy2 » Thu Aug 18, 2016 7:38 pm

Only went to see because of our Limitless card.

Much better film than expected.

127 Hours meets Jaws.

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Re: The Shallows

#12 Post by valda » Sat Aug 20, 2016 3:04 pm

now the smaller screens at Leicester Square are available on my Unlimitless card, I can see a film straight after work, so chose this one.
It was quite good with some very tense scenes. I wish the camera wasn't focusing on her bum and cleavage so much. I've never been surfing, but if you were going in some big waves, would you really wear a tiny bikini bottom :rolleyes: 6/10
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Re: The Shallows

#13 Post by stuartboy » Sat Aug 20, 2016 3:13 pm

valda wrote: I've never been surfing, but if you were going in some big waves, would you really wear a tiny bikini bottom :rolleyes: 6/10
I wouldn't!

I caught this for £3.68 so wasn't expecting too much. Pleasantly surprised though. Some excellent shots of Mr. Shark. It had the same gripping terror that those in '70s must have experienced seeing Jaws. Nowadays Jaws looks dated and too pretend to be shocking which is a real shame.

I was particularly impressed at having seen the trailer it doesn't give too much away and leaves you guessing right to the end at what the out come will be.

8/10

Would see this again (unlike Jason Bourne which became very quickly repetitive and repetitive and repetitive).
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Re: The Shallows

#14 Post by Flabber » Thu Sep 15, 2016 2:12 pm

Thought this would be more Castaway than Jaws but ended up being more akin to 127 hours. Was really surprised by the tension and drama.
Found the initial scene with the mobile quite annoying but appreciated the use of it for the respective scenes.

Overall a good movie that seemed to not get much attention in the mainstream.

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Re: The Shallows

#15 Post by ingrid123 » Fri Dec 09, 2016 9:36 am

Clean and simple struggle between shark and woman. A struggle for life, for survival...

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Re: The Shallows

#16 Post by The Sparrow » Fri Dec 09, 2016 10:38 am

ingrid123 wrote:Clean and simple struggle between shark and woman. A struggle for life, for survival...
That's a wonderful synopsis. o/
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