The Shallows (2016) Review!

Posted: July 3, 2016 by Jaden C. Kilmer in Uncategorized

Summer movie fun is back!

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So this weekend a historical war epic starring Matthew Mcconaughey, an artsy, visually stunning movie from an Academy award nominated director, and a shark movie starring a Gossip Girl all came out.

And the shark movie is getting the best reviews.

What a world.


The Shallows is directed by Jaume Collet-Serra (who’s directed three average Liam Neeson action movies) and stars Blake Lively as a young woman who just wants to spend some time at a beautiful beach and winds up in a twisted mashup of Jaws and Hush, going mano y mano against a great white.

Let’s just get right into this. This is not a Jaws ripoff. It’s not a schlock fest either. It’s an honest to god thriller.

I like Blake Lively. I think she tried her very hardest in last year’s Age of Adaline and saved it from total disaster, but it really wasn’t her moment…

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