An American nanny is shocked that her new English family's boy is actually a life-sized doll. After she violates a list of strict rules, disturbing events make her believe that the doll is really alive.
In the taut thriller The Shallows, when Nancy (Blake Lively) is surfing on a secluded beach, she finds herself on the feeding ground of a great white shark. Though she is stranded only 200 yards from shore, survival proves to be the ultimate test of wills, requiring all of Nancy's ingenuity, resourcefulness, and fortitude. Written by
Sony Pictures Entertainment
For a shark attack movie, it's got everything right. The camera work both above and below the water is amazingly good - clear and slows down when it needs to. There is a variety of situations so things don't get repetitive. The plot is kept believable and it's exciting scary and entertaining. Way above the cheesy movies we have had since Jaws.
Blake Lively is likable, beautiful and believable as a surfer. She acts well and her pain becomes the viewer's pain. Can almost feel her ordeal as I winced every time she got her cuts and scratches. She is a convincing actress and suits the role to a T.
Watch this on the big screen - it's terrifying.
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