The 90th Academy Awards have come and gone and Guillermo Del Toro’s The Shape of Water was awarded as the best movie of the year by the Academy of Arts and Sciences. However, the award was met with some backlash with many claiming that the movie is “obvious” or “simple.”
However, as Richard Keaney explains in his review of the film below, The Shape of Water has a lot going for it that make it worthy of Best Picture. Naturally, any debate such as this one is open to personal opinion, but there’s no doubt that Del Toro and Co. put a lot into this film that is much more than meets the eye.
To dive further into The Shape of Water, check out Richard Keaney’s spoiler-filled review of the film in the video below:
To watch more content from director Richard Keaney, check out his YouTube channel FilMyWatchlist by clicking here.
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