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The Shallows FILM REVIEW

Battered, bruised and bitten, Blake Lively takes a stand against the great white shark that's hunting her.


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.

*** Stars

The Shallows

Director: Jaume Collet-Serra

Screenplay by: Anthony Jaswinski

Starring: Blake Lively, Óscar Jaenada, Brett Cullen, Sedona Legge

Rated PG-13 for bloody images, intense sequences of peril, and brief strong language

Running Time: 1 hour 26 minutes


Rating Scale:

***** = Outstanding ****1/2 = Excellent **** = Very Good ***1/2 = Above Average

*** = Good **1/2 = Mediocre ** = Fair *1/2 = Poor * = Bad 1/2* = Abysmal

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