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'The Shallows' A Tense, Methodical Shark-Attack Thriller

Directed by: Jaume Collet-Serra; Runtime: 86 minutes Grade: B Aquatic creature features like to flaunt the dangers looming in the depths of the oceans, adding mystery and ominous possibilities to the endless, dark expanses under the water's surface. As one can tell by the film's title, The Shallows takes a different approach. Instead, it brings the presence of cinema's favorite seafaring man-eaters into the low levels of a Mexican inlet populated with gnarly rocks, coral formations, and, more importantly, a clear view of it all from the shore.
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