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The Shape of Water: Unlimited members cast their verdict


Unlimited members were recently treated to an advance screening of The Shape of Water. Guillermo del Toro's lavishly staged fantasy romance is the story of mute janitor Elisa (Sally Hawkins) and her tender relationship with an imprisoned aquatic sea creature (Doug Jones).

It leads the pack at this year's Oscars with 13 nominations, including Best Picture and Director, and has wowed the critics, so what did Unlimited make of it? We'll start with this from Cheltenham Cinematic who grace the movie with a five star response.

CarltheKaka is tipping the movie for Oscar success.

Dallas King praises the performances of the actors.

Willdoesmovies says he found the aesthetic of the movie utterly enchanting – well, what else do we expect from del Toro?

Here's another five star review, this time from Mark.

Liz says that the highly emotional storyline means tissues are needed...

And the appropriately named RainyDayLass1989 concludes with praise for Sally Hawkins.

Negatives? Sam Crosby-Browne says the script doesn't quite live up to the visuals, although he too praises the acting.

And another Sam says she was left feeling rather bemused by the film's mixture of genres.

Were you at last night's screening? Tweet us your responses @Cineworld and #CineworldUnlimited.

Can't wait to see the movie? Good news, as booking is now open. Click here to book your tickets for The Shape of Water, which is released on 16th February.

Also don't forget about your next Unlimited screening: watch the Oscar nominated Margot Robbie in I, Tonya, showing in advance on 6th February.