The Shallows is an American thriller relased on the 24th of June, 2016. Directed by Jaume Collet-Serra, the cast of this horror movie included Oscar Jaenada, Blake Lively, Jose Manual, and Lozano Corzo.
The story of this movie is quite thrilling and basically revolves around the character of Nancy, who gets attacked by a white shark while she is surfing. When Nancy gets attacked, she is only at the little distance from the shore but the strategies that she uses to survive this calamity are totally astounding. The biggest issue faced by Nancy is that she gets attacked while being all alone over an isolated beach. So there was no chance for her to receive help from any source. The start of the movie seems so calm and peaceful that nobody can expect the attack of a shark.
The overall reaction of this movie would be “WOW”. Right from the start till the last second, this movie is filled with extreme thrill and unlimited suspense. The special effects are also very attractive and seem flawless. There is not a single scene in the movie where we can say that this scene is useless and must not be present. The element of suspense is perfectly used by the director in order to turn this movie in to the most gripping tale of the year. Although the movie is mostly about suspense and thrill but you cannot underestimate the power of emotions present in this movie. When the shark attacks Nancy, the entire scene is so emotional that the viewers will hold their breath till the last second.
Being a shark movie, people normally thought that this movie will contain blood and spatter. But once you view this movie, you are never going to equalize it to any other average shark movie. Although Shark is the main element of this movie but this doesn’t stop it from revealing the other strong sides of the story. This movie has been rated as very good due to excellent use of special effects, strong story-line, constructive use of suspense and thrill, and unique sound effects. Although there were a few loop-holes in the movie but they were extremely minor and went unnoticed by most of the viewers.