#106 | The Shape of Water 2: The Sea-quel
0:00 -:--
This time last year, The Shape of Water was crowned Best Picture at the 90th Academy Awards. Twelve months on, has the movie lost any of its lustre? As we bid adieu to another year of Oscar-watching, we decided to revisit Guillermo del Toro’s fantastical passion project in our own unique way. Which of course means only one thing - sequels! From an underwater origin story to an Arrival-inspired sci-fi romance, check out our ideas in this week’s podcast - in which we also discuss the benefits of practical effects when depicting inter-species romance, enjoy the cartoonish villainy of Michael Shannon, mourn the tragic death of Pandora the cat and much more… ——- Beyond The Box Set is a British movie podcast dedicated to creatively celebrating classic standalone movies… before desecrating them completely. Each week we take a notable one-off film and compete to pitch the most ridiculous sequel, prequel and spin-off ideas to bring them back to the big screen. You may have read about us in publications such as The…