At The Movies: The sea is a scary place in Underwater and The Lighthouse, but both films leave viewers high and dry

Kristen Stewart stars in the film Underwater. PHOTO: 2020 FOX
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SINGAPORE - Thalassophobic moviegoers will find this a grim week as things that slither and swim in the depths are the subject of two movies.

In Underwater (PG13, 95 minutes, opens Jan 30, 2 stars), denizens of an ocean-floor habitat are human spam in a can for a big nasty, while in The Lighthouse (M18, 109 minutes, opens Jan 30 at The Projector, 3 stars), two men stuck on a storm-lashed rock discover that in the night, things have a way of surfacing, both from the briny deep and the dreaming mind.

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