You could hardly have two movies getting award attention that are more different than The Shape of Water and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri. A wild, sci-fi fairy tale about a mute who befriends a mer-creature, and the story of a woman who is tortured by her daughter's murder and the inability of the local police to provide her with any closure.
Both films are making serious plays as awards season approaches, and both are deserving.
But, are they as good as everyone says, and do you need to get to them as fast as you can? We'll let you know.