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Like Water (2012)

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Like Water focuses on Anderson Silva's life leading up to his UFC 117 fight against Chael Sonnen. Silva is the longest-reigning UFC Middleweight Champion and one of the greatest mixed martial arts fighters of all time. This behind-the-scenes documentary gives a surprising look at the man behind the fighter and the dedication and commitment it takes to stay at the top. From Silva's life in Brazil with his wife, three sons, and two daughters, to training with his team in Los Angeles, Croce peels

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"Like Water"feels wildly incomplete, a let-down for fans and initiates to the sport alike.

June 1, 2012 Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times
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A tepid, superficial sports documentary about Ultimate Fighting Championship middleweight king Anderson Silva.

May 31, 2012 Full Review Source: Seattle Times
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Pablo Croce's filmic portrait of master fighter Anderson Silva is a priceless viewpoint of a gifted but humble athlete working past the height of his powers.

April 13, 2013 Full Review Source: ColeSmithey.com
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Like Water is a documentary on UFC fighter, Anderson Silva, and the lead up to his extremely publicized 7th title defense fight against Chael Sonnen. It's a short little movie, but it was very entertaining to watch. If you like UFC and the whole circus atmosphere is exudes, then this movie will give you even more of an appreciation for it. The movie doesn't really dive too deep into the legend of Anderson Silva, but it gets the surface level stuff done well enough.

Basically liking this movie comes down to one thing and one thing only. Do you like watching two people beat the shit out of each other? If yes, then this is definitely worth a look. It's even more worth it if you've been a follower or fan of Anderson Silva for a long time. The guy is obviously a remarkable fighter, entertainer, and athlete. It's weird seeing this movie now, after he just lost the belt, but nonetheless, Silva's image of one of the best fighters ever can never be taken away.
July 9, 2013
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