Water for Elephants tells the story of a young man, played by Robert Pattinson, who joins a traveling circus as their veterinarian to escape the bleakness of his life after the death of his parents. Once in the circus, Jacob finds himself in a hidden, twisted subculture where morality is dictated by the tyrannical, larger-than-life Ringmaster August, played by Christoph Waltz. Under the Big Top, August is a god, ruling his crew and animals with an iron fist. Can Jacob’s compassion save the circus? Watch this episode of Movieology for Joseph’s review.