The Shape of Water

Guillermo del Toro accused of stealing plot for his Golden-Globe winning movie ‘The Shape of Water’

Guillermo del Toro is being accused of stealing the plot for his Golden-Globe winning movie, <i>The Shape of Water</i>.<p><i>The Shape of Water</i> was the …

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Blueprints: "The Shape of Water"

<i>On the last week before the Oscar nominations are announced, Jorge takes a look at another of the potential screenplay contenders. This week, he</i> …

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The Shape Of Water VFX

When the lead character is a humanoid amphibian, you can almost guarantee the film is going to have a fair amount of CGI. Top that with a period …

Guillermo del Toro

Why I’m predicting ‘The Shape of Water’ to win Best Picture at the Oscars

Last year, I found myself howling at the wind that “Moonlight” would defeat “La La Land” for Best Picture at the Oscars until I made a switch still …

The Oscars

A Look Inside the VFX of "The Shape of Water"

<i>(Spoilers)</i> A look at some of the visual effects used in Guillermo Del Toro’s wonderful film, and how VFX artists used green screen, CGI, and other …

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2018 Oscar predictions: How ‘The Shape of Water’ could win Best Picture over more divisive frontrunners

After winning the top prize at the Critics’ Choice Awards, “The Shape of Water” could now be on its way to a surprise Best Picture victory at the …

The Oscars

The Shape of Water: Sometimes the real monsters have human faces

From <i>Pan’s Labyrinth</i> to <i>Hellboy</i>, his filmography has been filled with fantastical creatures that others find terrifying but del Toro finds beautiful. …

Richard Jenkins

The Shape of Water: An adult film shot with a kid's sensibilities

<b>The Shape of Water (R16, 123 mins) Directed by Guillermo del Toro ★★★★★</b> <br>I am in love with a portly 53-year-old Mexican man with a scraggly …

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Top 10 Most Pirated Movies of The Week on BitTorrent - 01/15/18

This week we have three newcomers in our chart.<p>The Shape of Water is the most downloaded movie again.<p>The data for our weekly download chart is …

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How The Shape Of Water Devours The American Dream

For anyone familiar with the work of Guillermo Del Toro, they will know that he has a penchant for monster movies, and utilising them to explore both …

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The Shape of Water swims to victory at Critics’ Choice Awards

The Guillermo del Toro masterpiece The Shape of Water continues to be a monster contender at the Critics’ Choice Awards.<p>Guillermo del Toro is a …

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What the 2018 Critics' Choice Awards results could mean for the 2018 Oscars

Thus far, the 2018 awards season has yielded some interesting results. <i>Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri</i> swept the 2018 Golden Globes. …

The Oscars

‘Shape Of Water’ Creature Was Inspired By A Horror And A Disney Film, Said Director and Designers

What is the secret behind Guillermo del Toro’s <i>The Shape of Water</i> and how has it captured many hearts in the cinemas and many recognition in recently …

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James Corden literally catfishes The Shape of Water star Sally Hawkins in parody

Despite director Guillermo del Toro being adamant that the fishman in <i>The Shape of Water</i> was sexy by design, late night hosts still wish to poke fun …

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2018 Critics Choice Awards reactions to winners (and losers): Forum posters cheer for ‘The Shape of Water,’ jeer ‘Lady Bird’ losses

Another night, another awards show in Hollywood. As the Critic’s Choice Awards unfolded in Santa Monica, California, our forum posters let rip with …

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WONDER WOMAN Wins Critics' Choice Award For Best Action Movie; THE SHAPE OF WATER Takes Best Picture

The 23rd Annual Critics' Choice Awards took place tonight at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, and Patty Jenkins' <i>Wonder Woman</i> walked away with the …

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The Culture Gabfest “Why Wouldn’t King Kong Want a Lady Gorilla?” Edition

Photo illustration by <i>Slate</i>. Images by Thinkstock and Fox Searchlight. <b>Listen to Culture Gabfest No. 486 with Stephen Metcalf, Laura Miller, and Dana</b> …

Golden Globes

Guillermo del Toro and the hallmarks of a modern day auteur

There is an ongoing breath of fresh air in Hollywood and its name is Guillermo del Toro. In this seemingly endless age of sequels, reboots, remakes and ‘re-imaginings’, the Mexican-born director’s films continue to shine the light for original, distinct and wildly imaginative storytelling.<p>Though …

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2018 Critics’ Choice predictions: ‘The Shape of Water’ will get its revenge against ‘Three Billboards’ by winning Best Picture

“The Shape of Water” had a pretty good night at the 2018 Golden Globes, winning two of its seven nominations: Best Director (<b>Guillermo Del Toro</b>) and …

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The Shape of Water reels in Best Director Award for Guillermo del Toro at the Golden Globes

<i>The Shape of Water</i> has made quite a splash at this year's Golden Globes by winning two major awards. As the movie with the most nominations of the …

Awards

Here's the down-low on "The Shape of Water" if you haven't seen it yet

If you haven’t watched all of the movies and TV shows nominated for a Golden Globe this year, now is your last chance to catch up — and you might …

Award Shows

The Shape of Water review: Sea creature romance

Photo Credit: The Shape of Water/Fox Searchlight Pictures. © 2017 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation Image Acquired from EPK.tv<p>Guillermo del …

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The Shape of Water, Blade Runner and Get Out among winners of National Society of Film Critics awards

In the lead up to the Academy Awards, film critic organizations can give us our first idea of which films may take away the coveted Oscar. Both <i>Get …

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Golden Globes 2018 Odds: ‘The Shape Of Water,’ ‘Lady Bird’ Among Favorites

A few movies are expected to win big at the 2018 Golden Globes. “The Shape of Water” and “Lady Bird” could clean up Sunday night if the betting odds …

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The controversy surrounding the "Shape of Water” budget is bonkers

Guillermo del Toro’s newest film, <i>The Shape of Water</i>, is a monster movie-love story masterpiece that critics love, but getting those great reviews …

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Playback: Guillermo del Toro on ‘The Shape of Water’ and Taking a Political Stance in Art

Welcome to “Playback,” a <i>Variety</i> podcast bringing you exclusive conversations with the talents behind many of today’s hottest films.<p>Guillermo del Toro …

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Get Out, Logan and The Shape of Water land major screenwriting nominations

The Writers Guild of America has announced its official nominees for the 2018 Writers Guild Awards, and some of the year's best genre movies are in …

Vanessa Taylor

7 behind-the-scenes facts about the filming of “The Shape of Water”

Awards season — otherwise known as “winter” to the non-pop culture obsessed — is upon us. That means it’s time to hurriedly catch up on all the …

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Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Water was almost black and white

Director Guillermo del Toro’s luminous <i>The Shape of Water</i> is one of 2017’s most widely-praised pieces of fantasy - and it almost looked entirely …

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Get Ready for ‘The Shape of Water’ with These 5 Books

Acquiring this book would be a great first step toward a more comprehensive overview of Guillermo del Toro and his private obsessions. Originally …

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