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Doug Jones talks creating a "sexy" monster in Shape of Water

THE SHAPE OF WATER is already earning rave reviews, with critics citing the beauty of the romance between a woman who cannot speak – played by Sally Hawkins – and an aquatic fishman – played by Guillermo del Toro mainstay Doug Jones . The man has been in numerous del Toro films, including as Fauno in PAN’S LABYRINTH and Abe Sapien in HELLBOY. He gets to play...
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Shape of Water red band trailer teases a violent love story

THE SHAPE OF WATER is promising to be a fantastical tale about the beauty of unconventional love and how hard you may have to fight to preserve it. Earlier trailers have been on the tame side, but the new red band trailer demonstrates just how hard Sally Hawkins , a lowly cleaning woman, will have to fight against a ferocious Michael Shannon , her boss who will stop at nothing to...
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Review: The Shape of Water (TIFF)

PLOT: A mute cleaning woman ( Sally Hawkins ) working the graveyard shift at a top secret government installation in the cold war era, befriends an imprisoned sea creature ( Doug Jones ) being experimented upon by an overzealous agent ( Michael Shannon ) and a mysterious doctor ( Michael Stuhlbarg ). REVIEW: The mark of a great director, in my opinion, is when, after watching...
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09.12.2017
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The Current War about Edison, Westinghouse, and Tesla releases new trailer

Wow, okay. I think they're trying to make Edison the good guy in this situation? That's...not good. Anyway, THE CURRENT WAR starring Benedict Cumberbatch as Thomas Edison, Michael Shannon as George Westinghouse, Nicholas Hoult as Nikola Tesla just released a new trailer, which you can watch above. And it looks like a typical biopic, with some flourish here and there....
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09.07.2017
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Guillermo del Toro gave up his salary to get The Shape of Water made

It takes quite a lot of money to make a movie, but not everyone is willing to sacrifice their pay cheque at the end of the day, but that's what Guillermo del Toro knew he would have to do if he ever hoped to get THE SHAPE WITH WATER made the way he wanted. After Universal Pictures marketed his last film, CRIMSON PEAK, as a horror movie instead of the gothic romance it really...
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08.31.2017
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I Want That: Patron x Guillermo del Toro tequila

The phrase “deliciously evil” has never been more appropriate than it is now. Yesterday was National Tequila Day, and in celebration Patron announced an exclusive brand of tequila made in partnership with the one and only Guillermo del Toro . Together the two have created the ultimate liquor for honoring the dead...or for just having a good time with an awesome...
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07.25.2017
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First photo released for HBO's upcoming Fahrenheit 451 adaptation is lit!

So this is exciting! I'm a huge fan of Ray Bradbury 's seminal dystopian novel FAHRENHEIT 451, and have been looking forward to a decent movie adaptation for a while now. François Truffaut tried his hand at it once in 1966, but while it was an admirable attempt with some striking images, it didn't really do the novel justice. I mean, there wasn't even a robot firedog! Now it seems...
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07.21.2017
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Michael Shannon signs up for David O. Russell's drama series at Amazon

There are a handful of actors who I just can't help but love, and Michael Shannon is certainly one of them. From GROUNDHOG DAY to REVOLUTIONARY ROAD to TAKE SHELTER to MAN OF STEEL, Michael Shannon has proven to be a highlight of just about every project he takes on, and his latest project will see the actor returning to television. Variety reports that Michael Shannon has...
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07.20.2017
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The first trailer for Guillermo del Toro's The Shape of Water is here

It’s always a big deal anytime director Guillermo del Toro has a new film coming our way. He always puts out visually arresting films that, at the very least, make for interesting trailers and promotional material. The same can now be said for his newest film, THE SHAPE OF WATER, starring Sally Hawkins , Michael Shannon , Octavia Spencer and more. Watch the first trailer...
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07.19.2017
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Pop-Up Movie Facts: Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016)

On today's episode of POP-UP MOVIE FACTS, we dig up some trivia about the latest superhero movie to feature popular comic characters fighting other popular comic characters. That film is BATMAN V. SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE. The Caped Crusader and The Man of Steel finally meet up on the silver screen and some people were pleased and others were not so pleased with the results of the DCEU...
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06.16.2017
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Michael Shannon & Michael B. Jordan to star in HBO's Fahrenheit 451

An adaptation of "Fahrenheit 451" was put into development by HBO last year when they tasked Ramin Bahrani (99 HOMES) with writing and directing a film based on Ray Bradbury 's classic novel. "Fahrenheit 451" depicts a dystopian future in which media is an opiate, history is outlawed and "firemen" burn books. HBO's adaptation of the novel has...
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Guillermo del Toro's The Shape of Water lands a December release

It's always great to have a Guillermo del Toro film to look forward to, particularly when it's an original story, and Fox Searchlight has just given del Toro's next a very Oscar-friendly release date. It was expected that THE SHAPE OF WATER would hit sometime before the year was out, and the studio confirmed that by announcing that the film will hit theaters on December...
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