A lot of things went right at the 90th Oscars® last night – from the faux forties newsreel style opening to Jimmy Kimmel’s solid opening; from hitting the important themes (Ashley Judd, Annabella Sciorra and Salma Hayek; Frances McDormand’s incredible acceptance speech/demand of Hollywood’s studios, directors and producers); from the comic bits (the jet ski […]
Tag: The Shape of Water
What to Watch This Weekend: The Shape of Water
2018 Awards Contender Series! Learn about all the movies getting buzz about as we lead up to the Oscars! On this episode, the GeekScholars host a spoiler-free discussion and review of The Shape of Water, a romantic-fantasy period piece about a mute woman who falls in love with a mysterious captured creature that lives in water. What […]
The 2018 Oscar® Nominations – A Few Thoughts!
The 2018 Oscar® Nominations were announced at Ungodly O’clock this morning and there were a few surprises. More than a few, actually – but some really big ones. Here is the list of nominations with my thoughts included:
The Shape of Water – Guillermo del Toro’s Romantic Fable Soars!
There are noticeable elements from Beauty and the Beast, Creature from the Black Lagoon and even Splash to be found in Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Water – but filtered through del Toro’s unique imagination the film is far more than the sum of its parts.
Synchronizing Our Watches Trailer: The Shape of Water!
In the hidden high-security government laboratory where she works, lonely Elisa (Sally Hawkins) is trapped in a life of isolation. Elisa’s life is changed forever when she and co-worker Zelda (Octavia Spencer) discover a secret classified experiment. The final red band trailer for Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Water premiered today during a Facebook […]
What’s She Saying (Red Band) Trailer: The Shape of Water!
Guillermo Del Toro describes his new film The Shape of Water as ‘an otherworldly fairytale.’ It’s set in a secret government laboratory where cleaners Elisa and her co-worker Zelda discover something magnificent. The new red band trailer (for language) for The Shape of Water shifts from the almost lyrical approach of the first trailer to […]
The Princess Without Voice Trailer: Guillermo Del Toro’s The Shape of Water!
Guillermo Del Toro has a new film called The Shape of Water ‘an otherworldly fairytale’ set in a secret government laboratory where Elisa and her co-worker Zelda discover something magnificent. The first trailer for The Shape of Water suggests that it might be as indescribable and beautiful and even heartbreaking as his classic Pan’s Labyrinth. […]
Guillermo Del Toro Begins Shooting The Shape of Water!
Guillermo Del Toro has begun production on his next film, The Shape of Water – which he is shooting in Toronto, Ontario, Canada (where he filmed Pacific Rim). The Shape of Water ‘is an other-worldly story, set against the backdrop of Cold War era America circa 1963.’ Del Toro’s cast includes Sally Hawkins, Michael Shannon, Richard […]