“According to the [Jean-Pierre Jeunet], Guillermo Del Toro’s brilliant tour de force that is The Shape of Water — my favorite film this year and, it would appear, the prime Oscar frontrunner — contains a blatant rip-off of Jeunet’s work, and it’s all trés scandaleux,” writes Neil Turitz.
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Guillermo del Toro’s fantasy might put Jenkins back in the Oscar race for his supporting role as the friend and neighbor of a mute woman, played by Sally Hawkins.
Lady Bird, Call Me By Your Name, Dunkirk and Blade Runner 2049 also received multiple nominations while the television nominations were far more spread out.
Two actors, one a respected veteran, the other a newcomer, not only star in Luda Guadagnino’s acclaimed drama, but also in Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Water, Greta Gerwig’s Lady Bird and more.
“It’s beautiful to see a movie where the heroes — Sally Hawkins, Richard Jenkins and Octavia Spencer — are the people who would be pushed to the edge of the frame in any other movie like this,” writes Drew McWeeny.
The Shape of Water is scheduled for a December 8 domestic release, take a look at the final trailer.
Fox’s Searchlight’s red band trailer for Guillermo del Toro’s THE SHAPE OF WATER gives audiences a clearer picture of the “mysterious asset” that is the focus of the film.
Guillermo del Toro’s new movie The Shape of Water delightfully explores his love of genre, including fantasy, romance, and horror, with an enchanting lead performance by Sally Hawkins and frequent collaborator Doug Jones as a new CGI creature.
Jenkins is in talks to join Sally Hawkins in the Crimson Peak director’s Cold War love story, which centers on a woman who falls for an amphibious man being held captive in a lab.