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Posted inFilm Reviews

Weird and Wonderful: ‘The Shape of Water’ Is a Fascinating Mixture of Beauty and Darkness

Leave it to Guillermo del Toro to make 2017’s weirdest “mainstream” movie. The maverick director has been merely so-so with his last couple of big-screen offerings: the gorgeous but shallow Crimson Peak, and the goofy but good-looking Pacific Rim. The all-encompassing magic of Hellboy and Pan’s Labyrinth seemed to be eluding him, and it was […]

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