Shape of Water


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Castle of Horror: The Shape of Water’s Vision of the Mid-century is Daringly Different from Black Lagoon

This week, the Castle Team discusses the best-awarded film we’ve ever discussed: Guillermo del Toro‘s The Shape of Water. We ask why this movie is del Toro’s Oscar breakthrough and where the movie soars. Listen here: http://traffic.libsyn.com/castleofhorror/shapeofwater_rev.mp3 Listen on YouTube: Check out the trailer: Castle of Horror/Castle Talk Podcast Links: Join us over on Facebook to chime in. […]

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The Shape of Water Gets Creature from the Black Lagoon Treatment

Here we are on Oscar Night, and one of the films being nominated is Guillermo del Toro‘s The Shape of Water. It’s an interesting film that has captured a lot of people’s imaginations, including the people over at ‘80s Style Trailers, who have put together a new trailer for the film — but instead of […]

8 Best Picture-Inspired Cocktails for Your Oscars Party Menu

Themed cocktails are all the rage on social media, and we thought maybe an Oscars list of adult beverages based on Best Picture nominated films would be perfect for the 90th Annual Academy Awards. Even though the easily found “2018 Oscars Drinking Game” results are disappointing, we’re hoping maybe one or three themed drinks might […]


Let’s Talk About The 2018 Oscars- Our Winners Predictions

Maybe you’re wondering why we’re doing our Oscars predictions now, and not closer to the awards themselves. Well, today is the very first day the voting members of the academy can cast their ballots for their picks, so a timely reminder of the nominees in each of the main categories seemed like a good idea. […]

Directors Guild Awards 2018 Full Winners List

Last night, the 2018 Directors Guild Awards happened, and while maybe there weren’t many surprises, the results went pretty much how the other Awards Season shows have been going. Here’s the list of categories, nominees and winners from the ceremony- FILM CATEGORIES:  FEATURE FILM- Guillermo del Toro, The Shape of Water Greta Gerwig, Lady Bird […]

DGA Announces 2018 Nominations with Some Notable Names

The Directors Guild of America (DGA) announced their crop of 2018 nominees for outstanding directorial achievement this morning, and they’re different than the other award shows thus far. The Golden Globes notably didn’t nominate any women this year, nor did the BAFTAs, but the DGA has. Lady Bird writer and director Greta Gerwig has been nominated […]

Here’s The 2018 BAFTA Nominations, And Joanna Lumley Is Hosting

Awards seasons is upon us friends, and the 2018 nominations for the BAFTA Awards were just announced.  This will be the 71st British Academy of Film and Television Arts Awards ceremony, putting it just 4 years shy of the Golden Globes that just happened on Sunday. It also turns out that Joanna Lumley is going to […]