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The Shape of Water
Monday, Mar. 5, 2018
Against all odds, love won out at the 90th Academy Awards.
Guillermo del Toro's lavish, full-hearted monster romance "The Shape of Water" swam away with best picture at an Oscar ceremony flooded by a sense of a change for a movie business confronting the post-Harvey Weinstein era. The...
Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018
Actor Peter Spears waited a long time to produce his first feature, Call Me by Your Name (Sony Pictures Classics). Clearly the wait was worth it--not just because the coming-of-age tale earned him a Best Picture Oscar nomination but also that the on-again, off-again roller coaster ride...
Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018
"I, Tonya," "The Shape of Water," "Wonder Woman" Take Top Feature Honors At Costume Designers Guild Awards
I, Tonya, The Shape of Water and Wonder Woman topped the feature film categories at the 20th Costume Designers Guild Awards (CDGA) ceremony held on Tuesday evening (2/20) in Beverly Hills.
Costume designer Jennifer Johnson won the CDGA honor for Excellence in...
Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018
Ferocious female-led tragicomedy “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” was the big winner Sunday at the British Academy Film Awards in London, where women demanding an end to harassment, abuse and inequality dominated the ceremony.
Martin McDonagh’s film about a bereaved mother...
Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018
Editor Sidney Wolinsky, ACE first worked with director Guillermo del Toro on the pilot for FX Network’s The Strain, a series which del Toro created and for which he served as an executive producer. Their fruitful collaboration prompted del Toro to again gravitate to Wolinsky for a...
Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018
Composer Alexandre Desplat is an eight-time Academy Award nominee, winning in 2015 for Best Original Score on the strength of director Wes Anderson’s The Grand Budapest Hotel. Now in the new year, Desplat is once again in the Oscar conversation, this time for The Shape of Water...
Monday, Dec. 11, 2017
Guillermo del Toro's Cold War-era fairytale "The Shape of Water" swam away with a leading seven nominations from the Golden Globes, while the HBO drama "Big Little Lies" led the television nominees with six nods.
In what's been seen as a wide-open Oscar race so far, several films followed...
Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017
Director/co-writer Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Water leads the way with 14 nominations for the Critics Choice Movie Awards. Broadcast Film Critics Association voters have the movie up for such honors as Best Picture, Director, Actress (Sally Hawkins), Supporting Actress (Octavia...
Monday, Dec. 4, 2017
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced that 20 films are in the running in the Visual Effects category for the 90th Academy Awards®.
The films are listed below in alphabetical order:
- “Alien: Covenant”
- “Beauty and the Beast”
- “Blade ...
Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017
The Los Angeles Film Critics Association voted “Call Me by Your Name” the best film of the year, bestowing a total of three awards on Luca Guadagnino’s erotic coming-of-age tale.
The critics, who announced their awards Sunday on Twitter, also named the film’s breakout star, Timothee...