Michael Shannon, Sally Hawkins and Octavia Spencer in "The Shape of Water"

Michael Shannon, Sally Hawkins and Octavia Spencer in "The Shape of Water" (credit: Fox Searchlight Pictures)

Jan Wahl Movie Review: 'The Shape of Water'

Jan Wahl
January 26, 2018 - 4:38 pm

Hear Entertainment Reporter Jan Wahl, Fridays at 8:53am & 4:53pm on KCBS All News 106.9FM | 740AM

This week, KCBS Radio Entertainment Editor Jan Wahl reviews Guillermo del Toro's sci-fi love story, The Shape of Water. Jan calls the film "a weird but popular movie." It’s received 13 Oscar nominations, second-most all-time. She also talks about the most notable Oscar nominations this year. Including Best Original Screenplay, Film Editing, Best Cinematography, Best Director for Del Toro and Best Picture.

Studio: Fox Searchlight Pictures
Written by: Daniel Kraus
Story By: Guillermo del Toro
Screenplay By: Vanessa Taylor
Director: Guillermo del Toro
Starring: Sally Hawkins, Octavia Spencer and Michael Shannon

About The Movie:
From master story teller, Guillermo del Toro, comes THE SHAPE OF WATER - an other-worldly fable, set against the backdrop of Cold War era America circa 1962. 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. Rounding out the cast are Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins, Michael Stuhlbarg and Doug Jones.

Source: www.foxsearchlight.com

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