The Weight of the Name

In the world of cinema, folks see a certain name tacked onto a film poster, or a particular face in a trailer, and, regardless of anything else, think, “Oh, so-and-so is in this!” and immediately decide to see it. I’ve got a few of those myself – actors and actresses whose body of work isContinue reading “The Weight of the Name”

Best Picture Countdown #3: The Shape of Water

“He’s a wild creature. We can’t ask him to be anything else.” – Richard Jenkins as Giles, The Shape of Water (2017) Dir: Guillermo del Toro Starring: Sally Hawkins, Richard Jenkins, Michael Shannon, Michael Stuhlbarg, Octavia Spencer, Doug Jones Runtime: 2hr3min Rating: R The Shape of Water is a fantasy/drama set in the Cold WarContinue reading “Best Picture Countdown #3: The Shape of Water”