Tag: guillermo del toro

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Oscars Watch: 2021 Hawaii Film Critics Society Awards

The Hawaii Film Critics Society stepped outside the box and named “Last Night in Soho” the Best Picture of the Year. The film also won Best Editing, Sound, and Horror Film. “CODA” won big as well, winning Best Overlooked Film, Adapted Screenplay, and both Supporting Actor and Actress. Guillermo del Toro was also named Best Director for his work on “Nightmare Alley.” QUICK LIST … Read More Oscars Watch: 2021 Hawaii Film Critics Society Awards

New Trailer: Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark — Official Trailer #2

SCARY STORIES TO TELL IN THE DARK AUGUST 9, 2019 DIRECTED BY: ANDRÉ ØVREDAL Official Synopsis: It’s 1968 in America. Change is blowing in the wind… but seemingly far removed from the unrest in the cities is the small town of Mill Valley where for generations, the shadow of the Bellows family has loomed large. It is in their mansion on the edge of … Read More New Trailer: Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark — Official Trailer #2

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90th Academy Award Winners

BEST PICTURE “The Shape Of Water” ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE Gary Oldman – “Darkest Hour” ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE France McDormand – “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE Sam Rockwell – “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE Allison Janney – “I, Tonya” ANIMATED FEATURE FILM “Coco” CINEMATOGRAPHY “Blade Runner 2049” – Roger Deakins COSTUME … Read More 90th Academy Award Winners

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90th Academy Award Predictions

BEST PICTURE “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” Runner-Up: “The Shape Of Water”   ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE Gary Oldman – “Darkest Hour” Runner-Up: Timothée Chalamet – “Call Me by Your Name” ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE France McDormand – “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” Runner-Up: Saoirse Ronan – “Lady Bird”   ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE Sam Rockwell – “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, … Read More 90th Academy Award Predictions

2018 Oscars Challenge: [39] “The Shape Of Water” – 13 Nominations

“THE SHAPE OF WATER” Guillermo del Toro and J. Miles Dale Director: Guillermo del Toro Producers: Guillermo del Toro and J. Miles Dale Cinematography: Dan Laustsen Editor: Sidney Wolinsky Composer: Alexandre Desplat Distributor: Fox Searchlight Pictures Release Date: December 1, 2017 Run-time: 123 minutes FILM SYNOPSIS: In 1962, janitor Elisa Esposito works at a classified government laboratory that tests new technology to help defeat the … Read More 2018 Oscars Challenge: [39] “The Shape Of Water” – 13 Nominations

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Oscars Watch: 71st Annual British Academy Of Film And Television Arts Awards

Best Film: “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” Best Director: Guillermo del Toro – “The Shape of Water” Best Actress: Frances McDormand – “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” Best Actor: Gary Oldman – “Darkest Hour” Best Cinematography: Roger Deakins – “Blade Runner 2049” Best Supporting Actress: Allison Janney – “I, Tonya” Best Supporting Actor: Sam Rockwell – “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” Best Adapted Screenplay: … Read More Oscars Watch: 71st Annual British Academy Of Film And Television Arts Awards

Honest Trailers: The Blade Trilogy

HONEST TRAILERS: THE BLADE TRILOGY In a time before Black Panther when Marvel movies were direct to video flops, unreleased cult films, and whatever Howard the Duck was….the best and worst of the pre-MCU were on full display in – The Blade Trilogy Got a tip? Email us ► feedback@screenjunkies.com Follow us on Twitter ► http://twitter.com/screenjunkies Like us on Facebook ► http://www.fb.com/screenjunkies Voiceover Narration … Read More Honest Trailers: The Blade Trilogy

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Oscars Watch: 70th Annual Directors Guild of America Awards

OUTSTANDING DIRECTORIAL ACHIEVEMENT OF A FEATURE FILM DIRECTOR GUILLERMO DEL TORO “The Shape Of Water” (Fox Searchlight Pictures) OUTSTANDING DIRECTORIAL ACHIEVEMENT OF A FIRST-TIME FEATURE FILM DIRECTOR JORDAN PEELE “Get Out” (Universal Pictures) OUTSTANDING DIRECTORIAL ACHIEVEMENT IN A DOCUMENTARY MATTHEW HEINEMAN “City Of Ghosts” (Amazon Studios) TELEVISION Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Series REED MORANO The Handmaid’s Tale, “Offred” (Hulu) Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series … Read More Oscars Watch: 70th Annual Directors Guild of America Awards

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Oscars Watch: 23rd Annual Critics’ Choice Awards

Best Picture “The Shape of Water” Best Director Guillermo del Toro – “The Shape of Water” Best Actor Gary Oldman – “Darkest Hour” Best Actress Frances McDormand – “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” Best Comedy “The Big Sick” Best Actor in a Comedy James Franco – “The Disaster Artist” Best Actress in a Comedy Margot Robbie – “I, Tonya” Best Supporting Actor Sam Rockwell … Read More Oscars Watch: 23rd Annual Critics’ Choice Awards

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Oscars Watch: 70th Annual Directors Guild of America Award Nominees

GUILLERMO DEL TORO “The Shape Of Water” (Fox Searchlight Pictures) GRETA GERWIG “Lady Bird” (A24) MARTIN MCDONAGH “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” (Fox Searchlight Pictures) CHRISTOPHER NOLAN “Dunkirk” (Warner Bros.) JORDAN PEELE “Get Out” (Universal Pictures) OUTSTANDING DIRECTORIAL ACHIEVEMENT OF A FIRST-TIME FEATURE FILM DIRECTOR FOR 2016 GEREMY JASPER “Patti Cake$” (Fox Searchlight Pictures) WILLIAM OLDROYD “Lady Macbeth” (Roadside Attractions) JORDAN PEELE “Get Out” (Universal Pictures) TAYLOR … Read More Oscars Watch: 70th Annual Directors Guild of America Award Nominees

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Oscars Watch: 2017 Austin Film Critics Association Awards

Best Film: “Get Out” Best Director: Guillermo del Toro – “The Shape Of Water” Best Actor: Timothée Chalamet – “Call Me By Your Name” Best Actress: Frances McDormand – “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” Best Supporting Actor: Willem Dafoe – “The Florida Project” Best Supporting Actress: Allison Janney – “I, Tonya” Best Original Screenplay: “Get Out” – Jordan Peele Best Adapted Screenplay: “Call Me … Read More Oscars Watch: 2017 Austin Film Critics Association Awards

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Oscars Watch: 75th Golden Globes Winners

Best Motion Picture, Drama “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” “Call Me By Your Name” “Dunkirk” “The Post” “The Shape of Water” Best Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy “Lady Bird” “The Disaster Artist” “Get Out” “The Greatest Showman” “I, Tonya” Best Director – Motion Picture Guillermo del Toro – “The Shape of Water” Martin McDonagh – “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” Christopher Nolan – “Dunkirk” … Read More Oscars Watch: 75th Golden Globes Winners

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Oscars Watch: 2017 North Texas Film Critics Association Awards

Best Picture: “The Post” Best Director: Guillermo del Toro – “The Shape of Water” Best Actor: Gary Oldman – “Darkest Hour” Best Actress: Frances McDormand – “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” Best Supporting Actor: Sam Rockwell – “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” Best Supporting Actress: Laurie Metcalf – “Lady Bird” Best Cinematography: “Blade Runner 2049” – Roger Deakins Best Animated Feature: “Coco” Best Foreign … Read More Oscars Watch: 2017 North Texas Film Critics Association Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2017 Nevada Film Critics Society Awards

Best Film: “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” Best Director: Guillermo del Toro – “The Shape Of Water” Best Actor (Tie): Gary Oldman – “Darkest Hour” & James Franco – “The Disaster Artist” Best Actress: Sally Hawkins – “The Shape Of Water” Best Supporting Actor: Sam Rockwell – “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” Best Supporting Actress: Allison Janney – “I, Tonya” Best Youth Performance: Brooklynn … Read More Oscars Watch: 2017 Nevada Film Critics Society Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2017 Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards

Best Picture: “Get Out” Best Director: Guillermo del Toro – “The Shape Of Water” Best Actor: Gary Oldman – “Darkest Hour” Best Actress: Sally Hawkins – “The Shape Of Water” Best Supporting Actor: Sam Rockwell – “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” Best Supporting Actress: Laurie Metcalf – “Lady Bird” Best Ensemble: “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” Best Original Screenplay: “Get Out” – Jordan Peele … Read More Oscars Watch: 2017 Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2017 Phoenix Film Critics Circle Awards

Best Picture: “The Shape Of Water” Best Director: Guillermo del Toro – “The Shape Of Water” Best Actor: Gary Oldman – “Darkest Hour” Best Actress: Frances McDormand – “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” Best Supporting Actor: Sam Rockwell – “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” Best Supporting Actress: Allison Janney – “I, Tonya” Best Ensemble: “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” Best Original Screenplay: “Three Billboards … Read More Oscars Watch: 2017 Phoenix Film Critics Circle Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2017 Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards

Best Picture: “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” Best Director: Guillermo del Toro – “The Shape Of Water” Best Actor: Daniel Kaluuya – “Get Out” Best Actress: Frances McDormand – “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” Best Supporting Actor: Sam Rockwell – “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” Best Supporting Actress: Laurie Metcalf – “Lady Bird” Best Adapted Screenplay: “Call Me By Your Name” – James Ivory … Read More Oscars Watch: 2017 Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2017 Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards

Best Picture: “Get Out” Robert Altman Award for Best Director: Guillermo del Toro – “The Shape Of Water” Best Actor: Timothée Chalamet – “Call Me By Your Name” Best Actress: Sally Hawkins – “The Shape Of Water” Best Supporting Actor: Willem Dafoe – “The Florida Project” Best Supporting Actress: Laurie Metcalf – “Lady Bird” Best Original Screenplay: Jordan Peele – “Get Out” Best Adapted … Read More Oscars Watch: 2017 Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2017 St. Louis Film Critics Association Awards

Best Film: “The Shape of Water” Best Director: Guillermo del Toro – “The Shape of Water” Best Actor: Gary Oldman – “Darkest Hour” Best Actress: Frances McDormand – “Three Billboard Outside Ebbing, Missouri” Best Supporting Actor: Richard Jenkins – “The Shape of Water” Best Supporting Actress: Laurie Metcalf – “Lady Bird” Best Original Screenplay: “The Shape of Water” – Guillermo del Toro & Vanessa … Read More Oscars Watch: 2017 St. Louis Film Critics Association Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2017 Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards

Best Picture: “The Shape Of Water” Best Director: Guillermo del Toro – “The Shape Of Water” Best Actor: Gary Oldman – “Darkest Hour” Best Actress: Sally Hawkins – “The Shape Of Water” Best Supporting Actor: Sam Rockwell –”Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” Best Supporting Actress: Allison Janney – “I, Tonya” Best Foreign Language Film: “The Square” Best Documentary: “City Of Ghosts” Best Animated Film: … Read More Oscars Watch: 2017 Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2017 San Francisco Film Critics Circle Awards

Sure, “The Florida Project” can win Best Picture and Willem Dafoe can yet again win for his supporting role in that film. Sure, “Get Out” can win another screenplay award and Laurie Metcalf can continue to clinch her Oscar nomination. And sure, even Roger Deakins can win for Cinematography and “Baby Driver” can win for Best Film Editing. Even Margot Robbie can grab another … Read More Oscars Watch: 2017 San Francisco Film Critics Circle Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2017 Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

The Los Angeles Film Critics Association names a completely different film as their Best Picture of the Year, following the National Board of Review and the New York Film Critics Circle naming “The Post” and “Lady Bird” respectively. LA’s Critics named “Call Me By Your Name” the big winner, with Timothée Chalamet winning Best Actor and Luca Guadagnino sharing Best Director with Guillermo del … Read More Oscars Watch: 2017 Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

New Trailer: The Shape Of Water – Official Red-Band Trailer

THE SHAPE OF WATER Synopsis: In 1963, in a hidden, high-security government laboratory where she works, lonely Elisa is trapped in a life of silence and isolation. Elisa’s life is changed forever when she and co-worker Zelda discover a secret classified experiment. Starring: Sally Hawkins, Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins, Doug Jones, Michael Stuhlbarg, and Octavia Spencer Directed By: Guillermo del Toro Music By: Alexandre Desplat Release … Read More New Trailer: The Shape Of Water – Official Red-Band Trailer

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Oscars Watch: 74th Annual Venice International Film Festival

Golden Lion: Guillermo del Toro – “The Shape Of Water” Silver Lion: Samuel Maoz – “Foxtrot” Silver Lion for Best Director: Xavier Legrand – “Custody” Best Actress: Charlotte Rampling – “Hannah” Best Actor: Kamel El Basha – “The Insult” Best Screenplay: Martin McDonagh – “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” Special Jury Prize: Warwick Thornton – “Sweet Country” Best Young Actor: Charlie Plummer – “Lean … Read More Oscars Watch: 74th Annual Venice International Film Festival

New Trailer: Pacific Rim: Uprising – Official Teaser Trailer #1

PACIFIC RIM: UPRISING Synopsis: It’s been ten years since The Battle of the Breach and the oceans are still, but restless. Vindicated by the victory at the Breach, the Jaeger program has evolved into the most powerful global defense force in human history. The PPDC now calls upon the best and brightest to rise up and become the next generation of heroes when the Kaiju … Read More New Trailer: Pacific Rim: Uprising – Official Teaser Trailer #1

New Trailer: The Shape Of Water – Official Trailer #1

THE SHAPE OF WATER Synopsis: In 1963, in a hidden, high-security government laboratory where she works, lonely Elisa is trapped in a life of silence and isolation. Elisa’s life is changed forever when she and co-worker Zelda discover a secret classified experiment. Starring: Sally Hawkins, Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins, Doug Jones, Michael Stuhlbarg, and Octavia Spencer Directed By: Guillermo del Toro Music By: Alexandre Desplat Release … Read More New Trailer: The Shape Of Water – Official Trailer #1

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For Your Consideration 2013: Pacific Rim

Falling in the same boat as fellow Warner Brothers film “Man Of Steel”, the same sort of guidelines apply to “Pacific Rim”. Backed by a major studio award contender as of late, more attention can be placed on films under the umbrella, but with “Pacific Rim” not bringing in the greatest numbers or critical acclaim, the film could easily fall on the wayside. It … Read More For Your Consideration 2013: Pacific Rim

Movie Review: Pacific Rim (2013)

PACIFIC RIM BY CHRISTOPHER HASKELLJULY 13, 2013 Guillermo del Toro triumphantly steps back into the director’s chair with his version of an epic hero versus monster movie, “Pacific Rim.” What sets “Rim” apart from the onslaught of science fiction action films like the comparable “Transformers” is that del Toro takes a cast of lower-level familiar faces like Charlie Hunnam, Idris Elba, and Charlie Day, … Read More Movie Review: Pacific Rim (2013)

New Trailer: Another Guillermo del Toro Produced Horror Flick – Mama: Official Trailer

The last great horror film that Guillermo del Toro executive produced was “The Orphanage”, which is such a fantastic film in general even without the attachment. Since then I have held out for the next subtle horror film to carry del Toro’s name. “Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark” came close, but no cigar, even though he garnered a writing credit as well. Upon … Read More New Trailer: Another Guillermo del Toro Produced Horror Flick – Mama: Official Trailer