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'The Shape of Water' Review: Guillermo del Toro's Girl-Meets-Monster Romance Is a Gem

If you think it’s high time that Mexican filmmaker Guillermo del Toro joined fellow Mexican auteurs Alfonso Cuaron (Gravity) and Alejandro González Iñárritu (Birdman, The Revenant) in the Oscar winners circle, The Shape of Water just may be the movie to do it. The Academy typically turns up its nose at the fantasy/horror genre that attracts del Toro (see: Pan’s ...

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eOne Taking Ruth Ware Thriller ‘The Lying Game’ to TV

Entertainment One has picked up the rights to “The Lying Game” and will adapt if for TV. The bestselling thriller by Ruth Ware was released earlier this year and follows a group of longtime friends after they receive a message from one of their circle that reads “I need you.” Ware’s work is in demand, with a deal for a ...

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LA Panda, Bad Boy Billy Board ‘La Camarista,’ as Axel Shalson Joins ‘Buenaventura’ (EXCLUSIVE)

BUENOS AIRES — There are new kids on Latin America’s block, and they’re shaking up its art film business: In a first move by the production fund just launched by L.A.-based LA Panda and Axel Shalson’s Bad Boy Billy Productions, the partners have boarded Lila Avilés’ “La Camarista” as a co-producer. In a separate move, Shalson will co-produce “Buenaventura Mon ...

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