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NYR94
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(09-10-2017, 05:39 PM)
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Sally Hawkins is a superb actress, whether it's a small role or the lead she's been particularly good working for mike leigh. Nice to see her work with a talent like del Toro.
see5harp
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(09-10-2017, 06:12 PM)
Watching the previews makes it look like some vintage Jeunet film. I will be there day one.
FTF
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(09-10-2017, 06:13 PM)
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Originally Posted by see5harp

Watching the previews makes it look like some vintage Jeunet film. I will be there day one.

Yup, can't wait to see this.
HoJu
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(09-13-2017, 04:51 AM)
Saw it this afternoon and it was pretty good! The love story was a bit underdevelopped, and it didn't really coalesce into a satisfying narrative, but there were some great scenes and everything from the acting to the production work was superb.

And Richard Jenkins was the standout. He's always great, but here he was just incredible.
Toa TAK
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(09-13-2017, 04:59 AM)
Dayum.

Lowered expectations.
Qvoth
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(09-13-2017, 05:12 AM)
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100% rt :O
Barrel Cannon
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(09-14-2017, 12:19 AM)
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Saw it yesterday at TIFF. It was fantastic. I can be picky about certain aspects like it being a slight bit cheesey at moments(the timing of when certain characters show up) but it wouldn't take away much from the movie tbh.

I loved that the movie embraced unconventional character types. The main characters opening scene made her immediately relatable for the average Joe and the way the movie portrays the theme of love felt real and not overly cheesey or false like Hollywood typically does. I'll paraphrase Del Toro's reasoning from his q&a "It's like you meet someone, shit clicks and then you fuck". There doesn't need to be all that extra Hollywood drama build up.

The use of color as a metaphor(green/blue/red) was interesting. I feel like the movies biggest strength is that it's not afraid to make characters who are perceived as other being the ones helping each other. It was quite heart warming.
Famassu
(09-14-2017, 12:24 AM)
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Originally Posted by GhaleonEB

The bolded actually read as warnings to me. :p

Definately interested to check this out, though. I dig the premise and I like Del Toro's visuals. I've just yet to see a film of his with a good script.

Pan's Labyrinth has a great script.
Toa TAK
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(09-14-2017, 08:40 PM)
New Trailer
inky
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(09-14-2017, 08:49 PM)
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-griffy-
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(09-14-2017, 08:51 PM)
Another poster:

hydruxo
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(09-14-2017, 09:01 PM)
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Originally Posted by inky

"She's saying thank you!"
pixelation
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(09-14-2017, 09:06 PM)
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When will this come out?, looks ace.
inky
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(09-14-2017, 09:07 PM)
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Originally Posted by pixelation

When will this come out?, looks ace.

Early December.
Toa TAK
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(09-14-2017, 09:09 PM)
But why do I have to wait for December?? Whyyy oh whyyyy
Surfinn
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(09-14-2017, 09:13 PM)
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Damn, somebody dropped the hammer. No longer 100%

At least it's not Armond
George Oscar Bluth II
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(09-14-2017, 09:16 PM)
Got myself a ticket for the London Film Festival screening!
Fancyarcher
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(09-14-2017, 09:19 PM)
Still looks beautiful, damn. Hawkins is coming for that best actress win, please.

Originally Posted by Surfinn

Damn, somebody dropped the hammer. No longer 100%

At least it's not Armond

At least it lasted as long as it did. It was going to happen eventually, and I'm surprised it wasn't quicker. Plenty of people don't like GDT's style.
Not
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(09-14-2017, 09:20 PM)
Glad to hear this is good. Wasn't blown away by Crimson Peak.
Inferno313
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(09-14-2017, 09:24 PM)
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Originally Posted by Toa TAK

New Trailer

Y'all still think this is a fucking Hellboy prequel?

Looks fantastic. One of my most anticipated movies for the rest of the year. Can't wait!
mhayes86
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(09-14-2017, 09:26 PM)
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return closer to the more artisanal territory of his memorable early Spanish-language films The Devil's Backbone and Pan's Labyrinth, Guillermo del Toro delivers pure enchantment with The Shape of Water. A dark-edged fairy tale

This is enough to make me want to see it. I'm not really a fan of GDT, but Pan's Labyrinth is easily one of my favorite movies.
Barrel Cannon
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(09-14-2017, 09:27 PM)
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Originally Posted by Not

Glad to hear this is good. Wasn't blown away by Crimson Peak.

Yea I wasn't blown away by Crimson Peak either other than from a visual standpoint. Enjoyed this far more.

Originally Posted by Surfinn

Damn, somebody dropped the hammer. No longer 100%

At least it's not Armond

Even that negative review seems pretty positive. Also the negative points he mentions are some of the things I liked about it. It felt like IT. Oddly brief feeling despite having a 2 hr run time
GavinUK86
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(09-14-2017, 10:23 PM)
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Originally Posted by Toa TAK

New Trailer

Perfect.



Gonna get a few miles outta this gif.
Messofanego
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(09-14-2017, 11:03 PM)

Originally Posted by George Oscar Bluth II

Got myself a ticket for the London Film Festival screening!

Me too! (Wed 11th Oct 11:30)
George Oscar Bluth II
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(09-14-2017, 11:09 PM)

Originally Posted by Messofanego

Me too! (Wed 11th Oct 11:30)

That's the screening I got too!

Not the best seat, though. Forgot tickets went on sale today so I got it late.
Messofanego
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(09-14-2017, 11:11 PM)

Originally Posted by George Oscar Bluth II

That's the screening I got too!

Not the best seat, though. Forgot tickets went on sale today so I got it late.

Same, I had an interview so only could buy tickets when I came back.
dickroach
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(09-15-2017, 05:22 AM)
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saw the trailer tonight. it looks SO good. seeing it day 0
NYR94
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(09-16-2017, 10:41 PM)
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Red band trailer wow. Can't wait for this.

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