Oscar favourite The Shape of Water faces plagiarism lawsuit from author's son

Oscar favourite The Shape of Water faces plagiarism lawsuit from author's son »

22 Feb, 2018
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T he son of a Pulitzer Prize-winning author is suing the team behind sci-fi hit The Shape of Water for plagiarism. David

Watch THR's Full Cinematographer Roundtable With Talent From 'Blade Runner 2049,' 'Dunkirk,' and More on SundanceTV

Watch THR's Full Cinematographer Roundtable With Talent From 'Blade Runner 2049,' 'Dunkirk,' and More on SundanceTV »

22 Feb, 2018
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Roger Deakins, Robert Elswit, Janusz Kaminski, Dan Laustsen, Rachel Morrison and Hoyte Van Hoytema joined THR's Cinematographer Roundtable. The lensing experts behind Blade

'The Shape of Water' Sparks Copyright Lawsuit Amid Oscar Voting

'The Shape of Water' Sparks Copyright Lawsuit Amid Oscar Voting »

22 Feb, 2018
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The son of a Pulitzer Prize-winning author says the awards contender rips off his father's work, while Fox Searchlight says the claims are

FOX, Guillermo del Toro Sued, ‘Shape of Water’ Ripped Off My Famous Dad’s Play (UPDATE)

FOX, Guillermo del Toro Sued, ‘Shape of Water’ Ripped Off My Famous Dad’s Play (UPDATE) »

22 Feb, 2018
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3:15 PM PT — FOX tells us, “These claims from Mr. Zindel’s estate are baseless, wholly without merit and we will be

'The Shape of Water' Accused of Lifting From Paul Zindel Play in New Lawsuit

'The Shape of Water' Accused of Lifting From Paul Zindel Play in New Lawsuit »

22 Feb, 2018
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Complaint alleges that Guillermo del Toro film infringes on Paul Zindel’s 1969 play “Let Me Hear You Whisper” Guillermo del Toro’s “The

Costume Designers Guild Awards 2018: “The Shape of Water” Takes Surprise Period Prize

Costume Designers Guild Awards 2018: “The Shape of Water” Takes Surprise Period Prize »

21 Feb, 2018
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Sally Hawkins and Octavia Spencer in “The Shape of Water” In the battle of period costume design, “ The Shape of Water

The Music Inside Guillermo del Toro”s Monster: Alexandre Desplat On His Score For “Shape Of Water”: Crew Call Podcast

The Music Inside Guillermo del Toro”s Monster: Alexandre Desplat On His Score For “Shape Of Water”: Crew Call Podcast »

21 Feb, 2018
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French composer Alexandre Desplat arrived on the Hollywood scene in 2003-04 with back-to-back movies  Girl With the Pearl Earring  and  Birth. Since

Guillermo del Toro”s Cameo in “The Shape of Water” Is So Creative You Can”t Even See It

Guillermo del Toro”s Cameo in “The Shape of Water” Is So Creative You Can”t Even See It »

20 Feb, 2018
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Guillermo del Toro at the UK premiere of “The Shape of Water” Guillermo del Toro pulls an Alfred Hitchcock in “ The

Guillermo del Toro Has an Unconventional Cameo in 'The Shape of Water'

Guillermo del Toro Has an Unconventional Cameo in 'The Shape of Water' »

20 Feb, 2018
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Specialty Box Office: 'Three Billboards' Defies the Odds in 15th Weekend

Specialty Box Office: 'Three Billboards' Defies the Odds in 15th Weekend »

20 Feb, 2018
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With the Oscar ceremony less than two weeks away, the movie is among a number of best-picture nominees parlaying awards attention into box-office

BAFTA Awards: 2018 Complete Winners List

BAFTA Awards: 2018 Complete Winners List »

20 Feb, 2018
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The 2018 BAFTA Awards are being awarded at London’s Royal Albert Hall on Sunday. “Absolutely Fabulous” star Joanna Lumley is hosting the

2018 BAFTA Winners: 'Three Billboards' Takes Best Film, But Guillermo Del Toro Wins Best Director

2018 BAFTA Winners: 'Three Billboards' Takes Best Film, But Guillermo Del Toro Wins Best Director »

19 Feb, 2018
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This past weekend, our friends across the pond doled out the British equivalent of the Oscars with the British Academy of Film

VOTD: Watch a 3-Hour Chat with Jordan Peele, Greta Gerwig, Christopher Nolan &More

VOTD: Watch a 3-Hour Chat with Jordan Peele, Greta Gerwig, Christopher Nolan &More »

19 Feb, 2018
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The Director’s Guild Of America awards have already been handed out , giving Guillermo del Toro one of several major victories on

BAFTA 2018 – here's who the big winners and big snubs are

BAFTA 2018 – here's who the big winners and big snubs are »

19 Feb, 2018
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The British Academy Film Awards have just been announced and as ever it brought some big winners and some notable snubs.The Times

BAFTA 2018: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri and The Shape of Water win big

BAFTA 2018: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri and The Shape of Water win big »

19 Feb, 2018
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The British Academy Film Awards have just been announced (here are the winners in full ) and as ever it brought some

BAFTA Awards: “Three Billboards” Stuns “Shape Of Water” But Does This Mean Oscar Is Next? – Hammond Analysis

BAFTA Awards: “Three Billboards” Stuns “Shape Of Water” But Does This Mean Oscar Is Next? – Hammond Analysis »

19 Feb, 2018
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Pundits will probably look at today’s Outstanding Film BAFTA victory by  Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri  over its (at least nominally) more

Baftas 2018: stars wear #TimesUp protest badges on the red carpet – live

Baftas 2018: stars wear #TimesUp protest badges on the red carpet – live »

18 Feb, 2018
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T he Baftas will be broadcast on BBC One from 9pm while the red carpet livestream kicks off at 5pm The nominees for Best

Roger Deakins of 'Blade Runner' Wins American Society of Cinematographers Award

Roger Deakins of 'Blade Runner' Wins American Society of Cinematographers Award »

18 Feb, 2018
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The winner of the ASC feature competition went on to win the Oscar in six of the past 10 years. Legendary cinematographer Roger

2018 Bafta film awards: Joanna Lumley to host, as The Shape of Water and Darkest Hour lead nominations

2018 Bafta film awards: Joanna Lumley to host, as The Shape of Water and Darkest Hour lead nominations »

17 Feb, 2018
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J oanna Lumley is to host the 2018 Bafta Film Awards , it was announced today. "It’s just so unbelievably thrilling," the

'Shape of Water' Director Guillermo del Toro on Casting Secret (Exclusive)

'Shape of Water' Director Guillermo del Toro on Casting Secret (Exclusive) »

17 Feb, 2018
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“When I cast actors, I cast eyes,” Oscar nominee says in behind-the-scenes clip For director Guillermo del Toro, the key to a

Anonymous Oscar Ballot: Editor Thinks “Get Out” Should Win, Not Impressed with “The Shape of Water”

Anonymous Oscar Ballot: Editor Thinks “Get Out” Should Win, Not Impressed with “The Shape of Water” »

16 Feb, 2018
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“Get Out” Here’s our latest interview with a swath of Academy voters from different branches for their candid thoughts on what got

Obstacles & Triumphs Of 9 Best Picture Nominees Vying To Close 90th Oscars

Obstacles & Triumphs Of 9 Best Picture Nominees Vying To Close 90th Oscars »

16 Feb, 2018
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With the final voting about to begin for the Best Picture Oscar, Deadline looks at the challenges and the hard road for

How Blockbusters Like 'Black Panther' Are Changing Oscar Season at Movie Theaters

How Blockbusters Like 'Black Panther' Are Changing Oscar Season at Movie Theaters »

16 Feb, 2018
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Studios have realized you can have big hit in January and February, which means Best Picture nominees are fighting for shelf space

The Morning Watch: Shape of Water Featurette, Scene Breakdown & More

The Morning Watch: Shape of Water Featurette, Scene Breakdown & More »

15 Feb, 2018
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The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video

Download IndieWire’s Oscar Ballot and Predict the Winners To Win Your Pool

Download IndieWire’s Oscar Ballot and Predict the Winners To Win Your Pool »

14 Feb, 2018
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(Editor’s Note: IndieWire Oscar Ballot is presented by iTunes. Watch this year’s contenders at iTunes.com/Oscars .) With all of the major precursor

Stranger than The Shape of Water: the woman wooed by a dolphin 

Stranger than The Shape of Water: the woman wooed by a dolphin  »

14 Feb, 2018
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N B. This piece was first published in May 2014 From outside it looked like another spacious Virgin Islands villa with a

Guillermo del Toro Says 'The Shape of Water' Has Valentine's-Day Advice

Guillermo del Toro Says 'The Shape of Water' Has Valentine's-Day Advice »

14 Feb, 2018
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“My teacher used to say, take them as they are or leave them as they be,” director tells TheWrap’s Steve Pond On

A Best Picture Oscar Campaign Costs Millions, But Gains the Winner Almost Nothing at the Box Office

A Best Picture Oscar Campaign Costs Millions, But Gains the Winner Almost Nothing at the Box Office »

13 Feb, 2018
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“The Post” Every year, Hollywood spends millions chasing little gold men. The Academy Award is the film industry’s highest honor — unless

Anonymous Oscar Ballot: Costume Designer Loves “Three Billboards,” Thinks “Lady Bird” is “Overrated”

Anonymous Oscar Ballot: Costume Designer Loves “Three Billboards,” Thinks “Lady Bird” is “Overrated” »

13 Feb, 2018
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“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” Here’s our first interview with a swatch of Academy voters from different branches for their candid thoughts

Doug Jones Doesn”t Want “The Shape of Water” to Be Remembered for The Fish Creature”s Penis

Doug Jones Doesn”t Want “The Shape of Water” to Be Remembered for The Fish Creature”s Penis »

13 Feb, 2018
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“The Shape of Water” “ The Shape of Water ” has won countless awards this season and is currently nominated for 13