Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Water elegantly blends whimsical fairy tale with a fresh spin on classic monster movies for a delightful experience.

The Shape of Water is horror maestro Guillermo del Toro’s latest work, and perhaps his best work to date. After helming a handful of smaller budgeted horror films, the vampire-focused sequel Blade II, and the first Hellboy film, the Mexican-American director truly began to make his mark on Hollywood with the release of Pan’s Labyrinth in 2006. The movie introduced many to the filmmaker’s bread and butter: whimsy and romance mixed with horror. The filmmaker has since moved on to a range ...

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