The Shape of Water isn’t just a new horror fairy-tale from Guillermo del Toro but one of the biggest Oscar contenders of the awards race this year. That’s right, Oscar season is almost upon us, which means lots of speculation and discussion on what will and won’t be nominated. Among the front-runners is del Toro’s latest. A fantasy love story about a mute woman falling in love with a humanoid sea creature, the movie has been subject to wide critical acclaim since it started screening and premiering at film festivals earlier this year, with a current Rotten Tomatoes score of 95% from 126 reviews. Del Toro’s tenth directorial effort, ...

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