(Welcome to Now Stream This, a column dedicated to the best movies streaming on Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, and every other streaming service out there.)
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Starting today, hopefully the rest of the year will start to feel a little less like a never-ending nightmare. Helping with that will be a new batch of TV shows and movies for you to soak up from Disney+ and Hulu. There’s an interesting mix of classic comedy, prestige drama, buzzed about Oscar-hopefuls, past Oscar winners, and so much more coming to these two streaming services. We’ve picked out some of the best TV shows and movies coming to Hulu and Disney+, and you can see the entire list below too. Read More »
Guillermo del Toro has never shied away from the spiritual, supernatural, and strange. Movies like Pan’s Labyrinth, The Shape of Water, Cronos, Crimson Peak, The Devil’s Backbone, and features ghost stories, fantasy fables, unconventional romances, and more, all in a mesmerizing macabre canvas. Now the films of Guillermo del Toro are being repurposed for Tarot del Toro, a collection of tarot cards featuring artwork by Tomás Hijo inspired by del Toro’s visionary films. Read More »
The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.
In this edition, see what the motion capture performances looked like behind the scenes of movies like Beauty and the Beast, the Shape of Water, Call of the Wild, and more. Plus, watch a gag reel of some movie mistakes from the set of Netflix’s new comedy The Wrong Missy, and listen as Scoob! and The Willoughbys star Will Forte improvises some voices for cartoon characters he’s seeing for the first time. Read More »
(This article is part of our Best of the Decade series.)
The importance and expansion of representation and diversity continue to reverberate throughout the film industry. So now feels like just as good a time as any to reflect on a personal area near and dear to my own heart; disability in cinema.
However, one doesn’t need to specifically hone in on the past two years or so (when representation and diversity were really pressured to improve), for the entire decade has a sampling of terrific films studying a wide array of disabilities, ranging from blockbuster films to French cinema. So let’s get to the list, and please take a chance on something if it sounds interesting. There’s nothing better than enjoying a great movie and educating oneself on vital topics.
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Hero Complex Gallery has reopened in an all-new location at 1050 S. Fairfax in Los Angeles, and they opened up their new space with Blacklight 3, the third show in a series featuring vibrant, electric artwork created with fluorescent ink that really shines when put under a blacklight. New entries in the series include pieces paying tribute to Blade Runner, IT, Beetlejuice, Skyfall, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, The Shape of Water, 2001: A Space Odyssey, John Wick, and many more. Check out the latest in the series of Hero Complex Gallery Blacklight artwork below. Read More »
NECA has been bringing some of Guillermo del Toro‘s cinematic creations from Pan’s Labyrinth to life in the form of detailed, collectible action figures. But soon the filmmaker’s Best Picture winner will have a place on your unique toy shelf too.
The Shape of Water tells the fairytale story of the Amphibian Man, a fishlike humanoid who strikes up a relationship with a government facility custodian who ultimately tries to break him out and free him into the ocean. The Amphibian Man is played by none other than Guillermo del Toro’s frequent creature collaborator Doug Jones, and now he’s becoming a stunning action figure that will be hitting shelves later this year. Check out photos of The Shape of Water Amphibian Man action figure. Read More »
We’re less than a week away from the beginning of San Diego Comic-Con, and more exclusives that fans will be able to get their hands on are popping up all the time. Every year the pop culture convention comes around, we’re excited to see what goodies the folks at Mondo are bringing to the show floor, and the first couple prints have been revealed.
Mondo has unveiled a print for Beneath the Planet of the Apes by artist Eric Powell and two stunning The Shape of Water prints from Daniel Danger. You can get a look at both of the Mondo Comic-Con 2018 exclusive prints below. Read More »
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Could this be the beginning of Black Panther‘s road to the Oscars? Don’t dismiss the Marvel blockbuster, which walked away with five wins at the 44th Annual Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror Films awards on Wednesday.
Black Panther reigned over the 2018 Saturn Awards ceremony, earning more wins than last year’s genre favorites like Get Out, The Shape of Water, Blade Runner 2049, and Star Wars: The Last Jedi — all of which scored a fair number of their own trophies.
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(Welcome to Not Dead Yet, a feature dedicated to new Blu-ray releases and what special features you should be excited about. Because yes, some of us still like to own physical copies of our movies.)
Hello, physical media fans. This week sees a big Blu-ray release: Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Below, I delve into nearly every special feature contained on the Blu, from making-of featurettes to deleted scenes. In addition to the Last Jedi Blu-ray review, you’ll get a look at new Blu-ray releases for Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon, and this year’s Best Picture winner, The Shape of Water.
Here are the new Blu-ray releases and their special features you should check out this week, and beyond. Read More »