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Everything you need to know about The Shape of Water

It’s a fairytale romance like no other. Here’s the story behind Guillermo del Toro’s magical new film…

Spoilers may follow.

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Spielberg’s all-star Pentagon Papers film has a new title…the old one!

Steven Spielberg’s upcoming dramatisation of the Washington Post’s campaign to see the Pentagon Papers published in 1971 has been given a new title, according to producers: 20th Century Fox and Amblin Entertainment.

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In Plain Sight: The Funny Thing about Cameos

A cameo is the term given to describe an item of jewellery, typically oval in shape, which is engraved with a profiled portrait. Dating as far back as antiquity, cameos have been a common feature of the art world throughout history; Elizabeth I is known to have given courtiers cameos baring her own personage as a means of reminding the recipient of where their true loyalties lie. In the context of a film blog, however, a cameo is the small appearance of a well known actor within a film. For example, the word ‘however’ made a cameo in the previous sentence. It would seem that binge-watching Netflix’s A Series of Unfortunate Events has left me somewhat obsessed by definitions. For which I apologise.

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