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LWLies 75 special issue: Can movies save the world?

By Little White Lies

Our latest print edition features guest contributions from Guillermo del Toro, the Safdie brothers and more.

Why the Hollywood monster movie will never die

By James Luxford

From King Kong to Pacific Rim’s Kaijus, what’s behind the appeal of these larger than life screen icons?

Pacific Rim Uprising

By Hannah Woodhead

John Boyega gamely fills Idris Elba’s shoes in this madcap sequel to Guillermo del Toro’s shiny robot romp.

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The fascinating etymology behind Guillermo del Toro’s character names

By Nicholas Russell

The Mexican filmmaker’s work is loaded with religious symbolism.

Frances McDormand and Guillermo Del Toro were the 2018 Oscars MVPs

By Hannah Woodhead

The world was watching a little more closely last night as the first post-Weinstein Academy Awards took place.

What’s the key ingredient at this year’s Oscars? Eggs, of course

By Emma Fraser

This breakfast staple features in five out of the nine Best Picture nominees at the 90th Academy Awards.

A brief history of female masturbation in the movies

By Christina Newland

Inspired by The Shape of Water, we survey the various ways female self-pleasure has been portrayed.

Guillermo del Toro: ‘Perversity is always in the eye of the beholder’

By David Jenkins

The master fabulist behind The Shape of Water talks sex, movies and what makes a monster tick.

The Shape of Water

By Matt Thrift

Guillermo del Toro’s latest is a fairy tale for grown-ups with a cinephile twist – it may be his most perfect confection to date.

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Revisiting Blade II: Guillermo del Toro’s slick superhero B-movie

By Padraig Cotter

With its sympathetic monsters and distinct visuals, this 2002 sequel is the director’s most underrated film.

Eight films to watch before you see The Shape of Water

By Josh Slater-Williams

Seek out these inspirations for Guillermo del Toro’s latest, including The Red Shoes and Creature from the Black Lagoon.

How Cronos blurs the line between man and monster

By Danilo Castro

The seed for a career-long obsession is planted in Guillermo del Toro’s debut feature from 1993.

LWLies 73: The Shape of Water

By Little White Lies

Dive into our latest print edition and explore the magical world of director Guillermo del Toro.

Guillermo del Toro: How Objects Tell The Story

By Luís Azevedo

To celebrate the release of The Shape of Water, we enter the fantastical world of the inimitable Mexican maestro.

The Shape of Water – first look review

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

Sally Hawkins finds a scaly suitor in Guillermo del Toro’s strange, sentimental snow globe fairy tale.

Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Water gets a wondrous first trailer

By Little White Lies

Take a fishy first look at the director’s upcoming Cold War-era fairy tale.

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