Where horror and fairy tales overlap has been the hallowed ground tread by director Guillermo del Toro (Pan’s Labyrinth, Hellboy, Pacific Rim, Crimson Peak) for almost 25 years. Before that, del Toro worked in special effects and makeup –which makes total sense, given his penchant for hard-hitting magical realism. His newest release, The Shape of Water, is already the subject of some serious Oscar buzz! Here are the movies that have influenced his powerful, allegorical style.
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