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‘The Shape of Water’ and the Elements of a Fairy Tale

Mallory and Jason review Guillermo Del Toro’s critically acclaimed fantasy film, list their favorite interspecies romances, and more

Sally Hawkins kissing a fish-man in ‘The Shape of Water’ Fox Searchlight Pictures

Mallory Rubin and Jason Concepcion review the critically acclaimed fantasy film The Shape of Water (4:01), explore the building blocks that make up the adult fairy tale (6:52), examine filmmaker Guillermo Del Toro’s use of fantastical monsters (41:15), list their favorite interspecies romances (46:14), and extol the mysterious fish-man at the center of the movie (53:48).

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