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Trailer for del Toro's "The Shape of Water" echoes the Gill-man

This looks very interesting. I'm a huge del Toro fan, hence my edited book The Supernatural Cinema of Guillermo del Toro. But this looks like his unique twist and nod to one of his favorite films, The Creature from the Black Lagoon.

Ben Chapman's Passing: The Loss of the Man Behind an Iconic Cinema Creature

I received an email announcement from Rue Morgue Radio announcing that Ben Chapman, the actor who played the Creature from the Black Lagoon in the land-based scenes from the film, passed away this morning. As I have mentioned previously, this film was the first horror film I saw as a young boy that both frightened […]

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