Review: ‘The Shape of Water’ is a monster movie that’s beautiful, pure of heart

Sally Hawkins stars in “The Shape of Water.” (Kerry Hayes/Fox Searchlight Pictures via AP)

Guillermo del Toro’s creature feature “The Shape of Water,” a grotesquely gorgeous fairy tale, just might be the most epically romantic monster movie ever. Del Toro makes films that straddle the line between horror and beauty, fascinated by attraction to the unexpected and the...

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Apatow gets back to stand-up roots with Netflix special

On a recent morning, Judd Apatow sat in his office on the west side of Los Angeles, surrounded by a jumble of boxes stuffed with mementos from his life in comedy. “I’m a hoarder,” he said, glancing around at the clutter.


Five more women accuse Dustin Hoffman of sexual assault

Five more women came forward to accuse Dustin Hoffman of sexual assault Thursday, with two accusers alleging they were in their teens when he exposed himself to them, and, in one case, allegedly masturbating in front of a 15-year-old.


Fashion PR guru claims Russell Simmons tried to rape her

Public relations pioneer Kelly Cutrone claims Russell Simmons tried to rape her at his apartment over two decades ago, making her the 12th woman to accuse the hip hop mogul of sexual assault.

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Rick's List - Christmases with Mom Edition

By the time you read this, I'll be back from a Christmas trip to Denver to visit my sainted Mom and my noble sister, Mic. Frankly, while we hope for the best, it was probably a good idea to schedule the visit sooner rather than later. Mom's...

Breaking news: Snowflake spotted, racing for Conn.

Before we switch to reporters stationed at supermarkets, where customers have stripped the shelves bare, and at public works staging areas, where battalions of snowplow and sand truck drivers are gathering in a scene reminiscent of the D-Day...

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