This week we have a special poster. This is an image based on a Guillermo del Toro sketch and it evokes the passion of Gustav Klimt's The Kiss. As an auteur, Guillermo had control of every aspect of creation.
TJP has our Solo Cup, Hockey has the Stanley Cup and Sweden has the Guldbaggen.
What an amazing trailer! Here is a short that Ted was thinking about at the beginning of The Shape of Water.
The nuanced nature of racial tropes was deftly handled by Peele in Get Out but Jim and Ted can't help but think back to the Eddie Murphy skit from Delierious. Since we only have the trailer Jim thinks these are tropes but having seen the movie Ted sees these characters as archetypes.
Ted tries valiantly to defend one of his favorite auteurs but there is little to glean from this trailer. Maybe the scenes in the feature cannot translate into the trailer format but we do not have the luxury of time for a long-drawn out interplay in our two-minute piece of art/commerce.