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Aladdin (2019)

Narrative nudges include Jasmine's leadership ambitions and a romantic entanglement for the genie. —Matt Anderson (review...)

Aladdin (2019)

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Guillermo Del Toro

  • The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014)

    Freeman concludes The Hobbit Review by Marty Mapes: Maybe not as fun as Smaug, Battle caps Jackson's six-part masterpiece

    Review by Robert Denerstein: The last chapter passes muster, but I'm glad it's done

  • Pacific Rim (2013)

    Godzilla returns to the Pacific Rim... without Godzilla Review by Matt Anderson: Guillermo del Toro has made the best Godzilla movie Godzilla never starred in.

    Review by Robert Denerstein: Giant robots and ugly sea monsters stave off disaster for Del Toro's latest

  • Hellboy II: The Golden Army (2008)

    Del Toro makes the same mistakes with Hellboy II Review by Matt Anderson: A movie about magic and fantasy that is sadly missing its own spark of magic

  • Pan's Labyrinth (2006)

    Pan (right) meets his maker Review by Marty Mapes: Maybe Del Toro wanted to make two different movies and decided to merge them together

  • Hellboy (2004)

    Perlman gets affectionately dubbed Hellboy Review by Matt Anderson: Pinned down by an incoherent storyline, the action actually becomes tedious

  • Blade II (2002)

    Snipes returns in Blade II Review by Marty Mapes: It has some of the successful elements of the first movie, but fails to hold together as well

  • Mimic (1997)

    Review by Marty Mapes

  • The Shape of Water

    Looking into the shape of water Review by Matt Anderson: Sally Hawkins' terrific performance makes it all work.