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Earlier this week, Guillermo del Toro's The Shape of Water became the first science fiction film to win the Academy Award for Best Picture. And whether you believe the film deserved the award or not, it was a landmark moment for genre films. To celebrate the victory, we've gone back through our archives to see where The Shape of Water began, where it went, and so much more.

Most movie novelizations do little more than write down what audiences see on the screen. But the novel that's accompanying Guillermo del Toro's new movie The Shape of Water is no mere adaptation. Co-author Daniel Kraus' book and the film tell the same story, of a mute woman who falls in love with an imprisoned and equally mute creature, in two very different ways -- and we have an exclusive excerpt to show how.

Guillermo del Toro hasn't made an undisputed great movie in over a decade -- specifically 2006's Pan's Labyrinth, a truly breathtaking work that set the bar for the director's work very high. Since then, he's made many films with varying degrees of success but nothing that's come close to Pan. However, according to the early reviews, it sounds like his new film The Shape of Water might live up to del Toro's potential.

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