Santa Barbara Film Festival awards Gary OldmanAs the front runner for this year's Best Actor Oscar, Gary Oldman has recently added another big trophy to his shelf, the Maltin Modern Master Award from the Santa Barbara International Film Festival.
Guillermo del Toro is one of the most awarded directors of 2017/2018, and his new movie The Shape of Water (2017) is one of the most successful movies of all times.
Just the other day, del Toro got another award at the Directors Guild of America awards show.
He won the Best Director award.
Set during the Cold War, Guillermo del Toro's latest silver screen effort The Shape of Water (2017) is an other-wordly fairy tale about Elisa who works, and lives, in high-security government laboratory. She and her friend Zelda discover a secret classified experiment and their lives change forever.
Elisa is portrayed by Sally Hawkins, and Zelda is played by Octavia Spencer.
Other notable names in this fantasy-adventure are Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins, Michael Stuhlbarg and Doug Jones.