Guillermo del Toro

A very John Waters take on why 'Shape of Water' might have been set in Baltimore

A very John Waters take on why 'Shape of Water' might have been set in Baltimore

Guillermo del Toro may have set his Oscar-winning “The Shape of Water” in Baltimore as a tribute to native-son filmmaker Barry Levinson, but he also had John Waters in mind as well.

Charm City’s favorite unregenerate degenerate appreciated the shout-out.

Last week, the Mexican-born writer-director won Best Picture and Best Director Oscars for his fantasy about a mute cleaning woman at a government research facility in Baltimore who falls...

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