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Guillermo del Toro wins Directors Guild top award for ‘The Shape of Water’

LOS ANGELES: Hollywood directors named Guillermo del Toro the best film director of 2017 for “The Shape of Water” on Saturday, placing the Mexican filmmaker and the film in a strong position for the movie world’s top honors, the Oscars, in March. The Directors Guild of America (DGA), the leading industry group representing film and television directors, chose Jordan Peele as best first-time feature film director for the offbeat horror film “Get Out”, which has four Oscar nominations including best picture and for Peele as…

‘The Shape of Water’ wins PGA best film ahead of Oscars

LOS ANGELES: Guillermo del Toro's fantasy romance "The Shape of Water" took home best movie at the Producers Guild Awards on Saturday, putting it in pole position for Oscars glory in March. The movie bested leading Academy Awards contenders including "Call Me by Your Name," "Dunkirk," "Get Out," "I, Tonya" and "Lady Bird." In a crowded field, it also saw off "The Big Sick,"  "Molly's Game," "The Post," "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri," and "Wonder Woman." The 1960s-set fairytale about a mute government…