Guillermo del Toro
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'Children of Men', 'Babel', 'Pan's Labyrinth', and the Mapping of the (Post)modern Global World
1 Jun 2015 // 9:05 PM

Guillermo del Toro, Alejandro González Iñárritu, and Alfonso Cuarón -- the "Three Amigos" of Mexican cinema -- use their 2006 masterpieces to examine the global through the lens of the local.

Death to Boring Vampires: The Life and Death Antidote to Contemporary Vampire Culture
26 Mar 2012 // 5:00 PM

Who else is bored with vampires? Guillermo del Toro’s Cronos rescues the vampire myth from boring romanticism.


What Happens When an Interactive Horror Experience Figures Out the Fourth Wall?
8 Sep 2014 // 8:30 PM

P.T. has the digital world bleeding out into the real, hands flailing in search of something to hold onto so it can pull itself out of the game and into your living room.

I Am Become Undead: 'Cronos' by Guillermo del Toro
5 Dec 2010 // 3:00 PM

Guillermo del Toro evokes a sense of literary and filmic magic surrealism, one of the core traits of Latin American creative DNA, popularized by writers such Gabriel Garcia Marquez, who probe the painful politics that often prevail in the Latin world.


'Crimson Peak' Has Metaphors Everywhere You Look
16 Oct 2015 // 2:00 AM

As Edith comes to understand her own story, you might appreciate not only the many metaphors, but also the very nice handwriting.

'Pacific Rim' Is a Visual Feast That's Heavy on Fluff, Light on Substance
20 Oct 2013 // 8:10 PM

Pacific Rim serves up the kind of visual smorgasbord that those of us weaned on sci-fi and monster movies would have devoured when we were kids.


Coen Brothers, Sophie Marceau, and Guillermo Del Toro All Feature in the Cannes Jury
11 May 2015 // 3:54 AM

The 2015 Cannes Film Festival has a veritable who's-who on its jury this year, headed up by brother directors Joel and Ethan Coen.

'Pacific' Hmmm...
15 Jul 2013 // 12:00 AM

Of course, there's still word of mouth and relatively weak competition in the upcoming days, but for the most part, it seems like Pacific Rim reached out to its prime demo (the geek) and then, strangely enough, stalled.


For Guillermo del Toro, Home Is Where the Horror Is in 'Crimson Peak'
14 Oct 2015 // 5:37 AM

Possibly the most elaborate monster Del Toro has ever constructed is the labyrinth-like Gothic mansion in Crimson Peak.

Del Toro's 'Dark' stamp: A novice director takes a master class
26 Aug 2011 // 1:30 AM

LOS ANGELES , Big breaks rarely happen quite this way: Comic book artist and aspiring director Troy Nixey submitted his short "Latchkey's Lament" to Oscar-nominated filmmaker

//Mixed media

The Hills Are Alive, But Nobody Else Is in 'The Happiness of the Katakuris'

// Short Ends and Leader

"Happiness of the Katakuris is one of Takashi Miike's oddest movies, and that's saying something.

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