Film Review: Cronos (1993)

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SYNOPSIS:  ”In 1536, fleeing from the Inquisition, the alchemist Huberto Fulcanelli disembarked in Veracruz, Mexico. Appointed official watchmaker to the viceroy, Fulcanelli was determined to perfect an invention which would provide him with the key to eternal life. He was to name it the Cronos device. Four hundred years later, one night in 1937, part of the vault in a building collapsed. Amongst the victims was a man of strange skin, the colour of marble … Continue reading

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Podcast: Monster Movie Podcast – Eps 52

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it is finally here, Guillermo del Toro’s Pacific Rim, an impassioned ode to Kaiju, Anime and giant robot films. Doc Rotten and Thomas Mariani climb aboard Gipsy Danger to discuss and debate the films and career of Guillermo del Toro from Cronos to Blade II to Hellboy and beyond. Doc and Thomas discover themes abound and monsters in every corner: vampires, aliens, creatures from hell, ghosts and giant monsters. The multitude of reasons del Toro is a fan boy favorite is explored. … Continue reading

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Cronos Criteria – DVD and Blu-ray 12.07.10 – del Toro junkies rejoice!

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The long talked about Criterion Collection edition of Guillermo del Toro’s Cronos is coming to DVD and Blu-Ray on December 7. Featuring cover art by Mike Mignola, this presentation harbors a bevy of extras. art. Synopsis: “In 1536, fleeing from the Inquisition, the alchemist Humberto Oganelli disembarked in Veracruz, Mexico. Appointed official watchmaker to the viceroy, Oganelli was determined to perfect an invention which would provide him with the key to eternal life. He was … Continue reading

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