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Book Review: Guillermo del Toro: At Home with Monsters: Inside His Films, Notebooks, and Collections – Author Guillermo del Toro

This has been a great year for specialty books. For awhile, we were inundated with several zombies “best of” releases, and then shortly after several “vampire” “best of” editions to the point where I never wanted to read another vampire book again. So of course it gave me great pleasure to receive a brand new release from Insight Editions that …

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Film Review: Book of Life (2014)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Manolo, a young man who is torn between fulfilling the expectations of his family and following his heart, embarks on an adventure that spans three fantastic worlds where he must face his greatest fears. REVIEW: Book of Life, a supernatural-tinged animated feature from producer Guillermo del Toro and director Jorge Gutierrez, is pure imagination on a …

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Film Review: Cronos (1993)

Rate This Movie 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 …

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Podcast: Monster Movie Podcast – Eps 52

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 …

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Film Review: Blade II (2002)

Rate This MovieSYNOPSIS: “A rare mutation has occurred within the vampire community. The Reaper. A vampire so consumed with an insatiable bloodlust that they prey on vampires as well as humans, transforming victims who are unlucky enough to survive into Reapers themselves. Now their quickly expanding population threatens the existence of vampires, and soon there won’t be enough humans in …

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