Video Games Spotlight: Next Gen Survival Horror

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You wipe away the sweat that’s trickling down your face, hear your heart pounding in sync with the thumping of your boots as you run from something, and yet, you’re safe in your living room, with the lights on, playing a game — a survival horror game. The next generation of gaming is here and with the arrival of the Microsoft’s XBox One and Sony’s Playstation 4, a crop of terrifying things await. With satisfying … Continue reading

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Interview: Guillermo Del Toro (The Strain)

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Hello there, horror fans! It has been quite awhile since I have embarked on the journey of horror journalism, but my name is Robert DiLauro and I am one of the newest interviewers for the Horrornews writing team, the place that gave me my start in the horror business! I have done much in my four year career, two short films, a worldwide horror talk show, and so much I am thankful for, but I … Continue reading

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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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New Teaser For THE STRAIN Tempts You With Candy

Are you looking as forward to THE STRAIN as I am? I love the fact that we now get these summer series to help pass the hot summer nights. Last years surprise hit was UNDER THE DOME and it looks like this year the spoils may go to FX and their adaptation of THE STRAIN. Starring Corey Stoll, Maestro, Sean Astin, Kevin Durand, Natalie Brown, Jonathan Hyde, Richard Sammel, Robert Maillet, Jack Kesy, Ben Hyland, … Continue reading

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THE STRAIN Gets Their Characters Together

YAHOO TV scored the first look at the character posters for the much anticipated FX series THE STRAIN based on the book by Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan. A quick rundown of the show before I show you the eye candy: The Strain is a high-concept thriller that tells the story of Dr. Ephraim Goodweather (Stoll), the head of the Center for Disease Control Canary Team in New York City. He and his team … 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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Film Review: Pacific Rim (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: As a war between humankind and monstrous sea creatures wages on, a former pilot and a trainee are paired up to drive a seemingly obsolete special weapon in a desperate effort to save the world from the apocalypse. REVIEW: I cannot begin to describe the excitement I felt as this film got closer to it’s release date. As a certified (Some would say “Certifiable”) Ultraman/Gigantor geek of the highest order there is nothing that … Continue reading

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Into the Labyrinth and Mind of Guillermo Del Toro

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A Tribute Art Exhibit to Del Toro’s Films  Hyaena Gallery – Burbank, CA Curated by Chogrin July 1 through July 31, 2013 Opening Night Reception on July 6th

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Film Review: Pan’s Labyrinth (2006)

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SYNOPSIS: “In 1944 post-Civil War in Spain, rebels still fight in the mountains against the fascist troops. The young and imaginative Ofelia travels with her pregnant and sick mother Carmen Vidal to the country to meet and live with her stepfather, the sadistic and cruel Captain Vidal, in an old mill. During the night, Ofelia meets a fairy and together they go to a pit in the center of a maze where they meet a … Continue reading

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Film Review: Blade II (2002)

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SYNOPSIS: “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 the world to satisfy their bloodlust. Blade, Whistler (yes, he’s back) and an armory expert named Scud … Continue reading

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Podcast: Monster Movie Podcast – Eps 32

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Podcast: Monster Movie Podcast Episode 32 – The Hobbit – Pacific Rim – Bait 3D Welcome to the Monster Movie Podcast. Join us this week for hobbits, dwarves and wizards; kaiju and giant robots; and 3D sharks in a tsunami. Co-hosts Doc Rotten and Thomas M are joined this week by Rafe Telsch, the head guru behind the Widescreen Warrior Weekly Blend Audio Show podcast. Doc, Thomas and Rafe tackle this season’s biggest, most anticipated … Continue reading

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Film Review: Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: A young girl sent to live with her father and his new girlfriend discovers creatures in her new home who want to claim her as one of their own. REVIEW: Wow, I hate to give a great director a bad review on his latest release. Though to be quite frank, this film should have been named “Don’t Be Afraid of the Movie”. Now the correct thing here would be to approach this review from … Continue reading

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Film Review: Hellboy (2004)

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SYNOPSIS: A demon, raised from infancy after being conjured by and rescued from the Nazis, grows up to become a defender against the forces of darkness. REVIEW: With the rush of superhero films raking in the audiences, it was only a matter of time before director Guillermo del Toro got on board with his own adaptation. Hellboy though is unlike many of its hero film genre movies in that it bases itself in a supernatural … Continue reading

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Film Review: Mimic (1997)

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SYNOPSIS: “A disease carried by common cockroaches is killing Manhattan children. In an effort to stop the epidemic an entomologist, Susan Tyler, creates a mutant breed of insect that secretes a fluid to kill the roaches. This mutant breed was engineered to die after one generation, but three years later Susan finds out that the species has survived and evolved into a large, gruesome monster that can mimic human form.” (courtesy IMDB) REVIEW: Following up … Continue reading

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Trailer: Julia’s Eyes – Interview – Guillermo Del Toro

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Trailer: Julia’s Eyes – Interview – Guillermo Del Toro

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Interview: Katie Holmes and Guillermo del Toro – Part Two

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Did you like that first part of the interview? If you did, then you’re going to love part two. Check it out below.

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