Home | Tag Archives: Guillermo Del Toro

Tag Archives: Guillermo Del Toro

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 …

Read More »

Film Review: Mimic (1997)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: “A virulent new disease is killing the children of Manhattan and has reached epidemic proportions. Peter Mann in desperation asks the entomologist, Doctor Susan Tyler, if she can help by killing the disease carrier, the common cockroach. Susan genetically engineers a new species of predatory insect to exterminate the cockroach and then die off. This novel …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »