Film Review: Hellboy II: The Golden Army (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: In this continuation to the adventure of the demon superhero, an evil elf breaks an ancient pact between humans and creatures, as he declares war against humanity. He is on a mission to release The Golden Army, a deadly group of fighting machines that can destroy the human race. As Hell on Earth is ready to erupt, Hellboy and his crew set out to defeat the evil prince before The Golden Army can destroy … Continue reading

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Spotlight: Fantasy Director Guillermo Del Toro

“When I was a very young child, about 2 years old, I woke up one night after watching an Outer Limits episode called ‘The Mutant’. I was so scared by it that I started to see green ants on the wall and monsters in my closet. That’s exactly the moment when I made a pact with the monsters. I told them “If you’re nice to me and let me go to the bathroom, I’ll devote … Continue reading

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Guillermo Del Toro Loses ‘AT THE MOUNTAINS OF MADNESS’

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The dream is dead, and Guillermo Del Toro’s vision for AT THE MOUNTAINS OF MADNESS will never see the light of day, at least as a Universal film, anyway. Universal turned yellow at the idea of giving the green light to an R-rated horror film that would require an estimated $150 million to create. The price tag was apparently too high for the studio, despite names like Tom Cruise tied to the project and they … Continue reading

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Teaser Trailer for Guillermo del Toro’s inSANE

THQ and Volition announced a new project titled inSANE at Spike TV Video Game Awards in December. inSANE is the first in a trilogy of horror themed games for the XBOX 360, PC, and PS3 platforms. inSANE also marks THQ and Volition’s first collaboration with director Guillermo del Toro (The Devil’s Backbone, Pan’s Labyrinth) in a multimedia project. According to THQ, the company will retain the intellectual property rights, and del Toro will hold the … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Golden Labyrinth: The Unique Films of Guillermo Del Toro – Author Andy Steve Earles

THE GOLDEN LABYRINTH: THE UNIQUE FILMS OF GUILLERMO DEL TORO (PAPERBACK) by Steve Earles Published by Noir Publishing Publication Date: 2009 Format: color – 192 pages Price: $29.96 If you’ve been paying attention in the past few years you of course have heard the name Guillermo Del Toro becoming a main stay in the film industry. Much like Peter Jackson, Guillermo has worked is way up thru the chains by providing an eye for detail, … Continue reading

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Guillermo del Toro Takes On AT THE MOUNTAINS OF MADNESS

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Guillermo del Toro (HELLBOY, PAN’S LABRYNTH) announced in a recent interview with the L.A. Times that he is hard at work on developing H.P. Lovecraft’s classic novella, ‘At the Mountains of Madness’ into a movie. Guillermo del Toro had a sit down with Universal executives and presented them with his models and concepts for the movie that reportedly will be shot in 3D. With a completed script, it is possible that filming could begin as … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Fall – Author Guillermo Del Toro

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Vampires have become the hot commodity on the market but what they’ve been turned into is a far cry from those of the past. They are now hunky and sparkly and everything that the horrifying Nosferatu was not. In this vampire dominated artistic culture it is hard to ferret out the good from the lousy. Fortunately, I was given the opportunity to read the second novel in an apocalyptic vampire trilogy, The Fall by Guillermo … 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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Guillermo del Toro and Wes Craven – NYC for Times Talk

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Horror legends Guillermo del Toro and Wes Craven will sit down with Times theater critic Jason Zinomanf this fall, as part of the TimesTalk events at TheTimesCenter, 242 West 41st Street in New York City. Tuesday, September 21, 2010 7-8:30 PM Guillermo del Toro: Vampire Vision Guillermo del Toro, the author-director-writer-producer known for such films as Hellboy, Hellboy II: The Golden Army and the Oscar-winning Pan’s Labyrinth, talks with Times theater critic Jason Zinoman about … Continue reading

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Julia’s Eyes: Guillermo del Toro’s new production

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The supernatural thriller Julia’s Eyes was produced by Guillermo del Toro and directed by Guillem Morales. The story has Julia as she returns to Bellevue with her husband to visit her sister Sarah, who is near blind due to a degenerative illness for which she has unsuccessfully undergone surgery. When they arrive, Julia finds that Sarah has taken her own life and none of her mysterious neighbors seem to be all that surprised. Julia has … Continue reading

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View Guillermo Del Toro’s ‘Don’t be afraid of the Dark’..if you dare!

Do you like the films that Guillermo Del Toro produces along with old 70′s tv show remakes? Well here’s another new horror thriller to sink your teeth into. That is of course if you’re not afraid of dark. If you are, then this may not be for the faint of heart. DON’T BE AFRAID OF THE DARK stars Katie Holmes and Guy Pearce and is about a young girl sent to live with her father … Continue reading

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