Interview: Doug Jones (Hellboy 1 & 2, Pan’s Labyrinth)

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The youngest of four brothers, Doug Jones was born on the 24th May, 1960, in Indianapolis, Indiana. After attending Bishop Chatard High School, he headed off to Ball State University, where he graduated in 1982 with a Bachelor’s degree in Telecommunications, with a minor in Theatre. He learned mime at school, and has also worked as a contortionist. After a hitch in theater in Indiana, he moved to Los Angeles in 1985, and has not … 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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Game Review: Hellboy Slots Game

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The Hellboy movies, directed by Guillermo Del Toro and starring Ron Perlman and Selma Blair, have managed to retain the cult audience of the original comic books while also opening the story and characters to a new wider audience. The degree to which Hellboy is now a part of mainstream culture is reflected in the fact that there is now a popular online slots game based on the story and characters. The Hellboy slots game … 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: 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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Comic Review: Hellboy (The Crooked Man) – Issues 1-3

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HELLBOY: THE CROOKED MAN #1-3 (Comics) Writer: Mike Mignola Artist: Richard Corben From Dark Horse Comics Publication Date: summer 2008 Format: Full Color, 32 pages Price: $2.99 SYNOPSIS: Again we find Hellboy in the middle of another exciting adventure. This time the man in red is trapped in a crumbling church against all odds in the late 1950s. Hellboy must save a man’s soul from ancient witches, exploding corpses, and finally the evil magic of … Continue reading

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