Guillermo del Toro

Review: Danel Olson’s Guillermo del Toro’s The Devil’s Backbone and Pan’s Labyrinth: Studies in the Horror Film Thumbnail

Review: Danel Olson’s Guillermo del Toro’s The Devil’s Backbone and Pan’s Labyrinth: Studies in the Horror Film

Posted by Timothy Jones on January 11, 2017 in Uncategorized tagged with , , ,

Guillermo del Toro’s The Devil’s Backbone and Pan’s Labyrinth: Studies in the Horror Film, edited by Danel Olson. Publisher: Centipede Press (2016). ISBN 978 1 61347 101 2 (paperback).   Review by Ann Davies   Danel Olson’s new edited volume offers a compendium on the two Spanish-language horror/fantasy classics by Guillermo del Toro, The Devil’s Backbone and Pan’s Labyrinth. Beautifully produced, with a wealth of illustrations, it also contains not only academic essays on the two films but interviews with a good range of cast and crew involved in the two prod

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CFP: Guillermo del Toro

Posted by Dale Townshend on November 11, 2013 in News tagged with ,

Guillermo del Toro is one of the most interesting people currently involved in genre in its various expressions. He is an artist who embodies his art that comes as a result of his creative passions and deep reflection. One of the elements that make him so interesting is critical reflection on various elements that contribute to his approach at bringing genre to life. This includes his interests in monsters, sick myth, archetype, metaphor, Carl Jung, the paranormal, and even religion in the form of reactions against his Catholic upbringing. This volume will explore these and other facets that

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Trolls: the new vampires?

Posted by Glennis Byron on February 01, 2011 in News tagged with , , ,

Creatures of Norse mythology, trolls are generally represented as very large, very dim, and extremely ugly...

‘Show the Monster’: Guillermo del Toro in The New Yorker Thumbnail

‘Show the Monster’: Guillermo del Toro in The New Yorker

Posted by Glennis Byron on January 31, 2011 in News tagged with , ,

There is a detailed and interesting profile on Guillermo del Toro by Daniel Zalewski in this week's The New Yorker: 'Show the Monster: Guillermo del Toro's quest to get amazing creatures onscreen'.

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Updating Frankenstein

Posted by Glennis Byron on December 04, 2010 in News tagged with , , , ,

According to Deadline, Sony Pictures has purchased the rights to Frankenstein and writer Craig Fernandez has been chosen to write a contemporary version of the story...