(PG-13: Gore) Filmmaker Guillermo del Toro takes on showrunner duties for this eight-episode anthology series like a modern-day Alfred Hitchcock Presents. Each episode is made by a great horror filmmaker, including the directors of The Babadook, Splice, Firestarter, and Mandy. The horror begins on 10.25.2022 on Netflix.
Awesome Guillermo Del Toro
Unlike the CGI abomination that is Disney’s Pinocchio reboot, Guillermo del Toro’s take on the classic fairy tale was animated by hand using stop-motion puppetry. In this brief video, we get a look behind the scenes at the craftsmanship that went into the movie, and Guillermo’s rationale for sticking with traditional animation.
A stop-motion retelling of the story of the wooden boy who wants to be real. Guillermo del Toro brings his dark sense of wonder with animator Mark Gustafson, and voice acting from Ewan McGregor, Gregory Mann, Ron Perlman, Cate Blanchett, Christoph Waltz, and Tilda Swinton. In theaters 11.22 and on Netflix 12.22.
If you look back over the work of Guillermo del Toro, you’ll notice that he often creates scenes in monochrome palettes. Luís Azevedo of Little White Lies put together this brilliant montage of scenes that illustrate the director’s use of color to set the mood in films like Pan’s Labyrinth, Hellboy, and The Shape of Water.
Guillermo del Toro takes aim at Award season with this mysterious tale of a manipulative carny (Bradley Cooper) who meets his match in an even more dangerous psychiatrist (Cate Blanchett). The teaser is intentionally cryptic but drew us in with its bold visuals and emotional tension. In theaters 12.17.2021.
(Gore) Produced by Guillermo del Toro, and directed by Scott Cooper (Black Mass), this creepy horror film follows the story of a gruesome death that at first appears to be an animal attack, but turns out to be something far more insidious – and the young boy who in some way is connected to it all.
Kaptainkristian looks at how director Guillermo del Toro designs and presents monsters in his films. Using quotes from the director himself, the film essayist identifies the key elements of a del Toro monster, including transformation and the use of prosthetics and motion actors.
As part of their Guillermo del Toro Signature Collection, NECA made a limited edition figure of the multi-talented director, writer, and producer behind Pan’s Labyrinth, Pacific Rim, and The Shape of Water. Just 2,000 will be on hand at the 2018 SDCC. More pics on EW.