Guillermo del Toro’s ‘Pinocchio’ Won’t Be Family Friendly

If you were hoping the stop-motion Guillermo del Toro Pinocchio movie coming to Netflix would turn out to be family entertainment like the Disney version, think again. The Oscar-winning filmmaker, who has been trying to get this film made for years, recently confirmed that the adaptation is to be political, and not geared specifically towards children. Of […]

‘Crimson Peak’ Blu-ray From Arrow Video Gives Guillermo del Toro’s Gothic Romance the Love It Deserves

Crimson Peak suffered at the box office, primarily because of poor marketing. The gloriously gothic romance was sold as a straight-up horror film, and that’s not exactly what Guillermo del Toro was delivering. A vocal cult following for the film has sprung up since the theatrical release, and now Arrow Video is set to distribute a Crimson […]

How ‘Pacific Rim’ Drew Me Into Guillermo del Toro’s World of Monsters

Guillermo del Toro is a celebrated filmmaker whose stock has only risen that much more since he won the Academy Award for Best Director earlier this month. Years before he won, del Toro already had a loyal following among cinephiles, with admirers of his output banging the drum loudly for him as a visionary director, […]

‘The Devil’s Backbone’: 13 Revelations About Guillermo del Toro’s Masterpiece From an Incredible New Book

Matt Zoller Seitz and Simon Abrams have created a stunning, essential new book devoted to Guillermo del Toro‘s 2001 gothic horror movie The Devil’s Backbone. Through in-depth interviews with del Toro and the cast and crew of the film, the Devil’s Backbone book details both the making of one of del Toro’s best films, and del […]

The Morning Watch: Guillermo del Toro’s Color Palette, The Best of 2017 Cinema & More

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows. In this edition, a video essay shows how you can use […]

‘Star Wars’: Denis Villeneuve Interested in Directing a Standalone Film; New Look at Benicio del Toro’s DJ

The Star Wars franchise is rife with possibilities. With a new trilogy helmed by Rian Johnson on the way, the door is open for even more enterprising directors to play in the cosmic sandbox in the form of standalone anthology or prequel films. And the latest visionary sci-fi director to impact Hollywood may be eyeing the galaxy far, far away. Denis Villeneuve received […]

‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ TV Spot Reveals First Real Footage of Benicio del Toro’s Character

Disney and Lucasfilm already have your money next month. They know this. You know this. They can afford the luxury of keeping details about Star Wars: The Last Jedi in the dark. It feels like we’re going into Rian Johnson‘s new movie mostly blind, which is an odd feeling in 2017. So when a new international […]

How Guillermo del Toro’s ‘The Shape of Water’ Creature Was Created

Until The Shape of Water begins floating into theaters next month, the details of the mysterious fish creature and romantic interest at the center of Guillermo del Toro‘s film will remain mostly in the depths of the acclaimed filmmaker’s mind. But the sexy fish man played by Doug Jones is steadily emerging from the black lagoon of del Toro’s […]

Guillermo del Toro’s ‘The Shape of Water’ Releases a Beautiful New Poster

The Shape of the Water looks like nothing we’ve seen on the big screen this year, and every stunning image and poster from Guillermo del Toro‘s dark fantasy only serves to highlight its lush visuals and wistful romance. The newest The Shape of Water poster is no exception, bringing into one-sheet glory one of the most beautiful shots […]

Star Wars 8 Last Jedi: REAL identity of Benicio Del Toro’s DJ revealed? Theory answered

Del Toro is known to be playing a new role in Star Wars: Episode 8; known so far as only DJ. But speculation has raged on for some time now that the character is actually Ezra from Star Wars Rebels – something Pablo Hidalgo has addressed. Hidalgo has written content for the Star Wars website […]