Tag Archives: Guillermo Del Toro

“The Shape of Water” – sparkes but doesn’t fully set sail

Nutshell: While Shape is a fascinating story with absolutely incredible performances by Sally Hawkins, Michael Shannon and Octavia Spencer, it has neither the sense of wonder of Pan’s Labyrinth, nor the suspense of The Devil’s Backbone. But I can’t say … Continue reading

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TrailerWatch: Guillermo Del Toro’s monstrously beautiful “The Shape of Water”

“You don’t think that’s what the Lord looks like, do you?” Love story time!  But of course, with director Guillermo Del Toro, there’s gonna be a spin.  Think Hellboy (or rather Abe Sapien from the comics) meets Planet of the … Continue reading

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#31in31: Crimson Peak

Story: Edith Cushing (heh), a young woman with dreams of being a ghost story writer, suddenly falls in love with a dashing but mysterious man. When she moves from the USA to the UK to be with him, things slowly … Continue reading

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Baltimore Screening Pass-palooza: Crimson Peak!

UPDATE: ALL THE PASSES HAVE BEEN DISTRIBUTED.  THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO ENTERED! Ooooh…welcome to October everyone!  And to get you in the mood for the chilly Halloween-tober month, how about passes to Guillermo Del Toro’s latest, Crimson Peak?  Here’s a … Continue reading

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Crimson Peak trailer: love the man, fear the house!

Guillermo del Toro films are always highly anticipated, and rightly so.  Folks have been buzzing about his newest, Crimson Peak, for awhile now.  The cast, which includes Charlie Hunnam, Jessica Chastain, Tom Hiddleston and Mia Wasikowska!  The amazing set design, … Continue reading

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Awards Season: Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild Awards 2015

This year’s Distinguished Artisan Award will go to Pan’s Labyrinth & Pacific Rim‘s Guillermo Del Toro, an amazing choice!  (Johnny Depp took this honor last year.) And this year’s Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented to one of my heroes, … Continue reading

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