Tag Archive: Guillermo del Toro

Hellboy (2019)

Hellboy (2019) Demons Have Demons Too. I’m sure I’m not alone in saying that I was hugely disappointed when a Hellboy reboot was announced; not because I dislike the character or comic, on… Continue reading

Mimic (1997)

Mimic (1997) A New Species Has Evolved. Whatever They Become, The Destroy. Yesterday, They Became Human. Following on from the festival and arthouse circuit success of his 1994 debut feature, Cronos, Mexican genre… Continue reading

Pacific Rim: Uprising (2018)

Pacific Rim: Uprising (2018) Rise up. I must admit, I was a wee bit startled upon learning that the science-fiction action-adventure Pacific Rim — directed by the now Oscar-winning auteur Guillermo del Toro… Continue reading

The Shape of Water (2017)

The Shape of Water (2017) A Fairy Tale for Troubled Times Ever wondered what would happen if the Creature from the Black Lagoon hooked up with a leading lady (or in this case,… Continue reading

Crimson Peak (2015)

Crimson Peak (2015) Beware. If there’s one genre monster moviemaker Guillermo del Toro was born to tackle, it’s certainly Gothic horror. With extravagant buttoned-up costumes, an expansive behemoth mansion, a fetching cast of… Continue reading

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014)

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014) The Defining Chapter Just over a decade ago audiences were bidding farewell to Middle-earth as director Peter Jackson’s final installment of J.R.R. Tolkien’s The… Continue reading

Pacific Rim (2013)

Pacific Rim (2013) Go big or go extinct After getting as far as pre-production, then departing as director from the prequel to Peter Jackson’s Lord of the Rings trilogy, The Hobbit, it was… Continue reading

Hellboy II: The Golden Army (2008)

Hellboy II: The Golden Army (2008) Saving the world is a hell of a job. While director Guillermo del Toro’s fantastical Hellboy received rave reviews when released back in 2004, it didn’t necessarily… Continue reading

Hellboy (2004)

Hellboy (2004) From the Dark Side to Our Side The Hellboy comic series has always been a personal favourite of mine, so initially, after learning that the Mike Mignola comics were going to… Continue reading