| Sep 13, 2013
| 1:30 PM
Monsters from the sea are opposed by robots so colossal they need pilots in director Guillermo del Toro's ("Pan's Labyrinth") expectedly scenic and loud fantasy.
"Sons of Anarchy" co-star Charlie Hunnam plays one of the pilots, who struggles with...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 3:45 PM
Guillermo del Toro is a horror movie fanatic (just ask anyone who has been a guest at his memorabilia-filled home), and that genre love is on full display in the newly released opening sequence for the upcoming "Simpsons" Halloween episode, known as the...
| Oct 17, 2013
If you've ever seen a Guillermo del Toro film, you know you carry snapshots of it in your mind for long after: the bomb planted in the courtyard of "The Devil's Backbone," the girl facing the tree that leads into "Pan's Labyrinth," and much worse that...
| Oct 20, 2013
Earlier this month the pre-Halloween episode of “The Simpsons” opened with an elaborate three-minute segment directed by Guillermo del Toro, in which Bart joyfully skateboards up the tentacle of a gruesome, towering creature, its eight eyes...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 8:03 AM
Guillermo del Toro is more than a filmmaker, he's a fantasy visionary with an outsized imagination and a fanatical specificity, a creator of out-of-this world universes carefully conceived down to the smallest detail. His particular gifts and passions are...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Amid a summer in which Earth has been decimated by an alien intelligence, abandoned by humanity, overrun by zombies and beset by demons, "Pacific Rim" introduces yet another threat: kaiju -- giant, city-smashing monsters from the deep. Mankind's only hope...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 3:24 PM
Sci-fi action films don't get much more basic than Monsters vs. Robots. The genre was first seen in those cheesy Japanese B-movies that began with the Godzilla series in 1954. But make no mistake, "Pacific Rim" delivers a first-class special-effects...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 12:23 PM
While Guillermo Del Toro's "Pacific Rim" wreaks havoc across Burbank's movie screens, a few blocks away his more subdued works are being reimagined in a macabre mash-up of pop and fine art.
At Hyaena Gallery this month an art show ventures "Into the...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Available on VOD on Thursday.
Writer-director Brian De Palma's erotic thriller is an English-language remake of Alain Corneau's "Love Crime," a film about what happens when the war of wits between a female executive and her protégée turns...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 4:00 AM
In “Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa,” Johnny Knoxville gets bucked headfirst through a plate-glass window by a coin-operated ride, sticks his genitals into the business end of a vending machine and generally puts his body through a series of...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 6:30 AM
From its earliest days, cinema has borrowed heavily from the world of magic. Illusion, after all, is part of the moviegoing experience — the phrase "the magic of movies" is both literally and figuratively true.
This week the Academy of Motion...