| Jul 28, 2014
If there was one creative force who appeared to be nearly omnipresent at San Diego's Comic-Con International this year, it […]...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 4:39 PM
Guillermo del Toro, director of the forthcoming sci-fi picture "Pacific Rim," had a very specific set of parameters for the movie's visuals.
For starters, the filmmaker, whose directing credits include "Pan's Labyrinth" and "Hellboy," knew what he...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 3:30 PM
"Europa Report" is a Grade A version of a B picture, a streamlined science fiction story that smartly tells a familiar tale without breaking the bank.
Though modern moviemaking often mandates that science fiction be synonymous with multimillion-dollar...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 12:35 PM
For his entire career, Mexican writer/director Guillermo del Toro — currently in theaters with a modest little film named "Pacific Rim" — has moved back and forth between commercial Hollywood productions ("Hellboy", "Blade 2") and more...
| 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...