Del Toro employs an interesting device to illuminate the issues: biblical stories.
Guillermo Del Toro’s latest creation is garnering awards momentum with each passing week. While a romance film between woman and fish-man seems… unexpected… on paper, it carries a poignant message that seems timely and relevant. But why? This week, returnees Ben Dower and Andrew Eaton speak with Steve on the nature of love and repeating… [Read More]
For those who enjoy film, the names John Ford, Frank Capra, George Stevens, William Wyler, and John Huston will be familiar. All are Oscar-winning directors (with a total of 14 Oscars between them). They were also part of the World War II war effort as military filmmakers.
When it finally receives its wide release, Colossal will surprise everyone. Given that it will most likely be marketed based on its supernatural elements, the film may seem like a simple monster mash-up. But don’t tell that to the film’s writer and director, Nacho Vigalondo. “It’s a mix,” he explains. “50% comes from my love… [Read More]
Pan’s Labyrinth or El Laberinto del Fauno is the best Spanish film that I have ever seen. Okay, let’s be honest: it’s the only Spanish film – and one of a handful of foreign language films – that I have ever seen. But thanks to the name recognition of director Guillermo del Toro, I remember sitting in… [Read More]