Myths and Monsters: The Films of Guillermo del Toro

For Guillermo del Toro, it was what lay beneath the bed, behind the curtain, or in the darkness that made him tick as a child and that inspires him creatively as a writer and director today. As a self-confessed lover of the macabre, del Toro surrounds himself with art, imagery, sculptures and collections of all that…

Guillermo del Toro’s Monsters

“In fairy tales, monsters exist to be a manifestation of something that we need to understand, not only a problem we need to overcome, but also they need to represent, much like angels represent the beautiful, pure, eternal side of the human spirit, monsters need to represent a more tangible, more mortal side of being…

Pacific Rim 2 Confirmed…With One Small Caveat…

In 2013, director Guillermo del Toro unleashed his baby, Pacific Rim, onto the world. The tale of monsters vs robots did…modestly well for itself, hauling in $411 million worldwide. Not enough for the sequel to be green lit instantly, but also enough to ensure that it wasn’t ruled out altogether. Del Toro has been pushing…

Ranking Guillermo del Toro’s Movies

For Guillermo del Toro, it’s what lies beneath the bed, behind the curtain, or in the darkness that made him tick as a child, and inspires him creatively as a director. As a self-confessed lover of the macabre, del Toro surrounds himself with art, imagery, sculptures and collections of all that can feed his obsession with…