I don’t think I’m being hyperbolic when I say that Mike Flanagan is among the best – if not the best – directors currently working in horror. And you likely noticed that “Mike Flanagan” isn’t either Guillermo Del Toro, James Wan or Andy Muschietti. And that’s because Del Toro – while never far from the […]
Guillermo Del Toro ranks among my favorite directors, though what I have seen–which is exclusively the trailer–of The Shape of Water left me underwhelmed. Color palette-wise it feels a lot like Blade II, while story-wise and visually it feels like The Further Adventures of Abe Sapien (though part of me hopes the movie is a backdoor […]
Guillermo Del Toro is, visually speaking, one of the most distinctive directors working today. The way he lays out a scene, the color palette he uses…typically unique and unlike any anyone else. So, why am I (atypically) lukewarm toward his latest project, The Shape of Water? Maybe because it looks very much like things we […]
Guillermo Del Toro is, it goes without saying, one of my favorite directors working today. His work is always interesting, even if doesn’t make billions of dollars. He’s been working with Legendary Pictures since “Pacific Rim,” which did OK at the boxoffice. I haven’t heard anything about a sequel, though he’s currently working on “Crimson […]
This post is entirely speculation, though it is based upon logic as well as current news. Notice that in the title of this article I sad “could” as opposed to “would” because the last I heard was that Del Toro was busy working on Legendary Pictures’ upcoming fright-feature “Crimson Peak,” as well as executive producing […]
Above is a video of a partial animatronic (a covered skeletal armature that use various methods to mimic the motion of a human, animal, or imaginary being) test for the movie “I Am Legend” from Steve Johnson FX. It was not used in the final film, though considering the designs that were, is disappointing.