Is Guillermo Del Toro Moving Away From Genre Movies?

I don’t think it’s hyperbole if one were to say Guillermo Del Toro is among the most renown directors of the fantastic working today. Since his first feature film, 1993’s Chronos, the Mexican auteur has been well represented in the worlds of horror and the uncanny. Then there was 2015’s Crimson Peak, which was a […]

REview: Wendigo (2001)

I suspect the admiration I feel for Larry Fessenden’s Wendigo is all out of proportion to the movie itself, but he could have easily taken the “easy” way out–monster turns up, slaughters a whole bunch of people, the end–and that’s not necessarily always a bad thing, but no matter how well it’s done it’s also […]

REview – Hellboy (2019)

I’ll be totally honest. I enjoyed both Hellboy and it’s sequel, Hellboy II: The Golden Army so when I heard that Guillermo Del Toro wasn’t going forward with a planned third movie, I was a bit miffed. Though that turned to irritated really fast when I learned that, while Del Toro’s third film wasn’t happening, […]

REview – Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark (2019)

André Øvredal’s Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark (The Autopsy Of Jane Doe) is a–for me–surprisingly effective horror anthology. And it’s worth mentioning that that screenplay and one of the producers comes courtesy of Guillermo Del Toro, which means that you’re going to get effects as practical as possible which is always a good […]