Tag Archives: Guillermo del Toro

Great Big Beautiful Podcast: Episode 20 – Doug Jones

Great Big Beautiful Podcast: Episode 20 – Doug Jones

It’s time to turn off the lights, dig into that bucket of popcorn, and have the bejeezus scared out of you by the modern-day Man of 1,000 Faces, Doug Jones! That’s right! We’re joined this week by the incomparable Doug Jones, who has brought to life characters from ‘Hellboy,’ ‘Pan’s Labyrinth,’ ‘Fantastic Four,’ ‘Hocus Pocus,’ ‘Falling Skies,’ and ‘Buffy The Vampire Slayer.’ Read More

Pacific Rim: Man, Machines & Monsters

Pacific Rim: Man, Machines & Monsters

I think what I find most fascinating about these books is the glimpse into the creator’s mind that they afford us–watching how a mere idea progresses through character building, world building, story-boarding, and ultimately into the reality of film. Sure, I know that most of it is CG these days, but that doesn’t detract from the artistic talent and vision that went into creating it. Read More

Guillermo Del Toro: The Interview, Part I

Guillermo Del Toro, the director behind personal, vision-driven films like Cronos, The Devil’s Backbone, and Pan’s Labyrinth, plus commercial blockbuster action vehicles like Blade II and two Hellboy films, has been involved in more than his share of film projects … Read More