Saturday, April 21, 2018

Guillermo del Toro

Thursday, Mar. 8, 2018

The 90th annual Academy Awards were, by any definition, a moment of triumph for Latinos.

Guillermo del Toro became the third Mexican-born filmmaker to win best director, and it was his lavish Cold War fantasy "The Shape of Water" that was crowned best picture. Pixar's box-office smash "...

Thursday, Mar. 8, 2018

Roger Deakins, ASC, BSC, received a standing ovation when he came on stage this past Sunday (3/4) to accept the Best Cinematography Oscar for Blade Runner 2049 (Warner Bros.). The tribute from the industry audience was not just for his work on that film but recognition for a heralded...

Monday, Mar. 5, 2018

Against all odds, love won out at the 90th Academy Awards.

Guillermo del Toro's lavish, full-hearted monster romance "The Shape of Water" swam away with best picture at an Oscar ceremony flooded by a sense of a change for a movie business confronting the post-Harvey Weinstein era. The...

Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018

Editor Sidney Wolinsky, ACE first worked with director Guillermo del Toro on the pilot for FX Network’s The Strain, a series which del Toro created and for which he served as an executive producer. Their fruitful collaboration prompted del Toro to again gravitate to Wolinsky for a...

Wednesday, Sep. 13, 2017

If the Toronto International Film Festival has proven one thing, it's that Guillermo del Toro can work a room.

At the premiere of his festival sensation and surefire Oscar contender "The Shape of Water," the good-humored Mexican director had the audience of the Elgin Theatre in his thrall...

Sunday, Sep. 10, 2017

Guillermo del Toro's monster thriller "The Shape of Water" took top prize at the Venice Film Festival on Saturday, capping an 11-day event where the demons of social division and environmental disaster loomed large on the screen.

Del Toro was named winner of the Golden Lion by a jury...

Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017

Guillermo del Toro's "The Shape of Water" is an aquatic "Beauty and the Beast," a transgressive fairy tale about a young woman's love for a scaly creature from the Amazonian depths.

Like the best fables, it's also rooted in the real world: the story of a migrant from the south facing a...

Monday, Dec. 5, 2016

The Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) will honor Guillermo del Toro with its annual Filmmaker Award. The acclaimed director of such films as Hellboy (2004), Pan’s Labyrinth (2006), Pacific Rim (2013), Crimson Peak (2015) and the forthcoming The Shape of...

Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015

Fear is written in the walls of "Crimson Peak's" crumbling haunted mansion. Literally.

Director Guillermo del Toro had his production and design teams fashion the word into the cracks and crevasses of the woodwork and furniture throughout the massive...

Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2015

The most pressing threat in Guillermo del Toro's gothic horror "Crimson Peak" isn't the ooze-filled cauldrons of dead souls in the basement of the old Victorian mansion, nor the plotting, black-clad sister (Jessica Chastain), who serves a bitterly poisonous tea.

It's the ever-lurking...