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Legendary Owns Horror With ScareHouse Partnership, YouTube Competition

Aaron Sagers | Posted 10.21.2014 | Entertainment
Aaron Sagers

It is not particularly novel to bring horror movie characters to life for haunted houses. But Legendary is positioning itself to be more than just a patron to a Pittsburgh haunted house.

What A Film About The Day Of The Dead Can Teach Kids About Living

The Huffington Post | Ana Maria Benedetti | Posted 10.22.2014 | Latino Voices

"The Book Of Life" is all about the Day of the Dead but it will make audiences feel very alive. The animated film tells the story of Maria, Joaquin...

Here's The Most Strangely Beautiful 'Simpsons' Couch Gag Ever

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 09.29.2014 | Entertainment

This could be the most strangely beautiful "Simpsons" couch gag of all time. For the Season 26 premiere, Oscar-nominated animator Don Hertzfeldt had H...

Guillermo Del Toro Wows Fans At Comic-Con

Aaron Sagers | Posted 09.22.2014 | Entertainment
Aaron Sagers

Guillermo del Toro is in the world-building business. The director of Hellboy, Pan's Labyrinth, Pacific Rim and the upcoming gothic tale Crimson Peak is known for signature visuals, and an ability to craft rich universes on the movie screen.

Guillermo Del Toro's New Project Is A Must See

AP | SANDY COHEN | Posted 09.19.2014 | Latino Voices

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Guillermo del Toro is helping to open the "Book of Life." The Oscar winner is producing the animated feature by first-time direc...

'Pacific Rim' Sequel Is Officially Happening

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 06.27.2014 | Entertainment

Guillermo del Toro, director of "Pacific Rim," confirmed that Legendary Pictures will make "Pacific Rim 2," now officially due out April 7, 2017. Del ...

Pan's Labyrinth's Doug Jones: The CFQ Interview

Dan Persons | Posted 08.05.2014 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

The speaker of the Louisiana State Senate. An agoraphobic starfish. Two copies of Playboy with their centerfolds torn out. These are probably the only...

Why Godzilla Sucks

Marshall Fine | Posted 07.14.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

There are lots of movies that make Gareth Edwards' new Godzilla look like a masterpiece. That, however, is not the same as saying that this movie is actually worth seeing or, more crucially, worth making in the first place.

Guillermo Del Toro's New FX Series Is Twilight On Steroids

insidetv.ew.com | Posted 04.15.2014 | TV

The Austin-based ATX Television Festival (June 5-8), the first festival dedicated to the TV binger in all of us, announced Tuesday it would host the w...

Guillermo del Toro | 30 Years of Filmmaking Genius

Jeff Rivera | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment
Jeff Rivera

They called him weird, they called him crazy, but today they call Guillermo del Toro a genius. I had the opportunity to speak with del Toro about the secrets of his success, his writing process, Mountains of Madness and a glimpse into his brilliant book, Cabinet of Curiosities.

Guillermo Del Toro To Unveil His 'Cabinet Of Curiosities'

AP | Posted 12.05.2013 | Latino Voices

LOS ANGELES -- LOS ANGELES (AP) — Writer-director Guillermo del Toro has a new book coming out and the title could serve as the first chapter: "Guil...

WATCH: A Stunningly Good 'Simpsons' Opening Sequence

Benjamin Hart | Posted 10.04.2013 | Comedy

Guillermo Del Toro, director of "Pan's Labryinth" and this summer's "Pacific Rim," took a crack at the Simpsons' venerable couch gag for the show's 24...

Tom Hiddleston Received Permission From Benedict Cumberbatch To Take New Role

Posted 09.06.2013 | Entertainment

On Friday it was announced that Tom Hiddleston would replace Benedict Cumberbatch in Guillermo del Toro's haunted house thriller "Crimson Peak." Accor...

Tom Hiddleston Replaces Benedict Cumberbatch In Huge Role

Posted 09.06.2013 | Entertainment

Tom Hiddleston can add another high-ranking director to his résumé. After working with Woody Allen, Joss Whedon and Kenneth Branagh, the actor will ...

Why California Is the Hinge of America's Asia-Pacific Pivot

William Bradley | Posted 10.29.2013 | Politics
William Bradley

Focusing more on the Asia-Pacific region has long been in the cards as Asian economies rebuilt and rose to the fore in the decades after World War II and the ruinous Pacific War that was such a critical and yet underplayed part of it.

Guillermo Del Toro's Sketchbook Is The Stuff Of Beautiful Nightmares

Posted 10.11.2013 | Arts

If you've seen "Pan's Labyrinth" or "Hellboy," you know Mexican filmmaker Guillermo del Toro is a gifted artist. His darkly detailed monsters, fai...

Benedict Cumberbatch Drops Big Project

Posted 08.21.2013 | Entertainment

Benedict Cumberbatch has dropped out of Guillermo del Toro's upcoming haunted house thriller "Crimson Peak," this according to THR. No reason was give...

Pacific Rim and the Drift Between Couples

Thea and Duane Harvey | Posted 10.02.2013 | Entertainment
Thea and Duane Harvey

What does piloting giant robots and long-term romance have in common? Both require advanced brain synchronization. Guillermo del Toro's new film Pacific Rim is more than a robot movie. It's an illustration of the evolutionary advantage of pair-bonding.

'Pacific Rim' Saved By China

Posted 08.01.2013 | Entertainment

As of this writing, "Pacific Rim" has made just a smidgen more than "The Lone Ranger" at the North American box office, and it trails films like "Obli...

The Reason Guillermo Del Toro Doesn't Film In Mexico

Blogamole | Ikam Acosta | Posted 07.28.2014 | Latino Voices

By Ikam Acosta Pacific Rim creator Guillermo Del Toro is another celebrity who will not return to his Mexican birthplace to live because of p...

Why Didn't You See Pacific Rim?

Bryan Young | Posted 09.14.2013 | Entertainment
Bryan Young

You see, Grown Ups 2 did more money at the box office than Pacific Rim for their opening weekends. In fact, Grown Ups 2 beat by at least $4 million. This is a travesty of the highest order.

Cinefantastique Spotlight Podcast: Pacific Rim

Dan Persons | Posted 09.14.2013 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Pacific Rim is Tombstone pizza when you asked for Lombardi's, McDonald's when you wanted Shake Shack: A passable example of something that was never going to be the pinnacle of sophistication to begin with, but could have been so much better.

Why 'Pacific Rim' Might Have Been Bad For Movie Fans

Christopher Rosen | Posted 09.14.2013 | Entertainment
Christopher Rosen

The issue, of course, is that Del Toro spent a reported $190 million to make "Pacific Rim," meaning the film needed to do a lot better than third place during its opening weekend.

How Pacific Rim Made Me Feel Like a Child -- But Reminded Me I Am An Adult

Troy Campbell | Posted 09.13.2013 | Entertainment
Troy Campbell

Adults seem to believe that modern movies have lost the magical feeling, when the truth is: Adults have lost the magical feeling.

'Pacific Rim' Movie Review: Guillermo del Toro Goes Big Budget

HuffPost Live | Posted 07.13.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

HuffPost Live host Jacob Soboroff discusses the highly anticipated film "Pacific Rim" with Russ Leatherman of AOL Moviefone....