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Italian filmmaker Bernardo Bertolucci has died

As per his publicist, Signor Bertolucci died in his house in Rome at 7:00 Monday morning, following a struggle with cancer. He was 77. The Parma-born director was perhaps best known for his epic The Last Emperor, which detailed the lif...

 
 
 
 
 
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See the Shape of Water early and free

Guillermo del Toro was all set to make Pacific Rim 2, but then he realized that a better course of action would be to make a different kind of monster movie. A love story full of his trademark style, horror, and atmosphere. We should all be...

 
 
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Pacific Rim: Uprising has some dope New Posters

If you've been waiting eagerly for more swords made of ships, more punches thrown with rocket boosters, more kaiju rampaging across the globe...well, you'll still have to wait for the release of Pacific Rim: Uprising. In the meantime, ...

 
 
 
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Rise up with the new Pacific Rim Uprising teaser

San Diego Comic Con is heating up in the lead up to the big weekend with some trailer tapas to hold us over until the main course that is the big panels. Yesterday saw the release of a new teaser trailer for Pacific Rim Uprising. While a bi...

 
 
 
 
 
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Pacific Rim 2 comes roaring back with John Boyega

Man, did I want a Pacific Rim 2 to happen. Not because I especially loved the first one, but because I thought it wasted a ton of potential that a second move could capitalize on. It didn't look like we ever would see a sequel until su...

 
 
 
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Guillermo del Toro to helm Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

If you were ever a child at some point the illustrations from the book Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark haunted your dreams. If you're an adult now they probably still do. The series of books collected some pretty solid horror stories...

 
 
 
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Review: Crimson Peak

The best piece of advice I ever got about writing film criticism was this: "Don't write about what the film isn't." Going for long tangents about What Could Have Been doesn't do any of us any good. Let's talk about what the film actually is...

 
 
 
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Pacific Rim 2 has been delayed indefinitely

If you were holding out hope for Pacific Rim 2, we've got some bad news for you today. The Hollywood Reporter ran a piece about the current testy relationship between Legendary Pictures and Universal, and one of the casualties was Pacific R...

 
 
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Crimson Peak trailer reveals ghosts and blood

The first trailer for Crimson Peak from director Guillermo Del Toro was significantly creepy, hinting at the terror that the house held and just how odd Tom Hiddleston and Jessica Chastain were going to be. Like good horror it built su...

 
 
 
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Pacific Rim continues with new comic, Tales from the Rift

In case you couldn't get enough Kaijus and Jaegers the first time you saw Pacific Rim, Guillermo del Toro has you covered with the upcoming sequel, which has actually just entered pre-production. However, if 2017 is still a little too far o...

 
 
 
 
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Nick's Top 10 Movie Music Moments of 2014

Music plays an integral role in film. Easily ignored, easily forgotten, a film's soundtrack is the little celebrated framework of cinema. But when sound and sight marry into a great scene, you get some of the best moments. Like in 2013, 201...

 
 
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First images of Del Toro's Crimson Peak are just the best

It might be a little too early to call it, but I'm going for it. Judging by these few images of Guillermo Del Toro's upcoming Crimson Peak, it's going to be the greatest thing ever. A gothic horror film starring Jessica Chastain (who should...

 
 
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Trailer for The Book of Life continues to look bueno

The Book of Life, produced by Guillermo Del Toro and directed by Jorge Gutierrez (who once created one of my favorite cartoons ever, El Tigre), looks absolutely stunning. I've completely fallen for this Die de Muertos film since it's got G...

 
 
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Hellboy 3 definitely isn't happening

After years of endless trying and never giving up, Guillermo del Toro finally gave up on making Hellboy 3 a reality. On a recent Reddit AMA, del Toro admitted the film wasn't happening due to a lack of a studio backing:  [W]e have gon...

 
 
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Pacific Rim getting a sequel, more comics and TV show

It seems that Guillermo Del Toro has made everyone's wishes come true and then some. When Pacific Rim failed to be a truly massive hit it was unclear if we'd ever see more, but now according to the above video we'll see a lot more. De...

 
 
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Del Toro writing Pacific Rim 2 right now

At ATX this weekend Guiellermo Del Toro made fans of his Pacific Rim a little excited as he announced that he's working on the sequel's with The Incredible Hulk writer Zak Penn script as if he already had funding for it lined up. ...

 
 
 
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Del Toro's Crimson Peak to horrify in 2015

Guillermo Del Toro is officially returning to horror as Crimson Peak, his upcoming haunted house film, has gotten an April 2015 release date. The movie has been collecting up a fantastic cast like Benedict Cumberbatch and Tom Hidleston, and...

 
 
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Watch Del Toro's Simpsons Treehouse of Horror couch gag

The Simpsons has been around for a long, long time. I may be the only one who believes this, but I want the show to keep going for as long as it can. As the show enters its 25th season, one of the staples of the show has become its annual ...

 
 
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Pacific Rim opens well in China, sequel more likely

While Guillermo Del Toro's Pacific Rim has been a bit of a bust at the box office domestically, it's been doing quite well overseas. In fact, Pacific Rim had a record-setting opening day in China on Wednesday, grossing $9 million. This...

 
 
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Godzilla style fan trailer for Pacific Rim is wonderful

Pacific Rim may not have been the best thing since sliced Godzilla bread, but it did inspire a lot of folks with how much it resembled other things. First we had that nice fan trailer cut with Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers music, and now w...

 
 
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Mondo releasing Guillermo Del Toro Criterion posters

The Criterion Collection put out The Devil's Backbone on DVD and Blu-ray this week, one of Guillermo Del Toro's bona fide masterpieces. This is the second Del Toro movie in the Criterion Collection, the other being his fine debut film,...

 
 
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Pacific Rim won't get a director's cut

Reports came in pretty quickly that Guillermo del Toro had cut about an extra hour of movie out of Pacific Rim to make sure the character's story arcs were pared down to their bare essentials. As someone who came away from the movie thinkin...

 
 
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Review: Pacific Rim

When talking about Pacific Rim you really have to start with expectations. Expectations for this particular film were all over the place. Those who just saw the trailers simply thought it was yet another giant robot movie with lots of ...

 
 
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Metal Gear artist drew Pacific Rim's Japanese poster

Remember how Hideo Kojima (creator of the Metal Gear Solid and Zone of the Enders franchises) tweeted how much he enjoyed Pacific Rim (Oh yeah, Kanye did too but Im'ma let you finish)? The connections between Guillermo Del Toro's Pacific Ri...

 
 
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Mondo unveils some marvelous posters for SDCC 2013

As we mentioned yesterday, Mondo has some awesome stuff lined up for this year's San Diego Comic Con. In addition to their awesome lineup of six posters by various artists for Guillermo del Toro's upcoming Pacific Rim that we previewed yest...

 
 
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Kaufman and Del Toro may adapt Slaughterhouse-Five

With Pacific Rim making its way into theaters this week, Guillermo del Toro now has his sights set on the future. First there's the ghost story Crimson Peak, but there are other projects on the horizon. One of the biggies: he's discussed wo...

 
 




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Mowgli"Uncanny jungle valley"

 

Anna and the Apocalypse"We've reached uber niche!"

 

The Favourite"Probably not a pun, but it should be--it's my favorite"

 

Ralph Breaks the Internet"The deepest piece of media that also has the floss dance"

 

Creed II"Creed : Creed II :: Rocky : Rocky II"

 

Robin Hood"For the last time, arrows are not bullets"

 

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindewald "Doesn't break the mold, just dusts it off for more"

 

Instant Family"I'm not crying! You're crying!"

 

Widows"Viola Davis = fire"

 

They Shall Not Grow Old"Every bit as remarkable as expected"

 

The Long Dumb Road"Not quite long and only a little dumb"

 

Overlord"Cloverlord"

 

The Girl in the Spider's Web"Great 'Girl,' lame 'Spider's Web'"

 

The Grinch"Stink, Stank, Stunk"

 

The Other Side of the Wind"Orson Welles' "final" film is an angry, sloppy, salvaged ego trip"

 

Bohemian Rhapsody"Traveling at the speed of light"

 

The Great Buster"Proof that silent movies never get old"

 

Monster Party"Cause the party don't stop until -- wait, it does stop."

 

Mid90s"A pretty good coming-of-age movie that you've probably seen before"

 

Castlevania (Season 2)"Let us go out this night for exposition"

 

Johnny English Strikes Again"Atkinson is a load-bearing actor"

 

All Creatures Here Below" And the Most Disturbing Movie goes to..."

 

Suspiria"An arthouse overhaul of Dario Argento's 1977 classic that will enrage and alienate audiences (but I liked it... I think?)"

 

Blessed Are the Children"Won't someone think of the children?"

 
 
 
 
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