By scifiMethods on July 14, 2013Release date: July 12, 2013 (US/UK) Director: Guillermo del Toro Starring: Idris Elba, Ron Pearlman, Charlie Hunnam, Rinko Kikuchi. With a budget weighing in at $190million and the obvious comparisons being drawn with the Transformers franchise, this film had already polarised audiences long before it’s release. One camp firmly behind Guillermo del Toro’s ability to deliver his “beautiful poem to […]
By scifiMethods on December 4, 2012If you are familiar with the work of Mexican filmmaker Guillermo del Toro, you may know him as the director of 90s cult cockroach-based scifi horror "Mimic", the respectable first sequel to Blade (that's Blade II, by the way) or the adapted from comic book Hellboy films. For many, however, he is known for his masterpiece "Pan's Labyrinth": a Spanish-language film which manages to be truly terrifying whilst drawing you into a fantastical fairy tale at the same time.