Tag: Guillermo Del Toro

Review: Crimson Peak

    One of the worst kept secrets of Fantastic Fest 2015 was the title of the first secret screening. The general consensus was that we were to be treated to an advanced screening of Guillermo del Toro’s CRIMSON PEAK. The rumors were all true, but we were...

Andres Muschietti’s MAMA: A Fractured Fairy-Tale

Mama (2013)Director: Andres Muschietti Writer: Andres Muschietti, Barbara Muschietti, Neil CrossCast: Jessica Chastain, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Megan Charpentier, Isabelle NelisseWebsite: Mama Official Site As evident by the triumphant box office take its opening weekend, Mama was perhaps one of the most hotly anticipated genre films of this early season. This...

PACIFIC RIM Trailer Leaves Me Hot and Cold

Guillermo del Toro’s trailer for PACIFIC RIM launched yesterday, with most folks salivating and counting down the days until the release of his Kaiju monsters versus giant Mecha robot film. This isn’t going to be a popular opinion, but I’m in the minority that feels underwhelmed by the...

Lunchbreak Horror: MAMA

We’ve got a short one for you today kids. This will give you just enough time to scarf down a power power bar-if it doesn’t get lodged in your throat with terror first. The trailer for the feature length MAMA recently hit, and this Guillermo Del Toro production...

Belated Father’s Day Terror!

Hey horror fans, let me first introduce myself. I’m Michele “Izzy” Galgana, Associate Director of Programming from the Boston Underground Film Festival. I’m the resident horror chick of that fest, and most recently curated all the shorts programs for the Boston Sci-Fi Film Festival. Mike’s invited me to...

Book Review: Hater

Book Review: Hater (2009/2006)Author: David MoodyPublisher: St. Martin’s PressI’m always late on books. I have a huge stack at my apartment that I’ve been meaning to get around to for the last, oh, ten years or so. I get caught up in a cycle of reading an author’s...