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"The Supernatural Cinema of Guillermo del Toro" now available

The Supernatural Cinema of Guillermo del Toro Critical Essays Edited by John W. Morehead Foreword by Doug Jones $39.95 softcover (6 ¥ 9) Photos, notes, bibliography, index ISBN 978-0-7864-9595-5 Ebook ISBN 978-1-4766-2075-6 2015 Guillermo del Toro is one of the most prolific artists working in film. His directorial work includes Cronos (1993), Mimic (1997), The […]

Menstruation as Heroine's Journey in Pan's Labyrinth

There is an essay in the Journal of Religion & Film worth checking out in Volume 16, Issue 1 (April 2012). It is by Richard Lindsay, and the title is "Menstruation as Heroine's Journey in Pan's Labyrinth." Lindsay's article considers the myth of Pan's Labyrinth through the lens of Joseph Campbell's mythology, but one that […]

Pan's Labyrinth: A Grand Fairy Tale and Key to the World of Wonder

When I heard late last year that film director Guillermo del Toro had created a dark fairy tale, titled Pan’s Labyrinth in its international distribution, a film which he not only directed but wrote the story for, I couldn’t wait to see it. However, this involved a problem for me. While I am a fan […]

Pan’s Labyrinth, Myth, and Popular Culture

Guillermo Del Toro is a film director from Mexico. He has directed a number of horror and fantasy films, including Cronos (1992), Mimic (1997), The Devil's Backbone (2001), Blade II (2002), and Hellboy (2004).Del Toro's latest project is the fantasy film Pan's Labyrinth, set for release in America on December 29, 2006. The Official Movie […]

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