Tag Archives: Guillermo del Toro

Reviews From The Vault: Vol. 1

Between 2005 and 2009 I was a programmer on CKDU 88.1 FM every Sunday morning with something called The Love & Hate Movie Show. I talked about what I was seeing and revisited some of my favourite films of old, pretty much what I do now here on FITI. I still have a lot of… Read More

Top 10 of 2005 and 2006

In a couple weeks this blog will be five years old. Accordingly,  through the coming fortnight I'm gonna be taking a few looks back. As I've done before, I've stumbled upon some material from the vaults: My list of the best movies of 2005 and 2006, a list I put together for my four year movie broadcast… Read More

5 (+1) Reasons The Time Is Right For #HellboyIII

If you've trawled the nerdier corners of the Internet in the past week or so you can't have missed Ron Perlman's Twitter campaign to fan the flames for a third Hellboy movie. The first two, Hellboy, and Hellboy 2: The Golden Army, are adaptations of Mike Mignola's celebrated graphic novels, written and directed by Guillermo del Toro. They… Read More

Top 10 Movies of 2013

I measure the best movies of any year by a visceral reaction: When I walk out of the cinema (or away from my home screen, as the case may be) how much do I want to see it a second time, and how soon? Rewatchability is important. With that in mind, please find below a… Read More

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug review

Directed by Peter JacksonWritten by Jackson, Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens and Guillermo Del Toro, from the novel by JRR TolkienIt's the Hobbit 2: Electric Smaugaloo! (With apologies to Stephen Cooke—I had to use it!)Yes, it's the second in the wholly unnecessary three-part Hobbit saga. Full disclosure: I missed The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey in the… Read More

Pacific Rim review

Directed by Guillermo del ToroWritten by del Toro and Travis BeachamI've enjoyed a lot of what Hollywood has served up for the summer of 2013 blockbuster season. Superhero pictures like Iron Man 3 and Man of Steel have delivered, for the most part, as did the sixth Fast & Furious. But what I'm always looking for… Read More