principle that predates Ackerman and gives a deeper meaning to Bleak House. Call it Guillermo del Toro’s cabinet of curiosities. After all, everything surrounding. The Hardcover of the Guillermo del Toro Cabinet of Curiosities: My Notebooks, Collections, and Other Obsessions by Guillermo del Toro, Marc. If you like Guillermo del Toro’s films, heard of his Bleak House but have never seen what’s inside, or just admire his sense and sensibilities, this.
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Readers get a good glimpse of del Toro’s creative process and some interesting trivia. I certainly haven’t, though Pan’s Labyrinth is definitely my favorite, no, The Best Adult Fairytale Film ever made, and this is a fact and that is all, have a nice day.
My only complaint is while there are some photographs from the Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark in this collection, that is not one of the movies that was discussed in its own chapter. Though probably no one is as crazy or as vulgar as Jodorowsky. A lot of time is spent, understandably, on the Hellboy franchise and Blade IIwith a little less time and focus on some of his other films. Complete with running commentary, interview text, and annotations that contextualize the ample visual material, this deluxe compendium is every bit as inspired as del Toro is himself.
A fascinating look into one of the most creative guys to roll through Hollywood in ages. In this book, the director claims he thought it was unfair for that film to get an R-rating. Return to Book Page.
Complete with running commentary, interview text, and annotations that contextualize the ample visual material, this deluxe compendium is every bit as inspired as del Toro is himself.
Text below is from Amazon:. However, I had never seen del Toro’s earlier directorial efforts, so I took the opportunity in reading through this book guiller,o watch or re-watch each of the movies along with reading the related chapters.
Strange, Beautiful Images from Guillermo del Toro’s ‘Cabinet of Curiosities’
My Notebooks, Collections, and Other Obsessions. Recommended, highly for del Toro devotees.
If you’re a del Toro fan, this is like giving a junkie a lick from the spoon – but considering this is the next best thing to jacking directly into his brain to get a look at the workings of his mind, it’s better than nothing It allows me a chance to savor everything he does.
Watching the Making Of and other featurettes lets me get into the minds of the directors and other creative forces behind these productions and see where their inspirations come from. The whole place feels like an intimate museum.
I have had a deep and abiding love for Guillermo del Toro ‘s work ever since seeing Blade II and my admiration for the man as a director has cutiosities increased after seeing both the Hellboy movies and Pan’s Labyrinth arguably one of the greatest pieces of cinema ever committed to film! In the middle of a couple of his rants, he would slip into these wonderful little live-action book reviews about Lovecraft or Machen or Borges, all insightful stuff.
Review quote “This lavishly illustrated book is the ultimate coffee table book for fans of the master Mexican filmmaker. Not to mention the countless films he’s produced, executively-produced or co-written. Contact them via email or Facebook for enquires.
I hoped that one day I would visit myself, Cabinet of Curiosities: Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of If you like any or all of that sort of stuff, check this out, even if you haven’t seen all of his roro.
In addition to personal creations, he has many books the house has multiple librariescollectibles, paintings and sculptures including specially commissioned workstoys, and memorabilia from curuosities and pop culture. Jan 21, Clarissa rated it really liked it. That said, Pacific Rim really should have been better. There’s a lot to look at. I hoped that one day I would visit myself, even though I live in gukllermo UK.
Cabinet of Curiosities: My Notebooks, Collections, and Other Obsessions
That he just, ya know, hangs out in when he needs a little inspiration or whatever. Guillermo del Toro’s Cabinet of Curiosities: Everything there has a story, some of which are detailed here in the book, but I want moredammit. Limited Edition features high-quality matte art paper and guilermo. He explains the significance of some of the items and shows a bit of his creative process.
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This collection is basically a “Guillermo del Toro’s brain” collage, discussing his films, the elaborate, gorgeous notebooks he has kept throughout his career, and his mansion of a wunderkammer, or dream house, or memory room, or cabinet of curiosities. There was such a variety, things hidden away in every corner. Your support runs this blog. Really, really gorgeous book, packed with photographs, sketches, and actual pages from del Toro’s fantastic notebooks.
Fans of Guillermo Del Toro are well aware of his notebooks. It’s a collection of excerpts from his work notebooks, all of his sketches, ideas, thoughts, questions, and dreams for movies he’s currently working on and ones he hopes to accomplish in the future.
Nov 17, Alisa Kester rated it it was amazing Shelves: In a new trailer for the book, Del Toro says he hopes this book will inspire young filmmakers in the same way he was inspired by visionaries such as Dick SmithRick Bakerand Forrest Ackerman.
Dec 17, Frank rated it liked it Shelves: This book is a remarkable glimpse into the singular and visionary world of Guillermo del Toro, truly a creative renaissance man. Hardcoverpages. Oct 17, Stefan rated it it was amazing. If anybody insists on a tombstone then fuck it, just Mad Lib it.