Before Pacific Rim: The Films of Guillermo del Toro
"…Subjecting Victoria to numerous recorded therapy sessions, Dr. Dreyfuss is convinced that Mama is the product of his patient's isolation-induced dissociative personality disorder. But soon this man of science begins to believe in the supernatural, especially when he starts digging around the county records office and a whey-faced clerk tells him, 'A ghost is an emotion bent out of shape destined to repeat itself until it rights the wrong.'" Read the full Mama movie review
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Guillermo del Toro's latest film -- the already lauded Pacific Rim
-- hits theaters this week. The filmmaker, a Guadalajara, Mexico native, has directed, written and produced since the late '80s. He's also known for the movies he almost made: del Toro departed from The Hobbit
franchise in 2010 after delays in production, but a few of his fairy-tale fingerprints remain on those films, which were picked up by Peter Jackson. Here's a look at the notable films of del Toro: Horror, fantasy, monsters and fairy tales.
Published on July 8, 2013