Guillermo del Toro


Midnight Society Movie Night: Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark

It is time, once again, to announce what movie I will live tweet this month! Let's watch Don't Be Afraid of the Dark for ...   That's right, friends, Guillermo del Toro, who is one of my favorites. Based on a TV movie from 1973 by Nigel McKeand (which I haven't seen, has anyone seen it?), writers Guillermo del Toro and Matthew Robbins and director Troy Nixey brought Don't Be Afraid of the Dark to the theaters in 2011. I don't remember ads for Don't Be Afraid of the Dark being in the theaters and don't remember when I bought the DVD, but I've had it f[...]


Let’s Watch a Horror Movie…Pan’s Labyrinth

Happy July, horror movie watching friends! It's time to announce the movie I will be live-tweeting this month. I hope everyone can join me and add your tweets to the mix. This one is a good one. YES! Guillermo del Toro's dark fantasy! Dark fantasy, Kathy? I thought we were going to watch a horror movie?!!?!?! Don't worry, there is plenty of creepiness in this show to qualify it as a horror flick. First, meet Ofelia. She's special. This is her story of how she must fight to save herself and her mother. Her imagination takes her on a journey of self-discov[...]


Let’s Watch a #Horror Movie…MAMA

I love ghosts, truly my favorite part of the world of horror. They fascinate me. So for this month's movie I chose one of my favorite ghost stories. Co-written and directed by Andres Mushietti, with the fantastic Guillermo del Toro as executive producer, Mama hit theaters in 2013. Dude. I went. And I was the only one in the theater. Empty theaters are creepy...in case you wondered. The shadow play from the flickering light caused me to glance into the space around me more than once. I had a blast! So, the movie! Let's watch it, shall we? TOGETHER! YES.[...]