Guillermo Del Toro

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Director Guillermo del Toro

We built several blocks of Hong Kong to destroy and then we destroyed them

Director Guillermo del Toro on making his latest science-fiction film, Pacific Rim

 

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Tuesday, 2 April, 2013, 3:43am

Blocks of Hong Kong destroyed... but don't worry, it's only a movie

A Chinese robot defends its land from a monsters' attack in Pacific Rim. Photo: SCMP

It's the stuff of movies: a 25-storey-tall robot drags an oil tanker through the streets of Hong Kong, creating a trail of destruction, to face off with a sea monster. Hong Kong's not new to Hollywood, but more and more foreign filmmakers are finding the city's appeal to moviegoers around the world is worth putting their money on.

2 Apr 2013 - 9:45am 1 comment

Pan's Labyrinth

Starring: Ivana Baquero Director: Guillermo del Toro Year of original release: 2006 Genre: dark fantasy

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Pan's Labyrinth is a Spanish-language fantasy written and directed by Mexican filmmaker Guillermo del Toro. The movie is based on the hundreds of sketches del Toro made in his notebooks for 20 years.

6 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

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25 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

Pan's Labyrinth

Starring: Ivana Baquero, Sergi Lopez, Doug Jones, Maribel Verdu

Director: Guillermo del Toro

Category: IIB (Spanish)

15 Mar 2007 - 12:00am