Tag Archives: The Devil’s Backbone

Netflix Original Triple Bill: Ghosts, More Ghosts & Greetings Cards

Another day and still a load of original content produced for streaming on Netflix. As ever it’s a varied(ish) bunch and I’d sooner recommend some efforts than others. I AM THE PRETTY THING THAT LIVES IN THE HOUSE (2016) Yes, … Continue reading

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Review: Under the Shadow (2016)

Horror works so well when tied to real and traumatic historical events. Guillermo del Toro is a master of this and you only need to watch the opening moments of THE DEVIL’S BACKBONE or PAN’S LABYRINTH for proof. UNDER THE … Continue reading

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Review: Crimson Peak (2015)

Poor old Guillermo, why does nobody want to see your movies on the big screen? The worrying thing about CRIMSON PEAK being the second del Toro film in a row to underwhelm at the box office (despite the considerable draw … Continue reading

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Top 4: Guillermo del Toro

A mine of originality and a committed visualist, Guillermo del Toro is one of the most talented and distinctive filmmakers working today. His career has spanned over two decades so far, and he’d surely been even more prolific were it … Continue reading

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The World Cinema Monster Spotter’s Survival Guide

This article was originally written for Subtitled Online March 2013. Ever feel like there are just too many things that go bump in the night to keep track of? Do you need help in recognising exactly what is making you … Continue reading

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