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What's your favorite film by Guillermo del Toro?

haven't seen any
0 (0%)
don't like any
2 (4.9%)
Cronos
1 (2.4%)
Mimic
0 (0%)
The Devil's Backbone
0 (0%)
Blade II
4 (9.8%)
Hellboy
4 (9.8%)
Pan's Labyrinth
24 (58.5%)
Hellboy II: The Golden Army
2 (4.9%)
Pacific Rim
1 (2.4%)
Crimson Peak
0 (0%)
The Shape of Water
3 (7.3%)

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del Toro, Guillermo
« on: April 14, 2011, 11:59:37 AM »
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Re: del Toro, Guillermo - Director's Best
« Reply #1 on: April 14, 2011, 12:00:04 PM »
1. Pan's Labyrinth
2. The Devil's Backbone
3. The Shape of Water
4. Cronos
5. Blade II


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Re: del Toro, Guillermo - Director's Best
« Reply #2 on: April 14, 2011, 12:02:28 PM »
I got Cronos for Christmas but I haven't watched it yet. That's my only hole right now (and I own all the others except for Mimic and Hellboy). They're all varying degrees of great, though.

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Re: del Toro, Guillermo - Director's Best
« Reply #3 on: April 14, 2011, 12:47:26 PM »
People hail [Pan's Labyrinth] as a masterpiece, elevating Del Toro's reputation as one of current cinema's great visionaries.  I'm thinking, "What about Hellboy?  What about Blade II?"

Blade II

Wesley Snipes is the star on the poster, but the film's real star is director Guillermo del Toro.  This was his first studio film and it's one of the decade's best "work for hire" jobs.  Del Toro meshes the vampire mythology perfectly to his own twisted imagination, bringing us the Reavers and their chin-splitting mouths (which get some disgusting close-ups.)  His technical prowess and personal favorite themes are all over this film.  At the same time, he does the job he was hired to do... he makes Snipes look like a super cool action hero.

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Re: del Toro, Guillermo - Director's Best
« Reply #4 on: April 14, 2011, 12:48:07 PM »
1. Hellboy
2. Hellboy 2
3. Mimic
4. Pan's Labyrinth
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Re: del Toro, Guillermo - Director's Best
« Reply #5 on: April 14, 2011, 01:01:18 PM »
Pan's Labyrinth
Hellboy
Hellboy II: The Golden Army
The Devil's Backbone
Pacific Rim
Crimson Peak
Blade II
Cronos
The Shape of Water

Mimic
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Re: del Toro, Guillermo - Director's Best
« Reply #6 on: April 14, 2011, 01:03:06 PM »
Hellboy II
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Re: del Toro, Guillermo - Director's Best
« Reply #7 on: April 14, 2011, 01:06:13 PM »
1. Hellboy
2. Hellboy 2
3. Pan's Labyrinth
Probably this order for me.

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Re: del Toro, Guillermo - Director's Best
« Reply #8 on: April 14, 2011, 02:18:20 PM »
From people's choices I would recommend The Devil's Backbone that it looks like some have missed. It is very good.
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Re: del Toro, Guillermo - Director's Best
« Reply #9 on: April 14, 2011, 02:23:37 PM »
Master Work
1) Pan's Labyrinth
Great
2) The Devil's Backbone
3) Hellboy II: The Golden Army
4) Hellboy
Bad
5) Mimic