come anticipate guillermo del toro's "at the mountains of madness" with me

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Somewhat of an uh.

Ned Raggett, Monday, 7 May 2012 18:58 (3 years ago) Permalink

GDT entering competition for unluckiest filmmaker in the game

though i'm looking at the imdb for pacific rim and the cast is p awesome

JIM THOMETHEUS (zachlyon), Monday, 7 May 2012 19:06 (3 years ago) Permalink

so basically space jockeys = old ones, aliens = shoggoths

(seriously fuck off to anyone who thinks that's a "spoiler")

bark ruffalo (latebloomer), Monday, 7 May 2012 19:08 (3 years ago) Permalink

You heartless cynic etc

Ned Raggett, Monday, 7 May 2012 19:11 (3 years ago) Permalink

Nah it's just kinda obvious that's the route they're gonna take with Prometheus. Lovecraft invented so many sci-fi/horror tropes that are still being used that it's pretty easy to spot the influence.

bark ruffalo (latebloomer), Monday, 7 May 2012 19:14 (3 years ago) Permalink

Xenoarcheology

Choad of Choad Hall (kingfish), Monday, 7 May 2012 19:45 (3 years ago) Permalink

lame

the late great, Monday, 7 May 2012 19:49 (3 years ago) Permalink

2 years pass...

Enjoyed the first episode of The Strain! (Don't know if it's being discussed elsewhere) Very well put-together nonsense.

the joke should be over once the kid is eaten. (chap), Monday, 8 September 2014 23:50 (1 year ago) Permalink

That seems to be the general takeaway. Basically, as long as you begin by understanding it is nonsense, the rest comes very easily.

Josh in Chicago, Tuesday, 9 September 2014 01:15 (1 year ago) Permalink

1 month passes...

Wow, "The Book of Life" (which he produced) has got to be one of the most gorgeous films I've seen in years. I sort of want to see it again to see it in 3D. Loved it.

Josh in Chicago, Sunday, 19 October 2014 21:43 (1 year ago) Permalink

1 year passes...

Did I say "Book of Life" was gorgeous? Well "Crimson Peak," while both overheated and undercooked, boasts some of the most sumptuous production design I've seen in years. I'd see it again in a heartbeat despite it having nothing much else compelling really going for it beyond some impressively bloody make-up. Because I mean, who really makes a ghost movie where the demonic scary ghosts are supporting players at best? Surprised they didn't just go all the way and reveal it's all been a book she was writing ... or was it?

Man, del Toro, what is up with you? You spend years juggling dream projects, then when you finally do make a movie - this, "Pacific Rim" - it's something that no one really wanted.

Josh in Chicago, Friday, 18 December 2015 04:18 (1 month ago) Permalink


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