David Harbour, talented actor and proud possessor of the ultimate dad bod, is in the midst of an Emmy season blitz, granting interviews left and right. Recently, the actor dropped even more details about the upcoming Stranger Things season 3, promising “weirder stuff” and hinting at a possible romance with Winona Ryder‘s Joyce (maybe). Harbour also opened up about taking over the role of Hellboy, going so far as to call the character Shakespearian.
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When Hellboy (Ron Perlman) turns to his friend and partner in world-saving, Abe Sapien (Doug Jones) and notices an album collection of popular love songs, he remarks “Abe…you fell for the Princess?” To which the humanoid fish creature answers: “She…she’s like me! A creature from another world…”
And in the summer of 2008 (a time in which I was a high school senior and was contemplating my future), I connected more with Abe in that moment than I ever had before. For I too was in love with “a creature” from another world. A cinematic world. It was the Hellboy movie franchise, but specifically Hellboy II: The Golden Army.
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Mike Mignola, the creator of Hellboy, is far more involved with the upcoming Lionsgate reboot than he was in Guillermo del Toro’s previous Hellboy movies. Mignola is co-writing this script with Andrew Cosby and Christopher Golden, and in a new interview, he doubles down on the idea of the movie leaning more into the horror genre than ever before and says that the reboot won’t be like the superhero movies that are currently dominating the pop culture landscape. Read More »
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There’s one word that pops up more than any other in filmmaker Guillermo del Toro‘s commentaries: love.
An Academy Award nominee this year for The Shape of Water, del Toro has nothing but affection for his worlds and characters, even some of the most monstrous of his creations. The director always finds light in the darkest corners of his filmography. As often as del Toro is lauded for his imagination, his commentaries are a reminder that, as a storyteller, he doesn’t get enough credit for the amount of empathy he displays.
The Mexican filmmaker is constantly wearing his passion and sincerity on his sleeve, partially because he’s never at a loss for words in his commentaries. I’ve listened to some of the tracks recommended below more than once, and the second time around, it was still like holding a key to unlock the mind of the visionary for two wonderful hours. Commentary tracks were made for directors like Guillermo del Toro.
Here are four must-hear Guillermo del Toro audio commentaries.
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