Guillermo Del Toro says Pan’s Labyrinth’s Pale Man is “thriving” right now

Pan’s Labyrinth was always an explicitly political film, layering a world of frightening fairy tale fantasy over the brutal aftermath of the Spanish Civil War. Now, writer-director Guillermo Del Toro has linked his allegorical fable to the modern day, suggesting that one of its most terrifying villains is “thriving”…

See how Criterion turned its Guillermo del Toro set into an evil puzzle box

The ostensible reason to invest in a Criterion Collection edition of a movie is its reference-quality audio and video, its thoughtful critical notes, and its surplus of supplemental documentaries and commentaries. But another huge part of it is the thrill of seeing its cover, which reliably reimagines the accompanying…

Denver, see Pan’s Labyrinth tonight as part of our Fantastique series

Howdy! Senior writer Jason Heller here. Just wanted to let you know that Fantastique, The A.V. Club’s monthly fantasy film series, continues tonight at Alamo Drafthouse Denver with Pan’s Labyrinth. Released in 2006, Guillermo del Toro’s tale of magic and myth amid the totalitarianism of Francoist Spain is one of the…

And now the internet has voted on the best horror film of the 21st century

Previously, Mark Hofmeyer of Movies, Films, and Flix spent countless hours and immense amount of nerd energy going through the top ranked horror films of the 21st century. He did this by aggregating multiple websites critics’ and users’ scores and came up with multiple lists that varied but there was some consistency…

Read This: What’s the best horror film of the 21st century?

Is there a way to use ratings, scores, user input, and other analytics to define the single “best” film? It’s uncertain but at least one man set out to try just that by using MetaCritic, IMDB, and Rotten Tomatoes in order to figure out the best horror film of the 21st century. Mark Hofmeyer of Movies, Films, And Flix…