Pacific Rim

“Badass” is an under-scrutinized axis of serious film critique YES Release date: July 12, 2013Director: Guillermo Del ToroLanguage: English Who should watch this movie: People who love giant robots and hate Michael Bay. When should you watch this movie: When you’re avoiding texts from your friends for no good reason. While also watching the olympics.Continue reading “Pacific Rim”

The Devil’s Backbone / El Espinazo Del Diablo

The ghost is a metaphor YES Release date: April 20, 2001Director: Guillermo Del ToroLanguage: Spanish Who should watch this movie: Fans of The Goonies. People who liked Pan’s Labyrinth.  When should you watch this movie: When doing a Del Toro marathon. When you’re in the mood for something a little scary and very political.  TheContinue reading “The Devil’s Backbone / El Espinazo Del Diablo”

Pan’s Labyrinth / El Laberinto del Fauno

Fascism is scary! YES Release Date: October 11, 2006Director: Guillermo Del ToroLanguage: Spanish Who should watch this movie: People who just learned that there was a civil war in Spain.  When should you watch this movie: When you want to feel hopeful about the future but are having a hard time mustering the energy.  TheContinue reading “Pan’s Labyrinth / El Laberinto del Fauno”