Guillermo del Toro Cabinet of Curiosities: My Notebooks, Collections, and Other Obsessions H

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With his movies - from blockbusters like Hellboy to the Oscar-winning Pans Labyrinth - comics, and novels, del Toro has proven himself to be a unique visionary. His creative crucible can be seen in his illustrated notebooks. Here these records of his creative process form the basis for a stunning illustrated book and insightful examination of the themes that haunt, electrify, and enrich his work.

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Over the last two decades, writer-director Guillermo del Toro has mapped out a territory in the p....

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"A mix of the macabre, the weird and the strangely beautiful... the perfect introduction to the mind of Guillermo and so gorgeous." -Empire

"This eye-pleasing compendium provides valuable insights... Short of taking a tin opener to Del Toro s skull, you couldn t get a better look inside his head." SFX

"If you re a fan of his visionary art and unique storytelling, you simply have to own this book." --Bizarre

"A spooky delight to flick through." --Geek Native

"The book as a whole is not only one of the most beautiful books I have seen, but is an illuminating insight into a unique talent and also how modern genre films are made. But more than all that, it is a simply spectacular book. Buy it." --Geek Syndicate

"This is truly the mother lode for fans." -GQ

"Just made me hungry for more... I only wish other directors were as candid as this." --SF Crowsnest

"A full-colour, lavish feast for the eyes arguably one of the most handsome genre-centric books to come down the pike in recent years. Start dropping the festive hints to your loved ones right now. Blackmail them if you have to." --Fright Fest

"A stunningly realized volume with a pleasing Eastern European vibe." --Independent on Sunday

"This is truly the mother lode for fans." -GQ

"Just made me hungry for more... I only wish other directors were as candid as this." --SF Crowsnest

"Guillermo s larger-than-life personality dominates proceedings, and it s a fascinating insight into his incredible imagination." --Imagine FX

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