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Guillermo Del Toro - Cabinet of Curiosities: My Notebooks, Collections, and Other Obsessions

Guillermo Del Toro, Marc Zicree

Published by Titan Books
ISBN 10: 1781169268 / ISBN 13: 9781781169261
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Title: Guillermo Del Toro - Cabinet of Curiosities:...

Publisher: Titan Books

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

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With his movies - from blockbusters like Hellboy to the Oscar-winning Pan's Labyrinth - comics, and novels, del Toro has proven himself to be a unique visionary. This title deals with his creative process and includes an examination of the themes that haunt, electrify, and enrich his work. Num Pages: 264 pages, colour illustrations throughout. BIC Classification: APFB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 312 x 239 x 27. Weight in Grams: 1840. . 2013. Hardcover. . . . . Bookseller Inventory # V9781781169261

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Synopsis: With his movies - from blockbusters like Hellboy to the Oscar-winning Pan's 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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An intimate look into one of the most imaginative minds of this century, Guillermo del Toro's Cabinet of Curiosities reproduces the notes, the drawings, the untold creatures, and ideas of things to come that fill del Toro's fabled illustrated notebooks

  • This book will be a visual treasure trove for del Toro fans, as readers get a look at reproductions of his actual journal pages, filled with his handwriting, illustrations, notes in Spanish and English, as well as new annotations that add context and clarity.
  • Sketches, notes, and inspirations for del Toro's movies Cronos, Blade 2, Hellboy, Hellboy 2, Pan's Labyrinth, and even his upcoming 2013 movie Pacific Rim will be included.
  • Co-author Marc Scott Zicree has his own following in the Sci-Fi/Fantasy world, with his Magic Time series and The Twilight Zone Companion remaining favorites among sf/f fans.
  • This book includes diary entries and illustrations for the following del Toro movies, both green lit and not: 

Cronos

At the Mountains of Madness (as yet unmade)

The Count of Monte Cristo

Mephisto?s Bridge

Mimic

The Devil?s Backbone

Don?t be Afraid of the Dark

Blade 2

Hellboy

Pan?s Labryrinth

Hellboy 2

Pacific Rim

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