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Guillermo del Toro's 'Cabinet of Curiosities'

Filmmaker Guillermo del Toro is a pop cultural master of fantasy and horror, and the new book "Cabinet of Curiosities: My Notebooks, Collections, and Other Obsessions" (Harper Design, $60), offers a deep dive into Del Toro's creative process. The book teems with pages from his journals --- intricate...
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    The talented Guillermo del Toro, born in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, has directed several outstanding films, including Cronos (1993), The Devil's Backbone (1997), Pan's Labyrinth (2006) , Hellboy (2004), Pacific Rim (2013), and the upcoming Crimson Peak (2015), starring Charlie Hunnam, Tom Hiddleston, Jessica Chastain and Mia Wasikowska.

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    #AdaylikeToday 10/09/1964: Born #GuillermoDelToro Mexican film director & producer best known for his #FairyTales & #Horror films. He has directed dark #fantasy spanish-language films such as: #ElEspinazoDelDiablo and #ElLaberintoDelFauno, & American #action movies #Blade #Hellboy #PacificRim. #DelToro has produced acclaimed & successful films like #ElOrfanato #LosOjosDeJulia #KungFuPanda2 #PussInBoots & #Mama. #HBday #BigScreen #TheOrphanage #JuliasEyes #PansLabyrinth #Monsters

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When Guillermo del Toro was growing up in Guadalajara, Mexico, he slept with a stuffed mutant werewolf that he'd made himself, with help from his grandmother. Now he's one of Hollywood's most buzzed-about new auteurs. His latest movie, Hellboy II: The Golden Army, opens July 11. And soon the director, 43, will relocate to New Zealand to begin the first of two films from J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit. On the following screens, he gives us a guided tour of his formative influences.

Often equated as the "Mexican Tim Burton," Guillermo del Toro has made a name for himself through a series of highly eccentric and creative film works. Touching on the horrors of war (The Devil's Backbone), the superhero genre (Hellboy) and the macabre side of fairy tales (Pan's Labyrinth), it seems the auteur has only just begun, if his work on this year's The Hobbit adaptation is any indication.