principle that predates Ackerman and gives a deeper meaning to Bleak House. Call it Guillermo del Toro’s cabinet of curiosities. After all, everything surrounding. The Hardcover of the Guillermo del Toro Cabinet of Curiosities: My Notebooks, Collections, and Other Obsessions by Guillermo del Toro, Marc. If you like Guillermo del Toro’s films, heard of his Bleak House but have never seen what’s inside, or just admire his sense and sensibilities, this.

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When I heard about this book, however, I knew I had to get my paws on it.

There are photos of the different rooms and the incredible amount of objects he collects. Dec 17, Frank rated it liked it Shelves: Mar 10, Marcus rated it it was amazing Shelves: I wish there had been more photographs from Bleak House, because I just want to live there. The hardcover is nicely embossed to make it feel like a wooden bookshelf.

If you like Guillermo del Toro’s films, heard of his Bleak House but have never seen what’s inside, or just admire his sense and sensibilities, this is going to be an incredible book for you. Of course, we could go into a whole censor police diatribe here, but if we are sticking strictly with those assholes and their decency scales, lemme tell ya: Check your email and spam folder to confirm your subscription.

Cabinet of Curiosities: My Notebooks, Collections, and Other Obsessions

It shows so much promise and features a young and adorable Ron Perlman! The book does not contain anything from The Hobbit movies a project that didn’t get out of legal contentions in time for del Toro to direct because of the secrecy around the movies.


One note on Pan’s Curiositiex However, I was fascinated by the pictures of all the items and the rooms. Also included are amazing concept designs from GDT himself. There’s a lot to look at. Each turn of the page shows the reader something new, something delightfully ghoulish, often jawdropping.

Strange, Beautiful Images from Guillermo del Toro’s ‘Cabinet of Curiosities’

There’s also a limited edition. There’s quite a lot to read from the notebooks’ captions alone. Five projects are mentioned with each taking two pages. To the young del Toro it was a revelation and an inspiration. When this book came in the mail, I was almost stunned by its size.

So I stopped reading. Deluxe in size, Guillermo del Toro Cabinet of Curiosities: Leave this field blank. Open Preview See a Problem?

Complete with running commentary, interview text, and annotations that contextualize the ample visual material, this deluxe compendium is every bit as inspired as del Toro is himself. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. As much as I want to pore over his notebooks, I also want to physically walk through his various rooms and talk to him about every piece of artifact he has in each one.

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Thanks for telling us about the problem. This is one of my favorite things. Basically, the latter is a carefully arranged and maintained, sprawling museum of mementos from sci-fi, horror, camp, and fantasy films, comics, and his own cainet sets and effects production work, along with a million other creepy little oddities of every glorious stripe.

In this book, the director claims he thought it was unfair for that film to get an R-rating. Guillermo Del Toro is a master at what he does, and seeing even a fraction of the work and thought processes that go into the creation of each of his films is truly breathtaking. I knew it was a big book, but wow It goes beyond just talking about his work and shows how much hard work and dedication goes into the creation of some of cinema’s most beautiful moments.


Books by Guillermo del Toro.

Guillermo del Toro – Cabinet of Curiosities @ Titan Books

Coincidentally, one guollermo those visitors to the Ackermansion was a young Guillermo del Toro. I honestly didn’t think I could be more of a Guillermo del Toro fan than Cabine already was. Be the first to ask a question about Cabinet of Curiosities. An absolutely stunning insight into the limitless imagination and surreal brain of one of the most interesting and creative artists of all time — a must-read for anyone who wants to understand GDT better or wants to appreciate his work on a more visceral level.

It’s not mentioned in any way, but that’s a small issue. The bulk of the text is an extensive interview with del Toro on all aspects of his creative works and inspirations, which is also peppered with glowing testimonials from the likes of guiller,o creative luminaries such as James Cameron, Alfonso Cuaron, Adam Savage, Neil Gaiman, Ron Perlman, and others. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

Well, ‘Cabinet of Curiosities’ only adds to my man-crush of del Toro. The result is a startling, intimate glimpse into the life and mind of one curiositiea the world’s most creative visionaries.

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