LAMBCAST #502 GUILLERMO DEL TORO DIRECTOR RETROSPECTIVE

by Jay Cluitt · October 25, 2019 · Director Retrospective, Featured, LAMBcast, Podcasts · No Comments

Horror month continues! This week we’re looking at an Oscar-winning director primarily known for delving into the worlds of ghosts and monsters, Guillermo del Toro.

Jay and Richard were joined by Courtney, Nick and James to discuss del Toro’s non-franchise films, whilst also touching on the importance of a good internet connection, painful whiskey drinking and proper beam structures to support large quantities of water. Standard horror movie discussion topics.

00:00 Intros
02:55 Courtney ranks the James Bond actors
05:11 Cronos discussion [SPOILERS]
20:23 Mimic discussion [SPOILERS]
40:29 The Devil’s Backbone discussion [SPOILERS]
54:37 Pan’s Labyrinth discussion [SPOILERS]
69:03 Crimson Peak discussion [SPOILERS]
85:20 The Shape of Water discussion [SPOILERS]
101:39 Other Guillermo del Toro films
104:54 Poor film descriptions game
129:39 Plugs
135:04 Out-takes

Courtney’s Plugs:
Cinema Axis
Changing Reels

Nick’s Plugs
French Toast Sunday
Exploding Helicopter podcastDreamcatcher

James’ Plugs
Blogging by Cinema-Light

Richard’s Plugs
Kirkham A Movie A DayAlien, The Thing
Catching Up – Supernatural S3

Jay’s Plugs
Life vs Film
Movies, Films & FlixAnaconda

LAMB Plugs
Acting School: Sigourney Weaver
Director’s Chair: Ken Russell, William Friedkin introduction
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