How Guillermo del Toro is Helping to Shape the Horror Genre

Guillermo del Toro’s Cabinet of Curiosities is making quite a splash as the director’s new project, now streaming on Netflix, has debuted to positive reviews.

The show’s success shouldn’t come as a surprise, as the Oscar winning director of Nightmare Alley, The Shape of Water, Pan’s Labyrinth, and Pacific Rim, Guillermo del Toro has been riding a high for the better part of a two decades now.

With everything he’s done within the horror and animation genres, you might expect him to be resting on his laurels and enjoying the fruits of his years of labor.

But the native of Guadalajara, Mexico is more active now than he’s ever been.

Cabinet of Curiosities is merely the latest illustration of how his penchant for supporting fellow filmmakers and giving back to the medium is unparalleled.

And he’s doing it from a variety of angles.

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