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Guillermo del Toro’s Favorite Movies: 45 Films the Director Wants You to See

[Editor’s note: The following gallery was originally published in July 2019. It’s been updated multiple times since.]Guillermo del Toro’s boundless imagination, from the gothic horrors of “Crimson Peak” to the creature-feature-inspired “The Shape of Water,” has been cultivated by a lifelong love of cinema. The Mexican filmmaker proudly wears his influences on his sleeves, while […]

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‘Don’t Worry Darling’ Review: Olivia Wilde Goes The Mystery Box Route With ‘The Stepford Wives’ Meets ‘The Matrix’ [Venice]

Following her outstanding and irreverent directorial debut, “Booksmart,” actor-turned-filmmaker Olivia Wilde returns with a much more ambitious effort in “Don’t Worry Darling.” Taking the mystery box route, “Twilight Zone” meets “The Stepford Wives,” with a little dash of “The Matrix,” the audacious film is ultimately a misfire because of its overextending mystery conceit. But regardless, […]

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Richard Donner: His Life and Career in Photos

Richard Donner, who died July 5 at 91, directed for TV series including “Twilight Zone,” “Get Smart” and “Man From U.N.C.L.E” before becoming one of the top movie directors of the 1970s and ’80s with films including “Superman,” “The Goonies” and “Lethal Weapon.” His later films included “Conspiracy Theory” and “Timeline.”More from VarietySteven Spielberg, Mel […]

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Undergods review – nightmare visions of a familiar world

Chino Moya’s stylish debut, an anthology of unsettling dystopian tales, lacks subtlety but brims with exceptional performancesThe Spanish film-maker Chino Moya, who directed the colourfully Orwellian music video for St Vincent’s Digital Witness, makes his feature debut with this eye-catching, Twilight Zone-style anthology of future-tense tales. Laced with a graveside humour reminiscent of the old […]

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Jordan Peele’s ‘Twilight Zone’ Season 2 To Feature Episodes Directed By Ana Lily Amirpour, Osgood Perkins & More

Though it might not have been the earth-shattering series that CBS All Access hoped for (the platform is apparently keeping the lights on thanks to its various ‘Star Trek‘ series), Jordan Peele’s reboot of “The Twilight Zone” was a pretty good hit for the streaming service, as well as a fairly critically-acclaimed new series. The […]

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‘Fantasy Island’ Review: Blumhouse’s Awful Reboot Is a Total Nightmare

Just how dire is Hollywood’s dependence on intellectual property? The “Sonic the Hedgehog” movie wasn’t even this week’s most desperate attempt to bring an old brand into multiplexes. Not that rebooting ABC’s “Fantasy Island” for the big screen was an inherently bad idea — the 1977 television show’s “‘Twilight Zone’ in paradise” vibe is always […]

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