Guillermo del Toro - RT's Dinner and the Movies Interview
The visionary director spends an hour talking to us about his career.
Part 10 of 12: On critical and commercial success and balancing the two...
Highlights from the video:
Continue onto part 11, as del Toro speaks of his love of idiosyncrasy and why it's important to include it in Hollywood movies.
What I do think is intriguing is that in the past there was either success on the critical front or the economical front but it never really came together. It is my hope that that is not viewed as one movie was more successful than another - by either camp.
I remember the first review out of Cannes on the 'net for Pan's Labyrinth
was a very genuine review, and it said, "Well, it ain't Blade 2
!" I find, a lot of the time the people that like the movies hate others.