With gorgeous, vivid stop-motion animation overseen by co-director Mark Gustafson, this inspired collaborative effort carves its own lane among the many adaptations of the oft-told story.
Guillermo Del Toro
This is a terrific start for a series that may live up to the promise of The Twilight Zone: it will take you “on a journey into a wondrous land whose boundaries are that of imagination.”
With Nightmare Alley, Guillermo del Toro once again proves to be an unparalleled cinematic visionary whose commitment to craftsmanship continues to amaze.
Del Toro creates a visually intriguing world, but the story’s premise is too farfetched to work.
Oddly, not everyone is concerned with vampires. A friend tells me he finds them overdone, ornate, weighed down with baroque bells and whistles. His vote goes to zombies. I reply that zombies are one-trick monsters. They don’t even suck, only bite. That, he says, is what he likes about them; they are stripped down, perfect […]