Mexican director Guillermo Del Toro describes Crimson Peak as a “gothic romance” but there’s human horror not far below the surface.
More on Crimson Peak:
Simon Morris reviews Crimson Peak for RNZ’s At the Movies:
Sarah McMullen has her say in her Nine to Noon segment back on 15 October:
Melena Ryzik from the NY Times visits Guillermo Del Toro’s private collection of mementos featuring hundreds of waxworks, toys and other memorabilia spread across two houses.
In an essay at Medium.com, Aaron Stewart-Ahn goes deep on the hidden connections in the film - to Del Toro’s influences and his other work.
Tasha Robinson at io9.com identifies the unifying theme behind all Del Toro’s work.
Guillermo Del Toro’s Twitter feed is essential reading about his influences and methods:
John Atkinson Grimshaw: Victorian Painter. Grimshaw & Turner, masters of light. Huge influence on CRIMSON PEAK. pic.twitter.com/0iqWR8tUJr— Guillermo del Toro (@RealGDT) October 29, 2015