• Now here’s a real haunted house for movie lovers. For a special feature on our Blu-ray and DVD editions of his film Cronos, Guillermo del Toro invited us inside his phantasmagorically decorated home offices, which the director has nicknamed Bleak House. The gothic work space features his personal collection of all sorts of curious memorabilia and creepy-crawlies. Del Toro says he created it as a “compression chamber” where his coworkers and collaborators could be artistically stimulated. But it’s also just full of really cool stuff. Check out two and a half minutes from del Toro’s tour here.

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  • By Steven
    October 26, 2012
    04:53 PM

    That is the coolest house ever.
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    • By Orlando
      October 30, 2012
      11:37 PM

      I agree! I love Guillermo.
  • By Jonathan Dearborn
    October 30, 2012
    06:36 PM

    A worthy Curios Cabinet to be sure. I am more than a bit envious to say the least. Then I am sure some would be envious of mine. Haveing grown up in an antique store, some of his items are very rare and as magical as magic gets. I was surprised by the lack of certain artifacts, but also found said interesting. What we love we love alone. Great video, Great man, Cheers.
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  • By Arthur
    October 30, 2012
    06:47 PM

    Huge fan of Guillermo's work, always on the lookout for what he has in store for us next. I thought I had a lot of random things laying around my house but wow does Guillermo take the cake on that one. Not that I would ever have a chance to look around his house in person but if I ever did, it would probably require a week to go through the amount of things he has, very cool place to live indeed.
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  • By Ben
    October 30, 2012
    07:28 PM

    Anyone know what is/who made the print at about 1:15? It was wonderful.
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    • By Will
      November 03, 2012
      01:23 AM

      i think its Jean Giraud- Moebius.
  • By Ronald Coleman
    October 30, 2012
    08:38 PM

    When are you guys going to re-master and release "The Quiet Man" on blu-ray? The current DVD version is just a CRIME. This has to be one of the most needed restoration releases. Please. Ron
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  • By Orlando
    October 30, 2012
    11:38 PM

    A have a few Hitchcock pieces he would love.
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  • By Orlando
    October 30, 2012
    11:39 PM

    Sñr Del Toro! Where's Call of Cthulu?
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  • By Gunns
    October 31, 2012
    12:19 AM

    Ronald Coleman, Olive Films are releasing the Quiet Man in January with a 4K restoration. Of course the Criterion treatment would've been better, but this should be a definite improvement over the notoriously dull colours of the DVD.
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  • By Jeff Stills
    November 05, 2012
    11:52 PM

    It certainly puts to shame my stamp collection.
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  • By Steven_M
    August 01, 2013
    08:42 PM

    Anyone else notice the TV in the screening room? It was showing the menu for the Criterion edition of Lars Von Trier's 'Europa'! Del Toro is a fan just like us!
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