Already an award-winning stage director, Sam Mendes burst onto the movie scene with American Beauty, winning the Directing Oscar for his first film. Other films followed, but didn’t have quite the same impact. And then James Bond came into his life. After his second outing with 007, Mendes chatted with David Poland about the film, the journey, and about what might be next.
From Pan’s Labyrinth, to Pacific Rim, to the Hellboy franchise Guillermo Del Toro has brought the magic back to genre cinema. And Crimson Peak is no exception as he channels the cinematic prowess of one of the now long gone greats, the Master of the Macabre, Mario Bava. In this episode of Frame By Frame, Kyle shows how the style and techniques of this Director’s Ghost haunts the halls of Crimson Peak.