Two years ago, Los Angeles art gallery iam8bit presented a great idea: an art show filled with work based on sequels that don’t actually exist. They called it SEQUEL—and now that show has its own sequel.
There is nothing about this project that doesn't reek of awesomeness. Deadline recently broke the news that Reel FX Animation Studios has signed a long-term deal with writer/director Jorge R. Gutierrez — whom they worked with for The Book of Life — and the next film on their docket is an untitled kung fu space…
Book of Life director Jorge Gutierrez wowed us with his stunning visuals and his portrayal of the Mexican Day of the Dead. And it's clear from his student Emmy-award-winning short film that he's been playing with these designs and themes for a while.
Día de los Muertos is one of my favorite times of any year. So many artists are inspired by Muertos visuals, including my own Loteria card series. Here's a gallery of Day of the Dead-themed works from artists across the contemporary science fiction, fantasy, and genre art spectrum.
Amidst all of horror movies coming out in honor of Halloween, The Book of Life celebrates a rather different holiday: the Mexican Day of the Dead. And while, as a movie, it has its flaws, Book of Life is like a great party—filled with wondrous decorations, interesting people, lots of fun, and a valuable message…
There is absolutely no doubt in our minds that Jorge R. Gutierrez's animated movie Book Of Life will be stunning. The images and trailer alone have given us so much to look forward to, and now there are clips—gorgeous, cheeky clips of the wonderful world of the dead. Take a look.
This is a great time to be a fan of science fiction and fantasy movies, and this fall is jam-packed with wonder and fascination. There are huge sequels, like Hunger Games and The Hobbit. But also some huge wild cards, like Christopher Nolan's Interstellar and Ridley Scott's Exodus. Here are 29 movies to look out for…
Seriously, we'd like to crawl inside the Day of the Dead-inspired movie Book of Life, even if it means occasionally being pursued by giant skull boulders. Both the Land of the Remembered and the Land of the Forgotten look simply stunning.
Day of the Dead is everywhere these days; calaveras have been adopted by everyone from punks to Pixar. But for The Book of Life director Jorge Gutierrez, the holiday isn't just about the cool visuals; it's also intensely personal.
Wow. The Book of Life trailer is beautiful. It's absolutely stunning. We knew this movie was going to be good-looking, but—wow oh wow—does this trailer give us chills. Cannot wait.
The afterlife looks like a candy-coated party in Guillermo del Toro's upcoming animated film The Book of Life, inspired by the Day of the Dead. These new images from the film introduce us to the main characters and give us a sense of the wacky land of the dead.
We love the premise for The Book of Life: It's a Romeo and Juliet story set during the Mexican holiday Day of the Dead.