Watch The Book Of Life Director's Day Of The Dead-Themed Student Film

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. » 10/20/14 1:20pm 10/20/14 1:20pm

Book Of Life Teaches Us The True Meaning Of The Day Of The Dead

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… » 10/17/14 9:17am 10/17/14 9:17am

New Book Of Life Trailer Makes Us Want To Live In The Afterlife

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. » 8/07/14 10:20am 8/07/14 10:20am

Book Of Life Is The First Movie To Honor—Not Steal From—Day Of The Dead

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. » 7/27/14 10:00am 7/27/14 10:00am

The Book of Life Trailer Is So Beautiful It Will Give You Goosebumps

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. » 5/29/14 10:53am 5/29/14 10:53am

See The Merry Afterlife From Guillermo Del Toro's Day Of The Dead Movie

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. » 5/28/14 10:25am 5/28/14 10:25am

Guillermo del Toro's Lovely Day of the Dead Version of Romeo and Juliet

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. » 2/26/14 11:30am 2/26/14 11:30am