New York: Attend the Upcoming Craven, Del Toro Discussions


On horror, books and more

This fall, some of the brightest names in film, television, theater, books, popular music, technology and culinary arts will sit down with New York Times journalists for TimesTalks events at TheTimesCenter, 242 West 41st Street in New York City.

Two attending names of interest for you readers out there: Guillermo del Toro and Wes Craven. Here are the details:

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

7-8:30 PM

Guillermo del Toro: Vampire Vision

The author-director-writer-producer known for such films as Hellboy, Hellboy II: The Golden Army and the Oscar-winning Pan’s Labyrinth, talks with Times theater critic Jason Zinoman about “The Fall,” the second book in his best-selling trilogy, “The Strain.”

Wednesday, October 27th, 2010

6-8 PM

Frights & Thrills: The Horror Film

Just in time for Halloween, director Wes Craven (Nightmare on Elm Street, Scream, My Soul to Take) talks about scary movies with Times theater critic Jason Zinoman.

For additional information or to purchase advance tickets, which are $30 plus service fees, call 1.888.NYT.1870 or visit

Source: Shock Till You Drop