Guillermo del Toro on Winning an Oscar for Pinocchio & Shopping with Steven Spielberg & J.J. Abrams

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Published on March 14, 2023

Guillermo talks about winning an Oscar for Pinocchio, starting stop motion at eight years old, everybody in Mexico thinking that R2D2’s name was “Arturito,” losing his wallet and taking to Twitter for help finding it, his Oscar category being the first of the night, and going to a hobby shop in Burbank with J.J. Abrams & Steven Spielberg.

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12 comments

  • Green Glow 1 year ago

    love his production sketches when he makes a movie. my favorite human and director.

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  • somosgenel 1 year ago

    03:49 R2D2 aka “Arturito” IS NOT A MEXICAN ROBOT. The only Mexican Robot is Futurama’s own Bender Rodriguez

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  • Zayed 1 year ago

    What a charming man.

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  • Themma Suwandana 1 year ago

    Kimmel handpicked his guest from Oscar backstage.

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  • Maria Konstantinova 1 year ago

    Such bright soul and genius mind. My favorite director and a storyteller. Such an inspiration! I always look forward to his work.

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  • Mr Komposo 1 year ago

    Can’t imagine a world without these two Guillermos

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  • Jay Dee 1 year ago

    This man has a great soul

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  • Ikke spillende karakter 1 year ago

    Hate Kimmel – Love Del Toro.

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  • Ann M 1 year ago

    Ok, but a movie of a potato that murders a family sounds like it could be a really good horror movie.

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  • o o 1 year ago

    i am worried for him. he needs to take better care of himself

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  • vandaman2907 1 year ago

    Pacific Rim (1st movie) is still one of my all time favourite robot movie. Thanks Guillermo!

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  • marcelogore82 1 year ago

    Guillermo is not confused: R2D2 WAS called “Artudito” in the Latin American Spanish dub of Star Wars, which sounded like “Arturito” to everyone. “Artudito” is a way of spelling out the sound R2D2 the way it sounds in English. The movie was re-dubbed in the late 90s for the special edition.

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