According to imdb.com, Guillermo Del Toro "hates romance." This headline makes me smile, since I've very little patience with any sort of romance that isn't blended with laughs, and not in a Nora Ephron way, either.
"Sleepless in Seattle can go f**k itself," says my long-time crush, concurring with me.
"Monsters," he continues, "are the most beautiful creatures in the universe. I have no interest in everyday life, except through a twisted mirror."
Me neither! But wait, there's more:
"When you have the intuition that there is something which is there, but out of the reach of your physical world, art and religion are the only means to get to it."
Religion, meh. But definitely: art, fiction, ghosties, dreams ... insects, fauns ... mysteries.