Pan's Labyrinth deserves all the awards it has gotten so far, especially since that caused its US partners to release it near me, yeah!
I got to see it in Baton Rouge right after work. The trailer only gives you a glimpse. I'm guessing the Fascists in Spain are about the same stripe as the Nazis in Germany and the Fascists in Italy, but my Spanish WWII history is practically non-existant.
But this movie... I want to write a del Toro fantasy and have him film it.
He also directed Hellboy.
Yes, I am having fun with YouTube; why do you ask?
There is a new renaissance festival in Louisiana! Check out the Acadiana Medieval Faire at: http://www.acadianafaire.org/