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Our First Look At Jessica Chastain In Del Toro's CRIMSON PEAK

Why, hello there Jessica Chastain. What a lovely and dark dress you have on. It complements the creepy stairwell you are standing in wonderfully. According to a report over at Indiewire this is our first look at Chastain as Lady Lucille... More »
  

Destroy All Monsters: The Lessons Of THE HOBBIT

As an exercise in Hollywood franchise-making in the 21st century, Peter Jackson's The Hobbit is fantastically instructive. The final film in the cycle emerges today -- I've yet to see it; you can read Jason Gorber's review here-- but long... More »
By Matt Brown   
  

Watch Horror Comedy Short BUNDLE OF NERVES

For two small town cops who tackle paranormal activities on an everyday basis, it's the looming threat of fatherhood that really gets their stomachs in knotted. That's the basic setup for Ryan Spindell's short film Bundle Of Nerves. Spindell, director... More »
  

Watch Debut Short CARMELO From THE BOOK OF LIFE Director Jorge Gutierrez

Hitting theaters from Fox this Friday, The Book of Life is one of the most anticipated films of the Fall. While this stylized animated adventure is produced by Guillermo del Toro, its director is a relative unknown. That man is... More »
  

Guillermo Del Toro Planning 'Really Bizarre' Film Before PACIFIC RIM 2

One of the things that has made Guillermo Del Toro such a fascinating talent to watch is his refusal to lock himself into any one way of doing things, the man moving easily and consistently between big studio projects and... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Del Toro Cancels The Apocalypse Once More. PACIFIC RIM 2 Slated For April 2017!

Guillermo Del Toro has been hinting at ideas for a sequel to his giant robot versus kaiju flick Pacific Rim for a while now. Thursday night it was announced that Legendary Pictures has committed to making a follow-up, and they... More »
  

First BOOK OF LIFE Trailer Looks Mexican, Sounds American

The first trailer for The Book of Life, produced by Guillermo del Toro and directed by Jorge R. Gutierrez, looks like a fireworks truck crashed into a paint factory and exploded. And I mean that in a good way. That impression... More »
  

Not for Those with Murophobia: Teasers for Guillermo del Toro's THE STRAIN

Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan's brilliant vampire book The Strain will be coming to television via FX this summer. A new short teaser was just released, showing the impending, dooming darkness about to befall New York City and the world. I'm... More »
  

The Stack Holiday Gift Guide 2013 Part One: Books! A CABINET OF CURIOSITIES, THE WES ANDERSON COLLECTION, THE ART OF JUAN ORTIZ, And More

Welcome to the first part of The Stack Holiday Gift Guide! This segment covers books that any self respecting geek would be thrilled to find under the tree. Some of them are art books of the kind that inspire filmmakers... More »
  

Guillermo del Toro Opens Up His Private CABINET OF CURIOSITIES

Oh for joy! If I had one single Halloween wish, it would be to hang out with one of my favorite living directors, Guillermo del Toro, and be given free reign to run around his creative headquarters, known as Bleak... More »
  

Destroy All Monsters: Between SHARKNADO and PACIFIC RIM, All Monsters Have Been Destroyed

The marquee release out of Hollywood this past weekend -- at least in geek culture circles, though apparently not beyond -- was Guillermo del Toro's Godzilla update, Pacific Rim, which features giant mecha-bots beating up giant monsters from beneath the... More »
By Matt Brown   
  

Twitchvision: Jason Gorber Talks PACIFIC RIM, 20 FEET FROM STARDOM and THE LONE RANGER

After skipping last week, Twitchvision is back with a look at Guillermo Del Toro's big budget Robots-on-Monsters romp, Pacific Rim, as well as a look at the fabulous doc 20 Feet From Stardom and the quite exceptional (if needlessly scorned... More »
  

Review: PACIFIC RIM, Monsters And Robots In A Near Perfect Spectacle

In stark, white text against a black background, the film spells out the core elements contained within. Kaiju, 怪獣, Japanese word for "strange beast", the trans-dimensional monsters that emerge from a "throat" in the depths of the Pacific Ocean. Jaeger,... More »
  

Top Quotes From The PACIFIC RIM World Premiere

Director Guillermo del Toro and part of the cast of Pacific Rim visited Mexico City on July 1 for a press conference and the world premiere of the film. For unknown reasons Idris Elba didn't make the trip, but everything... More »
  

Guillermo Del Toro And Part Of The PACIFIC RIM Cast To Visit Mexico

I watched Pacific Rim on June 27 but signed the embargo and can't say anything about it until July 8. But here's what I can say (and I'm quite happy to do it): director Guillermo del Toro is set to... More »
  

Fifteen Unfilmable Novels And The Directors Who Should Try Anyway

Ah, the 'unfilmable' novel. Go back ten or fifteen years and it seems everyone had some sort of list of great novels that could never be brought to the screen. The limitations at the time were largely technical and in... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Big Time Monster Fighting Action In Main PACIFIC RIM Trailer

Giant monster, meet giant robot fist. After a storm of teasers, posters, viral clips and other sundry marketing materials the official main trailer for Guillermo Del Toro's Pacific Rim has arrived. And it has lots and lots of what people... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Giant Monsters And Robots Hit The East Coast! Here Comes The Trailer For ATLANTIC RIM!

Oh, you knew this was coming, didn't you? With Guillermo Del Toro poised to spread destruction up and down the west coast with his big budget blockbuster Pacific Rim, The Asylum are prepared to do the same along the east... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

More Mayhem In Japanese Trailer For Del Toro's PACIFIC RIM

Should there be any doubt about what inspired director Guillermo Del Toro to create his giant robots versus giant monsters film Pacific Rim this latest trailer for the picture - this one created specifically for the Japanese market - makes... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

New PACIFIC RIM Wondercon Trailer Shows Robots Beating Monsters With Boats

I admit I'm a total neophyte when it comes to most Japanese-style monster movies (I had to look up Kaiju to remember what the hell the subgenre is called...) I'm vaguely aware about words like "Macross", and Robotech was this... More »
  
 
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