While we all patiently await the return of the ‘King of the Monsters,’ now is a better time than any to take in the sights and sounds of giant monster movies past.
That big summer blockbuster comes out and you love it so much you want to own the "Making of ..." or "The Art of ..." book to look through and enjoy all over again. But did you ever wonder what goes into putting one of these Making of books together. I spoke with author David S. Cohen at his Dark Delicacies signing for his large art book Pacific Rim: Man, Machines, and Monsters. He was able to offer a little insight into the fringe area of these very specialized books.
It manages to mix the aforementioned kaiju genre with a hard bitten war movie, with just enough humor and a tiny dash of sweet, innocent romance to make it a movie that appealed to both the wide-eyed child inside as well as the more grizzled adult I am on the outside.
While it's unlikely del Toro's long-awaited vision of H.P. Lovecraft's novella will ever make it to the screen, his own artwork reveals what it might have looked like.
Until the Jaeger robots of “Pacific Rim” become a reality, there are some giant-monster-killing methods that might be achieved using today's less glamorous (but just as effective) technology.
Mondo is returning to Comic-Con with a huge list of exclusive prints, including new “Pacific Rim” designs. We've got a sneak peek inside!
Guillermo del Toro's robots-vs-monsters epic is nearly upon us, and so is a massive lineup of tie-in merch, including comics, action figures, games and collectibles.
In this era when big summer FX spectacles seem to be produced by accountants as often as filmmakers, the news that Guillermo del Toro, who has brought more soul to genre cinema than anyone else i
I'm not exactly sure when giant movie monsters became quaint, corny, and disposable, but it seems a pretty safe bet that virtually every hardcore film fanatic has fond and formative memories of King Kong, Godzilla, and/or the amazing menagerie of the late Ray Harryhausen.