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PACIFIC RIM: CFQ Spotlight Podcast 4:28

PACIFIC RIM: CFQ Spotlight Podcast 4:28

PACIFIC RIM is Tombstone pizza when you asked for Lombardi’s, McDonald’s when you wanted Shake Shack: A passable example of something that was never going to be the pinnacle of sophistication to begin with, but could have been so much better. Cinefantastique Online’s Steve Biodrowski, Lawrence French, and Dan Persons get together to discuss Guillermo [...]

Here’s What’s Going On 07/12/2013: Guillermo del Toro on PACIFIC RIM

Here’s What’s Going On 07/12/2013: Guillermo del Toro on PACIFIC RIM

You can’t dream this stuff up… The finer points of torturing your actors… Next film will not be about unicorns weaving rainbows…
From the luxurious Cinefantastique Online studios in NYC, Dan Persons brings you up-to-date on what’s happening in the world of fantastic film & TV.
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Here’s What’s Going On 06/26/2013: Pics from PACIFIC RIM

Here’s What’s Going On 06/26/2013: Pics from PACIFIC RIM

Guillermo del Toro loves robots vs. monsters… Ronald D. Moore gets fantastically historical… WOULD YOU RATHER attend a deadly dinner party?…
From the luxurious Cinefantastique Online studios in NYC, Dan Persons brings you up-to-date on what’s happening in the world of fantastic media.

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PACIFIC RIM

Pacific Rim trailers 1 & 2

Pacific Rim trailers 1 & 2

It’s been too long since Guillermo Del Toro (HELLBOYS) directed a movie, thanks to the back-to-back disappointments of THE HOBBIT and AT THE MOUNTAINS OF MADNESS. Fortunately, he’s back with what looks like his most spectacular achievement ever – a big-budget action spectacular, set in a future time when humanity is threatened by monsters from [...]

Pacific Rim featurettes

Pacific Rim featurettes

In “Oversized Robots,” Guillermo Del Toro discusses his upcoming film, in which giant monsters emerge from a dimensional portal deep in the ocean, and humanity responds by placing warriors in colossal  robots. In particular, the director notes the necessity of including practical effects to convey the physicality of the situation; in PACIFIC RIM, this took [...]

Red Riding Hood & Jane Eyre: CFQ Round Table Podcast 2:10

Red Riding Hood & Jane Eyre: CFQ Round Table Podcast 2:10

It’s another weekly round-up of news, events and reviews at the Cinefantastique Round Table Podcast. This week, Lawrence French and Steve Biodrowski hold down the fort without the missing-in-action Dan Persons (who will return soon), giving their reaction to the news that Guillermo Del Toro has (temporarily, at least) abandoned AT THE MOUNTAINS OF MADNESS [...]

Del Toro Goes To 'Pacific Rim'

Del Toro Goes To ‘Pacific Rim’

Guillermo del Toro leaves Universal and MOUNTAINS for now, heads to PACIFIC RIM.