The monstrously giant mechs of Guillermo del Toro's Pacific Rim are controlled by two different people at the same time. The two pilots interact with the computer in Drift Space to control the giant mech and this featurette explains a little about how that works. Read more...
Learn how the pilots telepathically link
It?s midnight when we return to the Fairmont Pacific Rim after a night out on the town in Vancouver. When we walk into the Lobby Lounge, the place is overflowing with well-dressed lookers--locals, guests and residents of the hotel. And we know why. Show More Summary
I’m really trying not to get too hopeful about Guillermo del Toro‘s Pacific Rim. In a visual sense, footage we’ve seen from the movie looks leaps and bounds beyond what we usually get from CG-heavy films. The lighting, color, and detail are all staggering. It’s gorgeous stuff. I have no idea if it will work as [...]
Pacific Rim features this crazy futuristic tech that allows to people to share a soul, share their memories, their thoughts, and their experiences. Why is the movie not just about that? I mean, robots fighting monsters is sweet, granted, but this is some revolutionary technology with mind-blowing existential ramifications. Show More Summary
The recently released final trailer for Pacific Rim showed off the massive action sequences between the Jaeger robots and the monsters terrorizing Earth. If you're not sold on the movie yet, then it's likely the new film from Guillermo del Toro just isn't your cop of tea. Show More Summary
Director Guillermo del Toro and star Charlie Hunnam explain how the pilots control these enormous Jaeger robots in the action-thriller. [...]
The unfortunate souls that didn't make it into Hall H for the big unveiling of Guillermo del Toro's monsters-versus-robots battle royale, "Pacific Rim," missed out on an explanation of a key detail that is sure to give the movie a lot of its emotional heft. Trailers for "Pacific Rim" show two suited pilots at the [...]
A 'Pacific Rim' featurette examines the sci-fi premise behind the film's Jaeger technology, while the first TV spot features more giant robots vs. monsters action.
We've rarely seen a marketing blitz like the one we've seen for Guillermo del Toro's PACIFIC RIM. Over the past couple of months we've seen numerous posters, teasers, trailers, featurettes and every other kind of viral...Show More Summary
Pacific Rim is just a few months away and to help people along Guillermo del Toro and some others have put together a brief featurette. The subject of said video? A bit about the jaeger technology that is used to get those big-ass robots up and fighting. Check it out below: It’s definitely looking like [...]
Learn about 'the neural handshake' and 'The Drift,' the things that allow two pilots to operate a big ass robot in sync.
I love this behind the scenes glimpse (via IGN) at Guillermo del Toro’s Pacific Rim because it shares and explores one of the movies most interesting concepts. If you’re a Jaeger pilot, your co-pilot has to know everything about you. Literally. I think this is the key to lending the film some immense human relationship... Read More
There’s a new featurette for Pacific Rim title “Drift Space”, which you can see below. When legions of monstrous creatures, known as Kaiju, started rising from the sea, a war began that would take millions of lives and consume humanity’s … Continue reading ?
Hey folks, Harry here... one of my favorite aspects of the PACIFIC RIM script - was what is known as the DRIFT SPACE - which is the psychic computerized link that the dual pilots share - which makes for some beautiful and emotional imagery. Show More Summary
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Ellen McLain is a total badass! Not only is she the voice of GLaDOS in the “Portal” video game series, but she is also an opera singer and will appear in this summer’s Pacific Rim. And now, in the Kickstarter video below — in which she’s baking a cake! No lie! — she’s asking for monetary [...]
Warner Bros. Pictures has released a new Pacific Rim featurette, via IGN, which you can watch using the player below. The July 12 release stars Charlie Hunnam, Idris Elba, Rinko Kikuchi, Charlie Day, Ron Perlman, Robert Kazinsky, Max Martini, Clifton Collins, Jr., Burn Gorman, Larry Joe Campbell, Brad William Henke and Diego Klattenhoff.
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