Tag: kaiju

THE NARROW WORLD: Watch Brent Bonacorso's SciFi Short Film Now

Director Brent Bonacorso last graced these pages back in 2013 with his fantastic short film West of the Moon - a film loaded with imagery taken from dreams described to the director by children - and he returns now with...

Toronto 2016 Review: COLOSSAL, A Film of Many Moods, Not to be Missed

Spanish director Nacho Vigalondo is no stranger to readers of these pages, his films Timecrimes, Extraterrestrial and Open Windows have held sway over many in the genre film community. In many ways Colossal however is his most accomplished and in...

Now on Blu-ray: In LOVE & PEACE, Sono Sion Gives Us The Warmest Feelings

Japanese filmmaker Sono Sion made a lot of movies in 2015. Before the year was up, Sono had no less than six films on cinema screens around the world at festivals and back home in Japan. So far the only...

Epic New GODZILLA RESURGENCE Trailer And TV Spot

Neon Genesis Evangelion creator Anno Hideaki's new live action Godzilla Resurgence hits Japanese screens on July 29th and with the release just around the corner a new theatrical trailer plus a new TV spot have just arrived online. The trailer...

First Look at PACIFIC RIM: MAELSTROM! Japan Stands Guard

UPDATE: Darn you, IMDB, you continue to be an unreliable source! Thanks to readers for pointing out that these amazing pieces are in fact artwork created outside the production. I think we can all agree they are pretty amazing regardless. ...

CALAMARI WRESTLER Director Unleashes His GIANT MONSTER MONO

After a couple years out of the spotlight it would appear oddball Calamari Wrestler director Kawasaki Minoru is now well and truly back. It was back in November that we reported on his tokusatsu hero spoof Outerman and now, less...

First Look At GODZILLA RESURGENCE Teases Giant Scares

Next summer sees the release of Godzilla Resurgence, the first Japanese film to feature the King of the Lizards in a decade. Written and directed by regular anime helmer Anno Hideaki, and co-directed by Higuchi Shinji (Attack On Titan), who...

CALAMARI WRESTLER Director Returns With Japanese Superhero Spoof OUTERMAN!

While we should probably wait to see the film before declaring any sort of comeback, we do at least feel comfortable delivering a healthy "Hello, stranger," to director Kawasaki Minoru who returns to the big screen this year with superhero...

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...

Now Stomping Across The World: Original GODZILLA Instills Nuclear Fear

The mighty roar still causes goose-pimples. An angry, desperate, anguished cry against the inhumanity of man, the original Godzilla (Gojira) remains a powerful drama. In honor of the film's 60th anniversary, Rialto Pictures is touring Godzilla: The Japanese Original across...

Watch The First Teaser For MONSTERS: DARK CONTINENT

Though Monsters helmer Gareth Edwards rode the success of his tiny budget giant monster movie straight to a gig directing giant budget giant monster movie Godzilla, his departure has not meant the end of the Monsters story. No, hidden away...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

Normal Banners Aren't Big Enough For PACIFIC RIM.

Here at Twitch we tend not to put up each and every movie poster on the main page. Pretty ones that catch our eyes are generally posted on our Facebook page, but there are of course always exceptions. Case in...

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...

New PACIFIC RIM trailer Destroys Our Cities

If there is one film that most of us here at Twitch are dying to see this year it is Guillermo Del Toro's ode to Japanese Kaiju cinema and anime series Evangelion, Pacific Rim.A trailer from the Qualcomm CES (Consumer...

Kaiju Smash! Robo Bash! Here's The Trailer For Del Toro's PACIFIC RIM

On our radar for years now, Guillermo's del Toro's first foray into truly big, big, BIG budget filmmaking is nearly upon us. So after many a teasing image and viral video, we now have a solid, if very standard trailer-cut...