Pacific Rim is in theaters right now and star Idris Elba‘s Stacker Pentecost character is no doubt doing his best to cancel the apocalypse. Shortly before it hit theaters, Hip-Hop Wired spoke to the film’s director, the renowned Guillermo Del Toro, who offered some insight into the creation of his man plush machine versus monsters flick.
Looks like Godzilla ain’t got nothing on the “Kaiju” in the upcoming Guillermo del Toro directed Pacific Rim, starring Idris Elba. “Kaiju” is Japanese for “strange beast” and come to mean the “giant monsters” like Mothra and Rodan who wreaked havoc in their old movies. Here is a chance to win a monster sized movie poster […]
For those old enough to recall the days before streaming video and multimedia devices, a favorite pastime of many was to crowd around the TV in the family room watching Japanese “monster films” – also known as the “Kaiju” genre – featuring Godzilla, Mothra and Gamera (Editors Note: Rodan!). A newly released trailer for the […]