The Weirdest Giant Monster Movies Ever Made

It seems foolish to say that movies about giant bipedal monsters who can shoot atomic rays out of their mouths can ever be considered normal, but it's true. we're used to Godzilla, Gamera and King Kong. But some giant monster movies don't follow the rules, and the results are sometimes entertaining, sometimes awful,… » 5/08/14 11:25am 5/08/14 11:25am

You Don't Know Squat About Pacific Rim

You think you know all about Pacific Rim, the robots-stomping-monsters epic that opens tonight? You haven't even scratched the surface. We went deep inside the making of Pacific Rim and talked to the stars and VFX crew, plus director Guillermo del Toro. And we learned the Pacific Rim secrets they didn't include in the… » 7/11/13 12:22pm 7/11/13 12:22pm

The 10 Greatest Giant Monster Movies of All Time

The giant monster, known as kaiju in Japanese, is a very different beast from the human-sized nasties you find in movies from Alien to World War Z. Giant monsters can eat you whole. They can wreck cities just by stomping. And the movies they star in are some of the most important in the genre. Here are the ten you… » 7/10/13 12:04pm 7/10/13 12:04pm

When Godzilla fought the Loch Ness monster, everybody lost

Everybody remembers the abysmal 1998 American Godzilla film, but much fewer people remember the tie-in Godzilla cartoon — or that it was actually kinda good. Sure, it was goofy, and Godzilla looked like his CG movie counterpart, but at least it had monster fights. Still, even a giant monster fight couldn’t save the… » 4/05/13 12:31pm 4/05/13 12:31pm

New DVDs: Does The Hobbit deserve a place on your DVD shelf with Lord of the Rings?

Peter Jackson’s first installment of his Hobbit trilogy arrives on DVD and Blu-ray! But now that you've had some time to process it, how many of you still feel the need to add An Unexpected Journey to your DVD/Blu-ray shelves? Will you wait to see how the rest of the trilogy turns out? Have you already written it off?… » 3/18/13 1:50pm 3/18/13 1:50pm

The sweded Pacific Rim trailer is the last sweded trailer you'll ever need to see

The sweding craze may have passed its expiration date, but it turns out there's one last unspoiled masterpiece left —namely, this unbelievably brilliant Pacific Rim trailer from the sweded Avengers folks. Between the Jaeger's elliptical machine controls to the "ocean" to that stunning final shot of the giant robot… » 3/13/13 6:20am 3/13/13 6:20am

Guillermo del Toro over-analyzes the Pacific Rim trailer

MTV sat down with Pacific Rim director Guillermo del Toro to reveal the secrets of the new Pacific Rim trailer. Some things ranged from the interesting (the Kaiju have toxic blood) to the odd (it takes two pilots to drive each Jaeger, with each controlling one side) to the adorable (this is del Toro's attempt to make… » 12/14/12 11:53am 12/14/12 11:53am

All the Best Monster Punching Closeups from the Pacific Rim Trailer

A giant robot actually punches a giant monster in the face! The first trailer for Guillermo del Toro's Pacific Rim broke our brains with its kaiju-powered insanity. The monsters are a perfect blend of Gamara, Cthulhu, and Del Toro's favorite look: fat horns with jagged teeth. As for the giant robots known as Jaegers?… » 12/13/12 7:00am 12/13/12 7:00am