A New Pacific Rim Prequel Comic Will Provide The Jaeger Action You Want

Pacific Rim 2 is still a long way off, but if you're hankering for some more hot Jaeger/Kaiju battles, you won't have to wait much longer: a new comic miniseries from Legendary will fill in the gap between the first movie and the previous graphic novel prequel. Update: Now with glorious High-Res art! » 3/25/15 11:20am 3/25/15 11:20am

Top 10 Greatest Giant Robots Of All Time

Ah, Giant Robots. Who doesn't love giant mechanical creations stomping around and kicking butt? Over the years there have been many badass robots and mechs that have wormed their way into our hearts, but some are just especially great. So here are our picks for the 10 greatest giant robots, ranked. » 3/20/15 10:12am 3/20/15 10:12am

Wait, Now You'll Be Able To Own Every Pacific Rim Jaeger As A Toy

Okay, so I was wrong. Turns out that NECA will be making even more Pacific Rim Jaeger figures to complete your collection - a new poster released by the company over the holidays has given us our first look at two more Jaegers that really round out the complete collection of on-screen mechs in figure form. » 12/27/14 11:14am 12/27/14 11:14am

Looks Like Striker Eureka Is The Next Plus-Sized Pacific Rim Figure

Whelp. NECA's range of plus-sized Pacific Rim Jaegers - which recently launched a gorgeous Cherno Alpha - continues to endanger my wallet with the reveal of the next in line already. Behold, giant Striker Eureka! » 12/09/14 10:08am 12/09/14 10:08am

Stop Hating Original Science Fiction Movies Just For Having Tropes!

It never fails lately. We actually get a movie that's a new story, instead of a rehash or continuation of a venerable tale. And people immediately start piling on, pointing out all the stuff in it that's been done before. But just because something contains story elements we've seen before doesn't mean it can't be new. » 12/08/14 12:00pm 12/08/14 12:00pm

This Cherno Alpha figure is Absolutely Gorgeous

Oh. My. God. Just look at this Russian Beauty. Neca's Pacific Rim line continues to delight Jaeger lovers like me with a new, 18-inch tall rendition of Cherno Alpha (aka secret best Jaeger of the movie). It's... it's wonderful. » 11/25/14 4:37pm 11/25/14 4:37pm

In January, you'll finally be able to own every Jaeger from Pacific Rim

Since I saw Pacific Rim, I've endeavoured to keep up with NECA's excellent series of PR Figures as they churn out Jaeger after glorious Jaeger for my shelf. It looks like that journey will come to an end (at least until Pacific Rim 2!) next year with the release of Romeo Blue and a heavily damaged Gipsy Danger. » 11/05/14 3:07am 11/05/14 3:07am

Who Will Be X-Men's Apocalypse? Plus Revealing Game of Thrones Photos!

There are a ton of new Interstellar details. Get a good look at most of the Avengers crew. New reports on Pacific Rim and How to Train Your Dragon reveal what's being planned for those franchises. Plus a major Grimm spoiler from its star, and what's next for the Queen siblings on Arrow. » 10/20/14 6:00am 10/20/14 6:00am

Pacific Rim 2 Will Lead Right Into Pacific Rim 3

Guillermo del Toro dropped some monster-sized bombs about Pacific Rim 2 and Pacific Rim 3—specifically alluding to the fact that Pac Rim 2 and Pac Rim 3 would be connected by some of our favorite characters. » 10/17/14 1:39pm 10/17/14 1:39pm

There's now a chance you can own actual bits of Pacific Rim

There was a lot to love about Pacific Rim, especially its amazing props and world design. So diehard fans, prepare to rip your wallets right open - The Prop Store are running a massive auction of props and costumes from the movie, featuring everything from Kaiju goop to... Hannibal Chau's Desk!? » 9/05/14 3:00am 9/05/14 3:00am

"Destruction Supervisor" On Transformers And Pacific Rim: Best Job Ever

Say what you want about the Transformers sequels: they give good mass destruction. We spoke to Industrial Light and Magic's Michael Balog, who was "destruction supervisor" on the last two Transformers movies, plus Pacific Rim. And he told us the secrets of making destruction look real. And real awesome. » 6/30/14 12:31pm 6/30/14 12:31pm

These Blueprints Expose The Innards Of Your Favorite Fictional Robots

Take a closer look at the workings of androids, cyborgs, and giant mechanical beasts with this collection of technical—but fictional—illustrations. Everyone from the lowliest droid to the most murderous Termintor breaks down to hydraulics and wire. » 6/27/14 3:40pm 6/27/14 3:40pm

Pacific Rim 2 Is Coming In April 2017!

Praise Cthulhu — we are going to get "more Jaegers and more Kaiju, kicking each other's butts" in 2017, according to this announcement from director Guillermo del Toro. Pacific Rim 2 has been greenlit for April 2017. Plus there'll be an animated series and more comics. » 6/26/14 7:06pm 6/26/14 7:06pm

When Is It Okay (If Ever) To Fail the Bechdel Test?

Prompted by Charlie Jane Anders' discussion of the test today (as well as some of the reactions I've seen to it) I've given some thought to the Bechdel Test and whether it's ever okay for a story to fail it. There are a number of popular stories which do fail it - Pacific Rim, The Lord of the Rings, the original Star… » 6/05/14 11:22am 6/05/14 11:22am

Why Godzilla Kicked Pacific Rim's Ass at the Box Office

Though Pacific Rim was arguably a more original and complex movie than Godzilla, it fizzled at the box office — while Godzilla's formulaic fun earned so much money its first weekend that the studio has already ordered a sequel. What made one giant monster movie succeed where the other failed? » 5/22/14 3:38pm 5/22/14 3:38pm

All The Things Michael Bay Cares About More Than Transformers

Guys. I'm a little freaked out. I checked my mailbox the other day, and it had a letter in it from my student loan people. They finally tracked me down, and want their $75,000 in gold and pelts. But what really bugs me is this — who put the letter there? Because it sure as hell wasn't me. Creepy. » 5/21/14 8:04am 5/21/14 8:04am

Shyamalan Reinvents The Prisoner And Hieroglyph Sexes Up Ancient Egypt

Surprise! M. Night Shyamalan's creepy new show Wayward Pines actually looks downright watchable in this first three-minute promo. Mostly because of the incredible cast. And below, watch the first short promo for Hieroglyph, Fox's Egyptian mythology show. » 5/12/14 4:06pm 5/12/14 4:06pm

10 Questions From Science Fiction That We're Glad Were Never Answered

We tend to think of science fiction and fantasy as being like mystery novels — the story is over when you solve the case. So we obsess over questions that have no answers. But here are 10 questions that are better unanswered, either because the possibilities are fascinating or because the answers would be terrible. » 4/29/14 12:00pm 4/29/14 12:00pm

Lady Gipsy Danger Cosplay From Pacific Rim Has Her Own Robot Sword

A wonderful twist on a a movie we love. Cosplayer Nona Neon spent a lot of time and effort to construct a quality Femme Jaeger version of Gipsy Danger from Pacific Rim. Now all she needs is a giant Kaiju cosplay member to fight. Because they even made the sword! » 4/17/14 7:55am 4/17/14 7:55am

Disney Blu-rays, Pacific Rim, Mad Max, Rocky, 2DS Pokemon Bundle

There's a great selection of Disney blu-rays at affordable prices today, including the greatest film ever made, Disney's Robin Hood. These are some of the more underrated classics, and this is a perfect excuse to fill in your collection with them. » 4/14/14 11:45am 4/14/14 11:45am