‘Pacific Rim’ Review

“Guillermo Del Toro approaches giant robots and monsters with a genuine love for the subject matter, and it shows on the screen.” I saw Guillermo Del Toro’s “Pacific Rim” yesterday evening, and enjoyed myself immensely.  He seems to understand that, if it’s just about the robots, you might as well make a ‘Transformers’ sequel and […]

New ‘Pacific Rim’ Trailer

I assume that this footage for Guillermo Del Toro’s “Pacific Rim” is from the last Comic-con.  It shows the most detail of the robots yet, as well as a bit of character development. And I can’t see why Michael Bay would ever be worried by ‘Rim,’ after all, if the trailers are to be believed, […]

Escape From New York: Whiny Bastard Edition

Welcome to the first ‘Whiny Bastard Edition’ of Screenphiles, where I do a little venting about film makers doing things that they probably shouldn’t. I was at work when I heard of the latest plan to remake John Carpenter’s “Escape From New York”–which was (essentially) already remade–in space–by James Mathers and Stephen St. Leger’s in […]