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  • 'Pacific Rim' review: Bulk smash

    'Pacific Rim' review: Bulk smash
    ***1/2 (out of four) Forget “Avatar,” a movie with supposedly mind-blowing visuals that looked cool for a while but, because James Cameron offered nothing else, I eventually thought, “This is pretty. And pretty bad.” Want to...
  • Review: In 'Pacific Rim,' Del Toro makes magic with monsters

    Review: In 'Pacific Rim,' Del Toro makes magic with monsters
    Guillermo del Toro is more than a filmmaker, he's a fantasy visionary with an outsized imagination and a fanatical specificity, a creator of out-of-this world universes carefully conceived down to the smallest detail. His particular gifts and passions are...
  • 'Pacific Rim,' in shift, off to strong start

    'Pacific Rim,' in shift, off to strong start
    Just a few days ago, Guillermo del Toro's "Pacific Rim" looked nearly as troubled as "The Lone Ranger."  What a difference a week makes. Buoyed by a surge of social media interest, positive word of mouth and favorable reviews, the $190-million monster...
  • 'Pacific Rim': Guillermo del Toro's strange box-office journey

    'Pacific Rim': Guillermo del Toro's strange box-office journey
    In just a few hours we’ll begin to know the fate of “Pacific Rim,” Guillermo del Toro's Asian-influenced monster movie that opens this weekend and is the Mexican-born director’s biggest undertaking to date. There have been few...
  • Box office: 'Grown Ups 2' on pace to best 'Pacific Rim'

    Box office: 'Grown Ups 2' on pace to best 'Pacific Rim'
    Futuristic giant robots may be designed to defeat monsters, but they seem to be no match for a bunch of middle-aged comics. "Grown Ups 2" headed into the weekend tracking ahead of Guillermo del Toro's ambitious sci-fi effort "Pacific Rim" at the box...
  • 'Despicable Me 2' beats 'Grown Ups 2'; 'Pacific Rim' disappoints

    'Despicable Me 2' beats 'Grown Ups 2'; 'Pacific Rim' disappoints
    Another weekend, another big-budget misfire at the summer box office. Following the failure of the pricey action flicks "After Earth," "White House Down" and "The Lone Ranger," Guillermo del Toro's $190-million "Pacific Rim" also found itself unable...
  • 'R.I.P.D.' looks DOA at the box office

    'R.I.P.D.' looks DOA at the box office
    In “R.I.P.D.,” Ryan Reynolds and Jeff Bridges portray deceased lawmen who keep the peace from beyond the grave -- the odd-couple partners protect the living from malevolent spirits who refuse to go quietly into the afterlife. But shortly...
  • 'Pacific Rim' shines in Del Toro's hands

    'Pacific Rim' shines in Del Toro's hands
    "Pacific Rim" was not a big hit out of the starting gate last week, and perhaps that's understandable. Unless you are a fan of the "Godzilla"-influenced branch of Japanese popular cinema, the story of ferocious creatures called Kaiju facing off against...
  • Box office: 'The Conjuring' bound for No. 1; 'R.I.P.D.' lacks pulse

    The horror film "The Conjuring" scared up big crowds going into the weekend, taking in an estimated $17 million dollars on Friday and tracking to unseat "Despicable Me 2" at the top of the box office. Another debut, DreamWorks Animation's "Turbo,"...
  • 'The Conjuring': Are targeted movies the future of summer?

    'The Conjuring': Are targeted movies the future of summer?
    A couple of weeks ago, millions of people talked about (if they didn't always watch) a made-for-cable movie about Los Angeles enduring a flying-shark attack. Thirty-eight years ago it was Steven Spielberg's "Jaws"; this summer it was Ian Ziering's...
  • Famous faces: Boris Karloff and Bruce Lee on DVD, Blu-ray

    Famous faces: Boris Karloff and Bruce Lee on DVD, Blu-ray
    Some actors have faces that are known everywhere. Once seen, never forgotten. Boris Karloff earned one of those faces by playing the original Frankenstein, but he had a sizable 75-film career, mostly as a bad guy, behind him before he took on that role....
  • Burb's Eye View: Curator gathers artists to pay homage to Del Toro

     Burb's Eye View: Curator gathers artists to pay homage to Del Toro
    While Guillermo Del Toro's "Pacific Rim" wreaks havoc across Burbank's movie screens, a few blocks away his more subdued works are being reimagined in a macabre mash-up of pop and fine art. At Hyaena Gallery this month an art show ventures "Into the...