Register  |   Log In  |  
Sign up to our weekly newsletter    
Search   
Empire Magazine and iPad
Follow Me on Pinterest YouTube Tumblr
Empire
Trending On Empire
The 301 Greatest Movies Of All Time!
Empire's Guardians Of The Galaxy Cover
Does Star Wars Have A Brain Trust?
Nick Frost:
My Movie Life

The World's End star's pick of the flicks
Subscribe: 6 Issues For £15!
Subscribe today and save 37% off the cover price!
Feature
What We Learned From The Pacific Rim Trailer
Your guide to the new Guillermo del Toro monster mash

submit to reddit

Guillermo del Toro takes inspiration from all over – influences on this film range from Godzilla to Goya – to cook up his cinematic feasts. Now that the first Pacific Rim trailer is online, here’s a little about the film and what you can expect from its world. Those with a phobia of enormous dangerous things should look away now…

WORDS HELEN O'HARA
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
  1 of 7 Next

Giant Monsters Are Giant

Here’s the corpse of one of the kaiju, the enormous inter-dimensional monsters waging war on Earth, being carried by aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN-74). Just to give you some notion of scale here, that ship is 1.092’ long (332.8m) and 252’ (76.8m) wide. As will become clear from this trailer, the kaiju are not all identical. Oh sure, they all err on the side of “whopping”, but this is noticeably different from one you’ll see in a moment…

1 2 3 4 5 6 7
 
1 of 7
Next

Have Your Say
Register or login now to let us know what you think.

Your Comments

1
Looking at picture 6 it appears that there's actually at least 4 different Jaeger's in the film. There's also one on the far left in the distance that's just been dropped in. More

Posted by dl77 on Monday December 17, 2012, 12:12

2 How did they get that thing onboard the ship, I wonder...?
Maybe there will be an answer for that in the movie... More

Posted by Poulster on Monday December 17, 2012, 11:33

3 I think you'll find...
Empire that the beastie on page 1 and page 3 is the same. It's not a forehead crest it's a 'nose'. More

Posted by Maca007 on Monday December 17, 2012, 09:54

4 ROBOTJOX.......
with a gazillion dollar budget.........looks a million times better than those friggin Transformer movies.... More

Posted by ROTGUT on Saturday December 15, 2012, 17:49

5
No piccy of the Rocket Punch? C'mon! :-D More

Posted by warren7355 on Saturday December 15, 2012, 16:01

6 Ron Perlamn
How come we havent seen Ron Perlman yet, is he one of the kaiju? More

Posted by Zimbo on Friday December 14, 2012, 22:41

SPECIAL FEATURE
The 301 Greatest Movies Of All Time EMPIRE READERS' POLL: THE 301 GREATEST MOVIES OF ALL TIME
You turned out in your hundreds and thousands, and here are the results... Browse the full list


CURRENT HIGHLIGHTS
Classic Feature: The Making Of The Silence Of The Lambs
Is this the most frightening movie ever made?

Classic Feature: Jack Nicholson - Gods Among Us
Charisma, consistency and cunning summed up in a single word: Jack.

Director Matt Reeves Spills Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes Secrets
What we learned from our Empire podcast spoiler special

Peter Fonda On Peter Fonda
The Hollywood legend relives his career highlights

Kevin Feige Talks Ant-Man, Guardians Of The Galaxy And Doctor Strange
The Marvel boss updates us on the state of his cinematic universe

Keith Carradine On Keith Carradine
'Television is really the place to go if you want to do anything of substance now.'

Video: Gary Oldman And Keri Russell Talk Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes
Would you watch Carry On Up The Planet Of The Apes?

Subscribe to Empire magazine
Get The 301 Greatest Movies Of All Time Subscribers' Cover

Subscribe today and get the cover and 3 issues for only £10!

Subscribe today

Subscribe to Empire iPad edition
Get The Empire iPad Edition Today

Subscribe and save maney on annual digital subscription

Subscribe today
Buy single issues

Get 6 issues of Empire for just £15!
Get the world's greatest movie magazine delivered straight to your door! Subscribe today!
Empire's Film Studies 101 Series
Everything you ever wanted to know about filmmaking but were afraid to ask...
The Empire iPad Edition
With exclusive extras, interactive features, trailers and much more! Download now
Home  |  News  |  Blogs  |  Reviews  |  Future Films  |  Features  |  Interviews  |  Images  |  Competitions  |  Forum  |  iPad  |  Podcast  |  Magazine Contact Us  |  Empire FAQ  |  Subscribe To Empire  |  Register
© Bauer Consumer Media Ltd  |  Legal Info  |  Privacy Policy  |  Bauer Entertainment Network
Bauer Consumer Media Ltd (company number 01176085 and registered address 1 Lincoln Court, Lincoln Road, Peterborough, England PE1 2RF)