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Pacific Rim

Howard Fineman

Obama The Pacific Islander Looks To The Ocean Of The 21st Century

HuffingtonPost.com | Howard Fineman | Posted 04.14.2014 | Politics

SINGAPORE -- If you look at President Barack Obama from the perspective of this wealthy island city-state, you appreciate his demographic breakthrough...

Conserving Nature Is Good Trade Policy

Carter Roberts | Posted 03.30.2014 | Green
Carter Roberts

We don't have to trade our planet's future to boost trade among nations. A major trade agreement among these countries that includes strong environmental obligations could provide critical new protections for some of our planet's important natural resources.

Every Movie Trailer Of 2013 In One Spot

Posted 12.04.2013 | Entertainment

Much in the way DJ Earworm produces his yearly "United State of Pop" mashup, one industrious YouTube user has brought us a supercut of every movie tra...

Guillermo del Toro | 30 Years of Filmmaking Genius

Jeff Rivera | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment
Jeff Rivera

They called him weird, they called him crazy, but today they call Guillermo del Toro a genius. I had the opportunity to speak with del Toro about the secrets of his success, his writing process, Mountains of Madness and a glimpse into his brilliant book, Cabinet of Curiosities.

Mike Ryan

Idris Elba Needs Your Help To Become James Bond

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Ryan | Posted 11.20.2013 | Entertainment

Idris Elba isn't afraid to tell you when he doesn't like a question. He kind of notoriously doesn't love questions about "The Wire," and, as I found o...

The Violent Life of a Crime-thriller Writer

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 12.14.2013 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

The potential for violence lives within all of us, and I'm no exception. Violence in my novels is contrived--it's pure fiction--but reflects a core truth about human nature. It's never meant to be gratuitous, but rather serves the story.

Amidst the Encomiums for His Record-Setting Tenure, It Can Now Be Revealed: Jerry Brown's Only Fatal Vulnerability for Re-Election

William Bradley | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
William Bradley

Amidst the plaudits for his record and his new/renewed governorship, California Republicans met over the weekend past in convention to, among other things, discuss what they will try to do next year when Brown runs for re-election, something he has not yet announced.

LOOK: 'Fifty Shades Of Grey' Star's Gay Past Revealed

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 09.03.2013 | Gay Voices

The casting rumors regarding who would win the coveted role of Christian Grey in the film version of the phenomenally popular book series "Fifty Shade...

Why California Is the Hinge of America's Asia-Pacific Pivot

William Bradley | Posted 10.29.2013 | Politics
William Bradley

Focusing more on the Asia-Pacific region has long been in the cards as Asian economies rebuilt and rose to the fore in the decades after World War II and the ruinous Pacific War that was such a critical and yet underplayed part of it.

How Pacific Rim Should Have Ended

Posted 08.22.2013 | Comedy

Defeating the Kaiju was much, much simpler than "Pacific Rim" let on. All you needed was a sword and a Voltron. Via Viral Viral Videos...

Bombs Threaten Hollywood

Gina Hall | Posted 10.07.2013 | Entertainment
Gina Hall

I like to see big summer movies in the theater, I really do. It's my hope that the disappointing box-office receipts wake up the studios, and spur riskier ventures that attempt to keep up with what's going on in the online world.

Pacific Rim and the Drift Between Couples

Thea and Duane Harvey | Posted 10.02.2013 | Entertainment
Thea and Duane Harvey

What does piloting giant robots and long-term romance have in common? Both require advanced brain synchronization. Guillermo del Toro's new film Pacific Rim is more than a robot movie. It's an illustration of the evolutionary advantage of pair-bonding.

'Pacific Rim' Saved By China

Posted 08.01.2013 | Entertainment

As of this writing, "Pacific Rim" has made just a smidgen more than "The Lone Ranger" at the North American box office, and it trails films like "Obli...

SUMMER OF FLOPS

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 07.25.2013 | Entertainment

NEW YORK -- On and off screen, it's been a bruising summer for Hollywood. Every weekend, the multiplex has been under siege like it has rarely been b...

Big Mac Won't Satisfy Vietnamese Hunger for Human Rights

Andrew Lam | Posted 09.23.2013 | World
Andrew Lam

Vietnam today has more money than ever, and is seeking an international status equal to its newfound wealth. So why, in this era of seeming openness and economic progress, has Hanoi stepped up its oppression?

Why Comic-Con Is Dangerous to Our Intellectual Health

Marshall Fine | Posted 09.22.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Comic-Con -- and all that it represents -- is yet another pointless distraction, a way to keep the masses occupied while all the other important stuff goes down.

A Trio of Worthwhile Summer Films

Dusty Wright | Posted 09.21.2013 | Entertainment
Dusty Wright

After his questionable union with his stepdaughter, I'd abandoned Woody Allen. Not completely, but the once-brilliant auteur creeped me out, so I couldn't give his movies my full attention, respect, or merit.

Jackson Publick Performs Epic "Pacific Rim" Apocalypse Speech as The Monarch From "The Venture Bros."

Shira Lazar | Posted 09.18.2013 | Comedy
Shira Lazar

While we had Doc Hammer and Jackson Publick - creators and voice actors of Adult Swim's hit animated series, "The Venture Bros." - in the hot seat a...

Why Didn't You See Pacific Rim?

Bryan Young | Posted 09.14.2013 | Entertainment
Bryan Young

You see, Grown Ups 2 did more money at the box office than Pacific Rim for their opening weekends. In fact, Grown Ups 2 beat by at least $4 million. This is a travesty of the highest order.

Cinefantastique Spotlight Podcast: Pacific Rim

Dan Persons | Posted 09.14.2013 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Pacific Rim is Tombstone pizza when you asked for Lombardi's, McDonald's when you wanted Shake Shack: A passable example of something that was never going to be the pinnacle of sophistication to begin with, but could have been so much better.

Why 'Pacific Rim' Might Have Been Bad For Movie Fans

Christopher Rosen | Posted 09.14.2013 | Entertainment
Christopher Rosen

The issue, of course, is that Del Toro spent a reported $190 million to make "Pacific Rim," meaning the film needed to do a lot better than third place during its opening weekend.

The MovieFilm Podcast: Unpacking Pacific Rim

Zaki Hasan | Posted 09.13.2013 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

Lots to listen for in the latest MovieFilm show! After listening to the audio from my exclusive interview with directors Jim Rash & Nat Faxon about their lovely new film The Way Way Back.

'Pacific Rim' Loses To Animated Flick, Panned Sequel

AP | RYAN NAKASHIMA | Posted 09.13.2013 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Universal's minions ran away with the box office for the second week in a row. With $44.8 million in domestic ticket sales Friday...

How Pacific Rim Made Me Feel Like a Child -- But Reminded Me I Am An Adult

Troy Campbell | Posted 09.13.2013 | Entertainment
Troy Campbell

Adults seem to believe that modern movies have lost the magical feeling, when the truth is: Adults have lost the magical feeling.

'Pacific Rim' Movie Review: Guillermo del Toro Goes Big Budget

HuffPost Live | Posted 07.13.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

HuffPost Live host Jacob Soboroff discusses the highly anticipated film "Pacific Rim" with Russ Leatherman of AOL Moviefone....