Guillermo del Toro Announces New Pacific Rim Sequel And Animated Series

 

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Via the Legendary Entertainment Facebook page, a video popped up with director Guillermo del Toro announcing a new Pacific Rim sequel by April 7, 2017 as well as an animated series. After the jump, check out his announcement video.

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Year In Review: Top 15 Viral Campaigns Of 2013

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Here at MovieViral.com, we cover any thing from viral campaigns to the social media aspects of a movie or television show. Here in the U.S. and overseas, viral marketing has given fans the opportunity to be a part of the movie going experience in more ways than just purchasing a ticket. You can vote for outcomes, read interviews from the characters in the film, take part in scavenger hunts, decode a mystery message, and more. If it has anything to do with a viral campaign, we are going to be there to cover it.

Now with the year coming to an end, we are looking back at some of the most memorable viral campaigns of the year. For some of these movies haven’t even come out yet, but they have already left their mark with strong and extensive viral marketing. So hit the jump to see what our favorites of the year are. [Read more...]

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Top 10 Most Disappointing Movies Of 2013 (Michael’s List)

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I abhor “worst of list.” It seems a bit arbitrary to make a list about the worst films of the year because of how easy it is to list. Lone Ranger, Movie 43, inAPPproriate Comedy, R.I.P.D., After Earth and The Big Wedding all easily qualify for the worst movies of the year. We all know they are the worst movies, so why even bother giving us the reasons.

A “most disappointing” list seems more appropriate. These 10 films had the potential to be a great and memorable film given the film’s star power, budget, marketing, anticipation, and other factors, but ultimately, they failed to deliver the goods. gooSo here are my top ten most disappointing films of 2013. [Read more...]

Viral Video Round-Up: “Thor 3″, “Pacific Rim”, “Les Miserablés”, Sacha Baron Cohen, And More!

Zach_Banner-page-001The Internet is full of videos related to movies and television, whether they be fan made, studio made, or somewhere in between. We regularly bring you the best, most interesting, or just plain weirdest. In this week’s edition: Sacha Baron Cohen accepts an award with lethal results; We know what Thor 3 will be about and the fanboys aren’t going to be happy; Sesame Street spoofs Les Miserablés. All of that and more after the jump! [Read more...]

Viral Video Round-Up: Dean Norris Writes His Own “Breaking Bad” Ending, Jay Pharaoh is “A Dog,” Hilarious Dinosaur Prank, And More!

Zach_Banner-page-001The Internet is full of videos related to movies and television, whether they be fan made, studio made, or somewhere in between. We regularly bring you the best, most interesting, or just plain weirdest. In this week’s edition: Dean Norris writes his own ending to Breaking Bad; Jay Pharaoh of SNL fame, spoofs Kanye West’s “I Am A God”; The Warp Zone parodies the DuckTales theme song; we learn how Pacific Rim should have ended; a Japanese TV show scares the crap out of a guy with a terrifying dinosaur! [Read more...]

Propaganda Posters Emerge On “Transformers 4″ Set

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Like its predecessor, Transformers 4 is once again tearing up the streets of the Windy City. Director Michael Bay and a new cast lead by Mark Wahlberg are currently shooting the next installment of the franchise in downtown Chicago, where there are plenty of folks with camera phones and good enough access to provide a direct account of the happenings. While little is known regarding the plot of the film, we have seen some images emerge from the set in recent weeks that tease new characters and vehicles. In addition, we now have some interesting inclusions to the set design that may offer a hint to not only the film’s story, but also the eventual marketing campaign. Hit the jump for more.

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The Buzz: Star Wars, Batman, Superman, Avatar, and More!

The Buzz is a feature in which we round up the most-buzzed-about movie/TV stories of the week. Why go through pages of blogs just to find out what everyone is talking about? We’ve got it all right here.
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“Pacific Rim” Review: An Awe-Inspiring Achievement

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I’m a huge fan of Pacific Rim‘s director Guillermo del Toro. I’ve loved every film he’s ever made, because he’s a passionate storyteller of the fantastical and every frame of his movies drip with enthusiasm for the subject matter. He’s extremely adept at integrating unreal fantasy elements (via practical effects or digital effects) into his films in a way that makes them believable and tactile to the audience. Pacific Rim is no exception. In fact, Pacific Rim should be the calling card for how to utilize special effects in order to make an amazing, original and exceptionally entertaining summer blockbuster. Check out my review of this new “popcorn movie” masterpiece after the break.

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Kaiju From “Pacific Rim” Leaves Footprints on Qualcomm Stadium

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Pacific Rim opens this weekend, so you would expect the film to not have a presence at next week’s San Diego Comic-Con. However, Warner Bros. and Qualcomm have at least one trick up their sleeves. Check out how Pacific Rim plans to impact Comic-Con after the break.
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Kaiju Body Parts Sent to Film Blogs for “Pacific Rim”

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Kaiju organs are big business in the world of Pacific Rim and in a pretty cool viral campaign just before this film opens nationwide this Friday, black market business man Hannibal Chau has sent out some rather interesting items to an assortment of internet establishments to help promote his entrepreneurial endeavors.

Discover the mysterious contents of these briefcases and watch an infomercial with Chau himself explaining the benefits and breakthroughs in medicine with the use of Kaiju organs after the break. [Read more...]