February 25, 2018

Poster: Pacific Rim’s Coyote Tango

Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures have debuted what looks like the first in a series of 'character one-sheets' featuring the giant robots (Jaegers) from Guillermo del Toro's much-anticipated disaster epic "Pacific Rim". This character is the Japanese Jaeger Coyote Tango. Dark Horizons - News … [Read more...]

Pacific Carbon Trust under government review

After years of complaints, the B.C. government has agreed to review pricing used to levy fees against the public sector for carbon off-sets. Environment Minister Terry Lake now admits changes may be needed to ensure the public sector is getting bang for its buck. "We've shown leadership by having a carbon neutral public sector, but we want to make … [Read more...]

Brazen robbery at Pacific Centre Mall

Vancouver police are investigating after two men robbed a jewelry store in Pacific Centre Mall Sunday evening, while the mall was still open. Sergeant Randy Fincham says two men went into La Swiss Watch City Jewelry Store around 5:15 and started to smash display cabinets. He says they filled bags with jewelry while one of them pointed a gun at … [Read more...]

del Toro On GlaDOS Use In “Pacific Rim”

Fans of the acclaimed "Portal" video game series likely recognized the voice of psychotic operating system GlaDOS in last month's trailer for Guillermo del Toro's "Pacific Rim." Out doing promotion for "Mama", del Toro revealed that he got Valve's permission to use voice actress Ellen McLain for the trailer for his monsters vs. giant robots … [Read more...]

Epic Scale “Pacific Rim” Trailer Arrives

Guillermo del Toro has unveiled the first trailer for his giant robots vs. giant monsters epic "Pacific Rim". The scale is enormous, the visuals pretty spectacular, and an impressive cast of actors can be seen including Charlie Hunnam, Idris Elba and Rinko Kikuchi. Much like "Prometheus" seemed like a spin on Lovecraft's "At the Mountains of … [Read more...]

New-look Nordstrom Pacific Center

We're now getting a better idea of what one of Vancouver's less attractive landmarks is going to look like following a dramatic facelift. When Sears is replaced by Nordstrom in the spring of 2015 it will be a very different building. The building's shell will remain the same, but that's about it. The modern design will feature a lot of glass, with … [Read more...]

Jack Ryan, Pacific Rim, Liz & Dick Pics

A couple of interesting images today. First up Paramount have released the first official still from their "Jack Ryan" franchise reboot - and it looks very much like Chris Pine on a Ducati. Next comes new shots including this one of Idris Elba and Charlie Hunnam in Guillermo del Toro's giant robots vs. monsters movie "Pacific Rim". Then … [Read more...]

Rally planned in Smithers against Pacific Trail pipeline

First Nations and environmental activists from across the country are meeting Monday near Smithers to protest a new pipeline project. The Pacific Trail Pipeline will carry natural gas from Willow Lake to Kitimat in a project many consider a stepping stone to Enbridge’s proposed Northern Gateway pipeline. Organizer Matt Loewen says the group … [Read more...]

del Toro Talks “Pacific Rim” Action

Filming is well underway on Guillermo del Toro's robots vs. monsters epic "Pacific Rim" and he's talked with Total Film about the action sequences and how he intends to differentiate them from each other. "We had a Tokyo scene that we shot here in Toronto. We had several Hong Kong scenes and a few scenes in Australia, through the television. We … [Read more...]

Paul Gauguin Cruises’s Deals on South Pacific Sailings and More

Need an excuse to cruise the South Pacific? Look no further. Paul Gauguin Cruises is offering amazing deals (one is just through Saturday, May 19!) on 7- to 14-night sailings in the region. Fodor's Travel News … [Read more...]