Pacific Rim has ratings and 43 reviews. Jonathan said: If, like me, you watch plenty of movies as well as reading many books, one of two things migh. 18 Jun Pacific Rim: Man, Machines, and Monsters is the art-and-making-of book for the film. It’s a great book. Big, hardcover, pages. There are. 24 Jul Post with 61 votes and views. Shared by solidvanz. Pacific Rim: Man, Machines, and Monsters.

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If you’re a fan of “Pacific Rim,” or simply enjoy learning how a film is made — especially a film made with loving attention to detail and story — then this book is a must-own. There is so moneters information squeezed into the movie, I don’t know if I would have enjoyed it WITH OUT the book explaining all the things I wanted to know about this world, about this adventure.

I received this book several months ago, but didn’t open it because ;acific was in shrink wrap and it looked lovely.

I’m not kidding, IMDB said so, they’re supposed to have a sequel too. Guillermo Del Toro was the mind behind Pacific Rim. It caught my attention in a way few movies ever have, pcific sported amazing special effects, thrilling action sequences, jaw-dropping visuals, and a surprising amount of heart and decent characterization.

And the extras help sweeten the deal. It gives you a good peak behind the curtain but also contains some of the usual moviemaking understanding that you’d expect to easily see on a blu-ray special feature.


It’s full of tons of great concept art, and packed with lots of little details. Aug 12, Jen rated it it was amazing Shelves: Qui, avendo usato molti effetti speciali non digitalile foto sono molto vicine al risultato finale: It goes monsetrs a deeper look at the backstories of the main characters and the mechs or jaegers first of all before moving into a brief overview of the technical aspects involved with creating the scenes featuring these jaegers.

The concept art consist of the characters, Jaeger robots, Kaiju monsters and film scenes. Read more Read less. This book sold out for months after it was released. Blueprints of the armored Jaegers.

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About the Author David S. The Making of Star Wars J. Honestly, I got the book for one specific kaiju otachi and this book delivers so much more. He is the longtime writer of Script Magazine’s popular “From Script to Screen” series, and his pacitic book, Screen Plays, is a collection of those articles about the vicissitudes of Hollywood script development. Great concept art with well-researched and insightful narrative. The plot was a little thin, but I believe most movie-goers were too caught up in the mqchines and visuals to care much on that front.

Read about the “journey of design” each “thing of Art” took. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. I did see Shin Godzilla during its one week release in October.

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I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? It’s strange because your review isn’t after the Tomb Raider artbook’s review when I visit your blog. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Guillermo always has the best “Art of” books. I can access this page only when I use the link on the mail I receive from your answer to my post.

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The thing itself is a work of art, with the high quality images, insert pages from Del Toro’s notes, and the two full sized photos at the back. This book is a celebration in book form. Cohen David S Cohen has covered showbusiness for 15 years, including more than 10 writing about vfx for Variety.


Well, a long time. Read more about this book. They look believable and their design echoes human anatomy, but only to a point. I thought the Robots in Pacific Rim were well designed. Then secondly you might discover an appreciation for books that connect to films, or films that connect to books.