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Pacific Rim
When monsters and robots engage in epic battle, puny humans huddle in movie theatres to pay respect.
"...you’re “drift compatible” (to use the film’s terminology) with Pacific Rim – this summer’s giant monsters vs. robots spectacular..."

July 12, 2013 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Pacific Rim Uprising
Robots vs. monsters sequel is pure scrap.
"...from steamy, lava-encrusted openings deep down in the ultra-wet Pacific ocean? Live! New! Girl! Cadets! John Boyega, maybe? Well..."

March 23, 2018 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Automat
Pacific Rim & Caribbean
"...Pacifica..."

July 9, 1999 Food Feature

Five Kaiju You'll Never See Coming
Before you see 'Pacific Rim,' expand your monster knowledge
"...snot out of giant monsters. This weekend, Westernized kaiju Pacific Rim opens, and you can immerse yourself in the..."

July 11, 2013 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Transformers: The Last Knight
Stick meet dead horse
"...iconic transforming robot Ultraman and take two viewings of Pacific Rim before bedtime to wash the awful stank of..."

June 23, 2017 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Japaniversary
A decade at SXSW and Japan's musical jack-in-the-box has lost none of its delight. China, Singapore, India, and Iran take their cue, in baby steps.
"...to Can, late Chicago guitarist Terry Kath, and King Crimson with their fevered attempt to revitalize progressive rock. Jazz..."

Feb. 23, 2007 Music Feature by Greg Beets

East Meets Westlake
Pacific Moon Fails to Shine
"...Pacific Moon photograph by John Anderson..."

Dec. 12, 1997 Food Feature by Patrick Earvolino

Review: Petite Portions and Not-So-Petite Prices at She’s Not Here
South Pacific-themed tiki bar-cum-restaurant evokes a sense of sleek playfulness
"...She's Not Here, the South Pacific-themed tiki bar-cum-restaurant on Second Street that opened in summer..."

Oct. 11, 2019 Food Feature by Melanie Haupt

Thai-Kun Announces Pop-Up Series
Daily Austin food news
"...are secretly guarded in a volcano somewhere in the Pacific ocean, but above is a photo of fermented issan..."

Jan. 6, 2016 Food Post by Brandon Watson

Beyond the Norm
The Impressive Euro-Asian Fare at Bistro 88
"...back to high school, Bistro 88 replaced the short-lived Pacific Moon in Rollingwood. The space is open and airy,..."

Feb. 18, 2000 Food Feature by Rebecca Chastenet dé Gery

Luke Wilson, Tommy Lee Jones to Recieve Texas Film Awards
Hollywood heavyweights, indie icons, and an honorary Texan lauded
"...creator of such pioneering works as Pan's Labyrinth and Pacific Rim, Herrick noted that he became "an essential player..."

Jan. 7, 2015 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Film Flam: El Rey Shines on Austin
Robert Rodriguez's TV channel to become permanent production fixture
"...on a sequel to his kaiju versus robots blockbuster Pacific Rim: While the original wasn't a monster success in..."

June 10, 2014 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Even If You Think You Wouldn't Like A Comic Book Called 'Monsters!'
OMG, lemme tell you about this hilarious thing from Gustavo Duarte …
"...before or after seeing Guillermo Del Toro's kaiju masterpiece Pacific Rim, and you want to be careful about scaring..."

Feb. 5, 2014 Books Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Steve Davis' Top 10 List
"...Side Effects, Pacific Rim, Stoker..."

Jan. 3, 2014 Screens Feature by Steve Davis

Marc Savlov's Top 10 List
"...Pacific Rim, Inside Llewyn Davis, Room 237..."

Jan. 3, 2014 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

From Gorilla Whales to Men of Metal
Alamo celebrates 'Pacific Rim' with Beasts vs Bots kaiju month
"...finally welding together his long-awaited 'monsters versus robots' project Pacific Rim, we were bouncing on the couches making roaring..."

July 7, 2013 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Food-o-file
Sweetish Hill is ready to celebrate; plus, Vespaio, P. Terry's Burger Stand, and many options on the Event Menu
"...new book, Roy's Fish and Seafood: Recipes From the Pacific Rim (Ten Speed Press, $35) at Roy's (340 E...."

July 29, 2005 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

From Tokyo to Austin
The Japanese argument for the TPP and bullet trains
"...– the name given to the economic policies of Prime Minister Shinzō Abe, whose "three arrows" of fiscal stimulus,..."

Aug. 15, 2015 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Austin And the Wider World
State department visit puts global spotlight on tech center
"...between 'the Texas economic miracle' and one of its prime drivers of economic growth. The Austin tech hub is..."

May 19, 2013 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Trouble in Paradise
Rebecca Chastenet de Gery explains why her visits to Pacifica Fine Dining have varied in quality.
"...Pacifica Fine Dining3801 N. Capital of Texas Hwy., Suite A-180,..."

Nov. 12, 1999 Food Feature by Rebecca Chastenet dé Gery

Food-o-File
Shaken, Not Stirred
"...In recognition of Asian/Pacific Cultural Heritage Month in Austin, Central Market (4001 N...."

May 7, 1999 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Short and Sweet With Other Worlds Austin
Three micro-stories at the SF film fest
"...on story. This weekend's Other Worlds Austin festival is brimming with short films that build a whole world in..."

Dec. 3, 2016 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Austin Filmmaker Greg Kwedar On His Acclaimed Thriller Transpecos
Blood on the border
"...agents working a Texas checkpoint. Hobbs (Clifton Collins Jr., Pacific Rim) is the jaundiced old hand who has seen..."

Sept. 9, 2016 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Film Flam
Austinites get Emmy nominations and David Gordon Green's new project
"...Also of note is John Ridley's American Crime, a limited series shot in Austin last year, which..."

July 20, 2015 Screens Post by Josh Kupecki

Gazing at the Texas Film Awards Through a Crystal Ball
The Texas Film Awards celebrate the state's best filmmaking
"...internationally acclaimed filmmaker, making films as technically elaborate as Pacific Rim and as intimate as The Devil's Backbone and..."

March 6, 2015 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

One of the Good Guys
Is Chris Ohlson the nicest film producer in town, or just the hardest working?
"...work in Babel and has since gone on to Pacific Rim and 47 Ronin. Certainly though, Kumiko's impending March..."

Jan. 9, 2015 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Food-o-File: Friday Lagniappe
A little extra Austin food news
"...with East and West Coast oysters, stone crab claws, shrimp and lobster cocktails, ceviche, tartare, and crudo. Selections from..."

Oct. 24, 2014 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

One in a Crowd: Found Footage 3D
Horror-comedy offering Texas Chain Saw rarity among incentives
"...a division of Ubisoft that worked on Avatar, 300, Pacific Rim, the locally lensed Predators, and The Hunger Games...."

Oct. 17, 2014 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Unleashing the Fundraising Power of 'Inframan'
Drafthouse screening Hong Kong sci-fi classic for Stephen Romano
"...saw it when he was five. "We didn't have Pacific Rim back then."..."

June 25, 2014 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

DVDanger: 'Haunter' / 'Hellbenders'
A supernatural weekend in home releases
"...of focus – are constant blackened pools within tiny rims of blue, as she carries the whole family's pain..."

Feb. 22, 2014 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

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