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  1. The Apocalypse Is Still Canceled, But the Sequel Is On: 'Pac...

    Zach Dionne

    It's spellbinding, hearing Guillermo del Toro talk about the stuff his imagination cooks up. He constantly has new material brewing, and it's clear in just about every frame of film that he's having a ball. I would...

    Blog | June 27, 2014
  2. Gods and Monsters: Why Godzilla Is Still King

    Claire L. Evans

    Relatively speaking, Godzilla started small. When the king of all monsters first emerged from the sea, nine years after the bombs fell on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the tallest buildings in pre-industrial Tokyo just about flanked his shoulders. In th...

    Blog | May 21, 2014
  3. ¡Ay, Chihuahuas!

    Robert Andrew Powell

    Even the president of the league can't help but laugh about it, the optics of it all. Branch Rickey chuckles when I reach him at his office outside Austin, Texas, where he runs Triple-A baseball's Pacific Coast League. That there...

    Blog | April 23, 2014
  4. Watch Local News Anchors in Los Angeles Dive Under Their Desks Du...

    Mark Lisanti

    If you're outside the greater Los Angeles area and weren't on Twitter early this morning, you may have missed the fact that L.A. experienced a 4.7 earthquake around 6:30 a.m. Pacific time. (Sample tweet: "earthquaaaaaaaaaaaake!!!!! #we...

    Blog | March 17, 2014
  5. My Grand Proclamation About the 'Death' of the Blockbuster: Steve...

    Bryan Curtis

    Now more than ever, pop culture is about the small stuff — an obscure TV show, a few notes in a pop song, a tweet. To celebrate a year of micro moments, every day a new Grantland writer will highlight one specific thing — a Big Little Thi...

    Blog | December 04, 2013
  6. Idris Elba Will Save Paris in Bastille Day

    Zach Dionne

    After recently outing himself as a shy bloke indeed, Idris Elba has lined up his perfect James Bond audition role. Lest you thought Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom indicated a permanent shift away from explosion-y fare like Pacific Rim, Prometheus, and...

    Blog | November 12, 2013
  7. The Weekend in Hockey: The Edmonton Oilers Are the Gift That Keep...

    Sean McIndoe

    A look at three of the biggest stories from the NHL weekend and how they'll play into the coming days. Why You Hefta Be Bad? God bless the Edmonton Oilers. A team that has already spent the season giving the league so much — automatic wi...

    Blog | November 11, 2013
  8. The Pac-12 preview - look out for Arizona's Aaron Gordon

    Mark Titus

    Late at night, on Pacific Standard Time, Arizona's Aaron Gordon will be dunking.

    Story | Conversation | October 29, 2013
  9. Video on Demand Report: Giant Lizards vs. Giant Robots in Pacific...

    Tara Ariano

    The Headliner Pacific Rim It's the relatively near future. The Earth is in turmoil. What's ruining everyone's good time — the catastrophic effects of climate change? Economic collapse? Oh my, no: It's all the giant lizards that keep s...

    Blog | October 18, 2013
  10. Afternoon Links: Paranormal Activitys Latino Spin-off Will Ring ...

    Zach Dionne

    Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones is Paramount's bid to expand its low-cost/high-yield franchise while appealing specifically to the Latino market, and maybe, from the looks of this first trailer, refreshing some of the series' original verve in t...

    Blog | October 17, 2013
  11. Brodyssey's End: USC Fired Lane Kiffin and It's Not Even October ...

    Holly Anderson

    Time to refresh your casual knowledge of The Iliad and research Jon Gruden's rental properties in metro Los Angeles: Lane Kiffin is making another after-dark career change. At 4:28 a.m. Pacific time on Sunday, USC announced the firing of its fourth-y...

    Blog | September 30, 2013
  12. Good News: Gravity Will Be Just As Life-Changingly Perfect As You...

    Emily Yoshida

    It's been a tough year for sci-fi movie fans. Oblivion was little more than a really (really) gorgeous photo shoot from Dwell 2077, Elysium was fatally irradiated by its own social commentary, and Pacific Rim was fun, but your 7-year-old cousin proba...

    Blog | August 28, 2013
  13. Japan's Next Big Thing

    Jonah Keri

    As major league teams rush to re-sign star players before they can hit the open market, the supply of quality free agents continues to dwindle. The biggest pitching names that immediately come to mind in the coming free-agent crop are Matt Garza, Erv...

    Blog | August 28, 2013
  14. Do You Like Prince Movies? Podcast: Pacific Rim, Andy Kaufman, an...

    Wesley Morris and Alex Pappademas

    It's a Category Five kaiju of a podcast as Alex and Wesley discuss Pacific Rim and blockbuster fatigue. Plus, an appreciation of the late character actor Dennis Farina. Listen to the podcast here: ESPN.com Podcenter. Subscribe to the Grantlan...

    Blog | July 24, 2013
  15. Hollywood Prospectus Podcast: Summer Songs, Pacific Rim, and Oran...

    Chris Ryan and Andy Greenwald

    On this week's pod, Andy and I finally get around to the serious business of breaking down 2013's summer jams. It's been a long time coming … so long that summer is almost over. But when you hear our debate you'll understand why we've been drag...

    Blog | July 16, 2013
  16. What If the Jaegers in Pacific Rim Were Run by Professional Athle...

    Jay Caspian Kang

    Welcome to the Grantlandiest Grantland piece ever, in which we examine the "intersection between sports and culture" in completely self-serious, stentorian ways. We will be scoring each "Grantlandiest Grantland piece ever" for Grantland moments as we...

    Blog | July 15, 2013