by (@hallekiefer)

We Genuinely Don’t Understand How The Pacific Rim Trailer Looks As Good As It Does

It just doesn’t make sense. We feel like we’re watching the Jack the Giant Slayer trailer all over again! The new trailer for upcoming monster flick Pacific Rim has a multitude of elements that suggest it should be one hot sloppy Transformers 8-looking mess. The monsters are called “the Kaiju”? Uh…huh. The giant robots are called “Jaegers? Yikes. The government sends bipedal robo-soldiers to fight alien beasts when humans are probably the easiest things in the world to push over? Think about it! Why don’t they just bomb them? Despite all these issues and more, Pacific Rim somehow looks logic-defyingly excellent. We knew there had to be a good reason the movie studios don’t ask us to vet their film ideas. Now we know. Occasionally, we would be wrong.

Of course, it doesn’t hurt that the excellent Charlie Day and Christopher Meloni co-star in the film. And yes, we know director Guillermo del Toro is a boss from films like Pan’s Labyrinth and Hellboy. Hopefully del Toro has the same magic touch on his upcoming Incredible Hulk TV show. We cannot even begin to tell you how that won’t work. First of all, Bruce Banner’s hair always looks so dumb when he switches to the Hulk. Second of all…

by (@JordanRuntagh)

The Style Evolution Of Katie Holmes

Who hasn’t been madly in love with Katie Holmes at some point in their lives? Ever since lighting up the small screen as Joey on Dawson’s Creek, Katie has staked a claim on the heart of our inner teenager and never given it up. She remains the ultimate girl next door, even though she’s currently married to the creepy boy next door who won’t shut up about aliens. We’ve watched her go from cute apple-cheeked creek dweller, to willowy brunette bombshell and Hollywood A-lister. In honor of her staring role in Guillermo del Toro‘s latest horror flick Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark, let’s take a trip down to Capeside and look back on her hottest looks. Enjoy!

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