I don't know how to embed YouTube videos themselves into DeviantART journals, so just check out the collected videos at io9's Morning Spoilers (scroll down in the link below):
And yes...in a few hours, the official teaser trailer will premier across the internet, which has even gotten the usually flippant newspaper USA Today a buzzing:
(Matt Frank) has brought to our attention, that the viral web-site for next year's "Godzilla" reboot has just gone online. So far, there's barley anything to the site, and it seems to only work for certain computer set-ups.
In addition to that, is ramblings that the official teaser trailer for 2014's "Godzilla" will premier this Tuesday (tomorrow). And supposedly in time to be added with "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" come Friday.
If the former occurs, we'll update it here. And more on the Godzilla tidbits in Matt's original posting below:
Godzilla super HD trailer upWanna see the trailer in super-SUPER high-resolution glory? Go here to check it out!
The first official trailer is up, and it is pretty damn gripping.
This info's been making the rounds already, but what the hell - I'll share the love
A viral site has launched - M.U.T.O. Research - www.mutoresearch.net
Try typing different stuff in. For example..."Godzilla," "Monster," "Oxygen Destroyer," "Serizawa"...and definitely try "Jet Jaguar"
Also, the first true teaser trailer drops Tuesday am - I'll update this journal with links!
Speaking of "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug"; io9 has posted a very interesting article on why 'The Terrible Taker of Lonely Mountain' still matters, in this day an age, where dragons have been done to death, and yet still remain one of fiction's most underused monsters.
Its a good read, which can be found here:
And yes, although he isn't a traditional Japanese Kaiju, all Smaug fan art is still appropriate for our group. So submit away in either our all-purpose Featured gallery, or the Kaiju from Comics and Literature one. Or to the Impossible Crossovers, if someone decides to do Godzilla vs Smaug, or Smaug Meets Pacific Rim.
Meanwhile, back in Japan...
For nearly two years now, Toho has been trying to produce a live action film version of the popular manga and anime series "Attack On Titan", which of course deals with humans fighting off giant carnivorous humanoids in a Post-Apocalyptic future.
Now it looks as if the project is alive again, and under the much needed directorial guidance of Shinji Higuchi; the special effects maestro behind the Heisei Gamera trilogy, as well as the recent short "Giant God Warrior Appears in Tokyo".
More information in the following link:
And last but not least, is an independent family-fantasy film from Hawaii titled "Peter and the Colossus", which is about a lonely child who befriends a giant walking tree-being.
Read more about it here: