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Another insightful video from the official Industrial Light & Magic Youtube video brings us yet more behind the scenes on Pacific Rim

“Pacific Rim” is Guillermo del Toro’s modern retake on the giant city destroying Kaiju films that started with Godzilla in 1954. The survival of mankind is threatened by giant alien creatures and to respond to this outsized threat, the nations of the Earth come together to build an outsized response – similarly sized giant combat robots.

Here the ILM visual effects team discusses the challenge behind one of the films signature action sequences, the Hong Kong battle.