Point is, nothing is really explained because at this point we just see something and we chalk it up to the "superhero" factor that you see in stuff like Xmen and shit.
Oh so and so can destroy matter? Oh ok, w/e. So and so can make a giant monster? Ok ok, w/e.
Just saying, anything in naruto is free-game atm. It is one of those series where 90% of the techniques have no real mechanics or system behind it besides "oh it uses energy, derp".