WARNER BROS. PICTURES AND LEGENDARY PICTURES PACIFIC RIM
Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures Pacific Rim is the epic story of giant man-made robots fighting to save our planet from enormous dinosaur, alien monsters! It stars Charlie Hunnam (Queer as Folk), Oscar Nominated Rinko Kikutchi (Babel), and Idris Elba (Promethius). It was It was directed by the acclaimed Guillermo Del Toro (Pan's Labyrinth).
This movie doesn't have a single moment that's not cheesy. Every moment... Every line... Just about everything... I'll go on--- The acting isn't great. The special effects are good and bad. There were moments I found myself wishing some of the battle scenes would have taken place on land, so I didn't feel the need to wipe the water off my 3D glasses when I was trying to get a better view of the monsters. Also, there were quite a few scenes where I felt like I was watching a video game and at other times I was in awe of the visual effects.
All that aside, who can't have fun watching enormous robots take on mega-mammoth sized aliens? Right??? It's like watching Real Steel on steroids battling giant Godzillas. How can you not enjoy that?
You just have to think to yourself, how good can this movie be?
This movie is exactly what you expect it to be. If you think it looks good, you'll like it. If you think it's going to suck? It will. If you have the slightest interest in seeing this movie, you'll probably enjoy it. Even though in my hard of hearts I cannot give Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures Pacific Rim high marks, I had fun watching it.
My favorite thing about this movie was Charlie Day (Horrible Bosses). He and Burn Gorman (The Dark Knight Rises) play eccentric scientists who study the remains of the dead alien monsters. I liked how their scenes were somewhat silly and not as serious as the other characters. They created some much needed humor throughout the movie.
If you want to sit down and shut your brain off for a couple of hours and have fun, check this one out. The violence is toned down quite a bit, but there are quite a few words that I wouldn't want to hear children repeating, so heed the PG-13 rating.