Pacific Rim: There be Monsters (and Robots)

Pacific Rim, directed by Guillermo del ToroBy Michael HendrixPacific Rim opens up like a gathering storm, wasting little time in pitting the film’s ocean-born beasts against their robotic hunters. Over two hours later, you’re left with the sense of a movie richly infused with the joy of its creator. Helmed by Pan’s Labyrinth (2006) and Hellboy (2004) director Guillermo del Toro, Rim is an inspired and enthralling take on classic Japanese monster movies.A portal has opened up at the bo … [Read more...]