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Movie Review: ‘Pacific Rim’

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Pacific_Rim_FilmPoster.jpegGuillermo del Toro is back in the director’s chair for the highly anticipated PACIFIC RIM, his love letter to Japanese Monster Cinema. This visually stunning director made a name for himself with the surreal, and intricate creature design. It seems natural that he would co-write a film dealing with giant alien monsters, battling man made giant robots. The interesting aspect here is, PACIFIC RIM is an original film, it is not an adaptation, it is not a remake, reboot, sequel, or prequel to anything. Big blockbusters being wholly original are few and far between, with del Toro at the helm you can rest assured this delivers the goods. This could very well be one of the best films of the Blockbuster season, it is fun, filled with great characters, visually fantastic and the creature designs all round are top notch.

The story at hand is set in the not too…

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