Film Review: ‘Pacific Rim’

RRRRRRAAAAAAAAAAAARRRGH!

“Del Toro’s trademark humor does emerge in an overlong subplot involving Dr. Newton Geiszler (an overamped Charlie Day), a hysteric-prone scientist attempting to figure out the monsters’ master plan, and Hannibal Chau (an obligatory appearance by del Toro fixture Ron Perlman), a pimped-out black-market dealer in Kaiju body parts.” A mixed review by Justin Chang from Variety.com, but with cool details thrown in (such as the above). The film’s newest trailer is also tossed in!

‘Pacific Rim’ trailer: GIANT FREAKING ROBOTS FIGHTING HUGE FREAKING MONSTERS

We’re all for ‘Big Things Fighting’, but not if it ends up looking like Transformers. Guillermo Del Toro has promised it won’t, though, and we dig what we’ve seen of the monsters. Too much CGI? We’ll have to wait and see…