- Directed by: Guillermo del Toro
- Cast: Idris Elba, Charlie Hunnam, Ron Perlman
- UK release: 12 July 2013
Giant aliens called the Kaijus emerge from the seabed to invade Earth: humanity fights back using giant robots called Jaegers with two-person crews. Overblown, repetitive, humourless and cliché-ridden; del Toro's intention of making a family-friendly action film has led to his first real dud.
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Pacific Rim11 Jul 2013
Guillermo del Toro falters with this repetitive and humourless action movie
From Cronos and The Devil's Backbone through to Pan's Labyrinth and the Hellboy films, director Guillermo del Toro has had quite the run. However, with his eighth film he finally falters - his reputation taken down spectacularly as if by one of the…
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