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Rating: 2/4

In this sudden urge for post-apocalyptic movies, comes yet another entry that will blow your mind away, literally.  Acclaimed director/screenwriter/producer Guillermo del Toro has put his hands to work once again, this time as director and co-writer of what was sold as the biggest summer blockbuster movie that would come out: Pacific Rim.  And what better way to sell such a movie than by having such a visionary director as del Toro taking part in it.  This is the guy that wrote and directed the Hellboy series and the classic that is Pan’s Labyrinth.  And let’s not forget, he is one of the writers in The Hobbit trilogy.  So, given these facts, what can be expected from Del Toro’s  Pacific Rim?  As much as you can get from a movie about robots fighting aliens.  In other words, you will get the most beautifully pacificrim_poster_otachi_kaiju_largeenvisioned movie of the year since Oblivion, but almost no story to help it go any further than just style.  What Guillermo del Toro has done here is create Oscar-worthy scenery and cinematography, but has left aside all the elements that make up for a good plot, which is probably what Guillermo del Toro is best known for, his storytelling and originality. (more…)

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