One Frame Review: Pacific Rim (Guillermo del Toro, 2013, USA)

 (Poster by Linda Hordijk)

A Beautiful Bombastic Brawl

A reference-based review – Imagine if every Power Ranger and their Zords had been injected with high-grade steroids and placed into a dystopian near-future where Godzilla and his lizard/crocodile/hammerhead shark mates are busting through an Avengers/Doctor Who rift in space-time, forcing the construction of supersize robots piloted by teams of two humans each, defending Earth on the coasts and shorelines in action scenes that Transformers only dreams it could imitate.

Written by Peter deGraft-Johnson, Editor


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