Some of the Flickering Myth writing staff sit down to review Pacific Rim…
Recorded outside the Odeon West End in Leicester Square moments after leaving the cinema screening of Pacific Rim, co-editors Luke Owen and Oli Davis sit down with staff writer David Bishop to talk about the latest offering from Guillermo del Toro.
In this episode, the trio discuss their immediate thoughts on the movie, its themes, the performances and most importantly – the action. There is also some discussion on whether the film will perform well at the box office, especially following all the negative press “industry experts” have been giving it and the movie’s 3D.
You can read Luke Owen’s ★★★★ review here.
When legions of monstrous creatures, known as Kaiju, started rising from the sea, a war began that would take millions of lives and consume humanity’s resources for years on end. To combat the giant Kaiju, a special type of weapon was devised: massive robots, called Jaegers, which are controlled simultaneously by two pilots whose minds are locked in a neural bridge. But even the Jaegers are proving nearly defenseless in the face of the relentless Kaiju. On the verge of defeat, the forces defending mankind have no choice but to turn to two unlikely heroes—a washed up former pilot (Charlie Hunnam) and an untested trainee (Rinko Kikuchi)—who are teamed to drive a legendary but seemingly obsolete Jaeger from the past. Together, they stand as mankind’s last hope against the mounting apocalypse.
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NEXT WEEK – The Flickering Myth writing team celebrate the release of Monsters University by discussing the back catalogue of Pixar…