So I went to see "Pacific Rim" (2013)....

...and on my way there, a horrid thing happened to me. Namely:

And this crowning hunk of fail right here:

And then I finally got to Pacific Rim, which was meh, and thus devastating considering it stars Idris Elba and is helmed by Guillermo del Toro.

But at times, “Pacific Rim” feels like a movie divided against itself. On the one hand, it’s a major studio blockbuster hopeful, so the lead Jaeger pilot is Raleigh Beckett, an all-American type with a tragic past played by British actor and “Sons of Anarchy” star Charlie Hunnam. The problem is, Hunnam is essentially charisma-free in the role. It’s not that he’s bad. It’s just that with such visionary work being done elsewhere in the picture he’s the very definition of bland.  (Source)
I'm not overly familiar with the Kaiju/mecha genre, but I'd like to be. Especially when you've got someone like Idris Elba running the show.

*sighs blissfully* Lawd have mercy.


  1. (Laughs evilly) I'm glad I'm not the only one...please tell me more.

  2. They didn't include trailers for these two movies as well (O.o)? Thoughts:

    1. I knew I was forgetting something!!! *shudders at The Butler* for that other shit.....the FUCK was Chiwetel Ejiofor thinking????

  3. I saw it in 3D. I got sea sick. It is definitely a boy movie. But at least I got to spend quality time with my baby Idris... Oh and my man too.


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