2 New Images from PACIFIC RIM; Director Guillermo Del Toro Says One Fight Is “Wagnerian” and Quotes Goya’s “The Colossus”

Two more images have been released from Guillermo Del Toro‘s Pacific Rim, and this time the monsters are getting their due. The story is kicked off by the emergence of monsters (known as Kaiju) who start a war that devastates humanity. To fight back, humans build giant robots (known as Jaegers) that are controlled by two pilots. Most of the marketing so far has focused on the robots, so I’m glad a little love is being thrown towards the monsters (even though they’re the bad guys). They look cool, and Del Toro has explained how he has used each one to provide a different kind of aesthetic for each fight. READ MORE...

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