Pacific Rim | PG-13

PG-13 Directed by Gulliermo del Toro

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by Your Alaska Link News Team

As a war between humankind and monstrous sea creatures wages on, a former pilot and a trainee are paired up to drive a seemingly obsolete special weapon in a desperate effort to save the world from the apocalypse.

Starring: Charlie Hunman, Idris Elba, Rinko Kikuchi

 

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Reviews

The Telegraph | Robbie Collins
Rating: 100

Pacific Rim begins by defining two new words. The first is "Kaiju", which means giant beast in Japanese, and the second is "Jaeger", which is German for hunter. Over the next two hours and 11 minutes, the film goes on to offer a bold, exhaustive and utterly convincing definition of a third word: fun. (Read More)

 

New York Post | Lou Leminick
Rating: 100

The extinction of mankind has loomed again and again over Hollywood blockbusters the past couple of years, though never anywhere near as entertainingly as in “Pacific Rim.’’ (Read More)

 

Time Out New York | Keith Uhlich
Rating: 80

Every monster-movie archetype is here, from nerdy scientists (Charlie Day and Burn Gorman) to hard-stare leaders (Idris Elba) with a penchant for 11th-hour inspirational speeches. (Watching the former Stringer Bell bellow about “canceling the apocalypse!” is one of those great, giddy pleasures you didn’t know you needed.) (Read More)

 

Fim.com | Jordan Hoffman
Rating: 80

It is one of the better dumba** sci-fi action movies to come down the pike in quite some time. (Read More)

 

 

 

For Parents

 

Kids-In-MindSex and Nudity: 2/10
Violence and Gore: 7/10
Profanity: 4/10
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Editor's Note:
More Reviews for parents as they post.

 

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