Sure, I love giant robots fighting giant monsters as much as the next guy.
And it seems that “Pacific Rim”, a new movie that essentially contains zero plot points other than “giant robots fighting giant monsters are cool and expensive,” has that in spades. You have to wonder, though, how the pitch went. Perhaps it went something like this: “I got this great idea for a new movie. Let’s say giant monsters were coming up from the ocean, because, heck, we could tell people that Tom Cruise came from the ocean they’d have no way to dispute that because 90% of Americans have no idea what’s actually in an ocean other thanNemo from “Finding Nemo”. Then let’s say that these monsters wreck a bunch of cities, because if I were a giant monster coming out of the ocean, the first thing I’d want to do is gorandomly break stuff. And then let’s say humans make giant robots that they control with their minds (because using a steering wheel and pedals are tot