How Pacific Rim Paid A Surprising Homage To John Wayne

I don’t think I have to tell you how awesome “Pacific Rim” is.

It’s a movie featuring giant robots punching the crap out of giant monsters — that’s an instant recipe for greatness.

But what’s even more awesome is the thought that was put into shaping the world of the film.

From the alternate universe the Kaiju hail from to the “Drift” — the mental bond that all Jaeger pilots share — director Guillermo del Toro managed to craft a universe that feels as rich and lived-in as sci-fi staples like “Star Wars” and “Battlestar Galactica.”That line of thought even extended to the massive metal…The post How Pacific Rim Paid a Surprising Homage to John Wayne appeared first on /Film.

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