Movie Review > Pacific Rim

Note: This review contains spoilers. I’m a fan of director Guillermo del Toro. I didn’t really follow his movies attentively until after I saw Hellboy, which was my first exposure to the character and launched several years of intense Hellboy obsession. But before Hellboy, I’d seen two other del Toro films in the theater – Mimic and Blade II. Mimic […]

Review > Jaeger Crimson Typhoon (Pacific Rim, NECA)

Pacific Rim Series 1 Reviews Gipsy Danger – Knifehead – Crimson Typhoon In my Gipsy Danger review, I mentioned I thought Gipsy was meant to be an “everyman” Jaeger that the audience could identify with – hence her humanoid, all-American, football player looks. Pacific Rim director Guillermo Del Toro and his team were far more creative […]

Review > Kaiju Knifehead (Pacific Rim, NECA)

Pacific Rim Series 1 Reviews Gipsy Danger – Knifehead – Crimson Typhoon Blessed are the monster makers. It can’t be easy to create a new monster in this day and age. Science fiction and fantasy stories, novels, movies, television shows, comics, and videogames have given us thousands of new monsters over the last century. Where […]

Review > Jaeger Gipsy Danger (Pacific Rim, NECA)

Pacific Rim Series 1 Reviews Gipsy Danger – Knifehead – Crimson Typhoon I have high hopes for Pacific Rim. Something about the project feels like we could be witnessing the creation of a new geek franchise, like all those birthed in the 1980s: Alien, Terminator, Robocop, Predator, Ghostbusters, and so on. Even if it isn’t a huge box office hit […]