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Pacific Rim

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Pacific Rim

Postby Pinklepurr » 13th Jul, '13, 13:37

OK, so you have to take your brain out, not worry about the story line (or the two horrendous Aussie accents) but watch it for the sheer joy of mecha vs kaiju (that's giant robot types vs giant monsters to the uninitiated) action.

I think the critic guy from the Sydney Morning Herald wrote something like 120 minutes of action/fight sequences and 10 minutes of story...and he isn't too far wrong, but who cares...it was a really fun ride...go see it on a big screen.

Still can't get the grin off my face. :D :D :D :D
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Re: Pacific Rim

Postby Tas » 13th Jul, '13, 15:45

There some movies that are just supposed to be like this, and I still enjoy em. Had piqued my interest previously then forgot, thanks for reminder PP
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Re: Pacific Rim

Postby Sardonicus » 13th Jul, '13, 23:15

It's one of those movies that I'm glad someone went before me. Watched the trailer yesterday to see if I would go see it, was on the fence.
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Re: Pacific Rim

Postby nev » 15th Jul, '13, 12:50

Isn't that guy from Sons of Anarchy in it?
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Re: Pacific Rim

Postby Pinklepurr » 15th Jul, '13, 13:00

Yeah he is one of the woeful Aussie accents...
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Re: Pacific Rim

Postby Joseph27 » 15th Jul, '13, 21:32

Had choice yesterday at Katong between this and Man of Tai Chi... Chose Man of Tai Chi and wasn't disappointed... will watch this one tomorrow
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Re: Pacific Rim

Postby Fat Bob » 21st Oct, '13, 14:31

Bag of shite.

Poor acting.
Horrendous accents (not just Aussie ones)
Why on earth did the two science types get portrayed like that?
Poor crap storyline.
Fight scenes were average at best.

Transformers did a better job, so did Battleship, this was just pants.

Luckily I only wasted two hours on this.
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Re: Pacific Rim

Postby nev » 21st Oct, '13, 15:21

Pinklepurr wrote:Yeah he is one of the woeful Aussie accents...


He's actually the Brit with the awful American accent :D

Saw this recently, liked it. It's MUCH bigger Transformers vs humongous kaijus. I was actually thinking one of the small kaijus would have crushed Megatron like a bug :mrgreen:

I really liked that the lead female character didn't have to have a romantic entanglement to shine.
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Re: Pacific Rim

Postby Pinklepurr » 21st Oct, '13, 19:35

nev wrote:
Pinklepurr wrote:Yeah he is one of the woeful Aussie accents...


He's actually the Brit with the awful American accent :D



You mean in SofA? Yeah, well he does a better Amercian accent in that than he does an Aussie one in Pacific Rim. LOL

(actually his "natural" talking voice is really mixed up isn't it?)


FB, it was nowhere near as bad as you say...I did tell you to ignore the er, storyline/plot. ;)
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Re: Pacific Rim

Postby Fat Bob » 21st Oct, '13, 19:49

You're obviously not joking. Which astounds me!

Oh, well, each to their own!
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Re: Pacific Rim

Postby Tas » 21st Oct, '13, 21:06

Its still embarrassing, but I liked Battleship. Still want to see the special effects on the Pacific Rim one though...wonder if there is a short composition of the best stuff without what sounds like really bad acting..
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Re: Pacific Rim

Postby nev » 22nd Oct, '13, 00:18

Pinklepurr wrote:You mean in SofA? Yeah, well he does a better Amercian accent in that than he does an Aussie one in Pacific Rim. LOL

(actually his "natural" talking voice is really mixed up isn't it?)


Was he attempting an Aussie accent in PacRim? I thought he was trying to sound American :lol: I guess that just goes to show how bad it was

Wait, we're talking about Charlie Hunnam, right? There was another Brit in the movie, Rob Kazinsky, he was playing an Aussie and his accent was gawdawful :o
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Re: Pacific Rim

Postby Pinklepurr » 22nd Oct, '13, 13:17

No you're right...those accents were all so bad (let's not even go near the Russian ones) that I got confused.
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Re: Pacific Rim

Postby daffodil » 22nd Oct, '13, 17:51

Reading this isn't exactly making me want to check it out ! :lol:
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Re: Pacific Rim

Postby Pinklepurr » 23rd Oct, '13, 07:21

Well I really enjoyed it, in fact I ended up seeing it twice. It was just good fun.
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Re: Pacific Rim

Postby Jedi » 23rd Oct, '13, 13:16

After about 45 minutes I couldn't sit through any more of it. Possibly one of the most idiotic and mind numbing movies ever made. There is just no logic in the movie.. none at all!

Now Battleship on the other hand I enjoyed.
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