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Re: August Movie Marathon: Radical Robotics
« Reply #15 on: August 22, 2017, 02:33:08 AM »
     Pacific Rim (2013/United States)
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Warner Home Video (United States)
Director:Guillermo Del Toro
Writing:Travis Beacham (Screenwriter), Guillermo Del Toro (Screenwriter), Travis Beacham (Story By)
Length:131 min.
Video:Widescreen 1.78:1
Audio:English: DTS-HD Master Audio: 5.1, English: DTS-HD Master Audio: 7.1, French: Dolby Digital: 5.1, Spanish: Dolby Digital: 5.1, Portuguese: Dolby Digital: 5.1, Commentary: Dolby Digital: 2-Channel Stereo
Subtitles:English, French, Portuguese, Spanish

Stars:
Charlie Hunnam as Raleigh Becket
Diego Klattenhoff as Yancy Becket
Idris Elba as Stacker Pentecost
Rinko Kikuchi as Mako Mori
Charlie Day as Dr. Newton Geiszler

Plot:
When legions of monstrous alien creatures, known as Kaiju, started rising from the sea, a deadly war began. To combat them, humans devised massive robots called Jaegers as weapons. Controlled simultaneously by two pilots, even the Jaegers proved nearly defenseless against the Kaiju. Now on the verge of defeat, mankind must turn to a washed-up former pilot and an untested trainee teamed in a seemingly obsolete Jaeger. These unlikely heroes are the last hope against a mounting apocalypse.

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    My Thoughts:

    This is a really fun, action packed film. I liked the cast and characters that they portrayed. If I have any complaint it is that maybe it lasted a little too long. It felt like to me it had a perfect ending spot then kept on going.

    Rating:
    Pete

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    Re: August Movie Marathon: Radical Robotics
    « Reply #16 on: August 23, 2017, 03:50:36 PM »
         *Batteries Not Included (1987/United States)
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    Universal Studios Home Entertainment (United States)
    Director:Matthew Robbins
    Writing:Brad Bird (Screenwriter), Matthew Robbins (Screenwriter), Brent Maddock (Screenwriter), S. S. Wilson (Screenwriter), Mick Garris (Story By)
    Length:106 min.
    Video:Widescreen 1.85:1
    Audio:English: DTS-HD Master Audio: 5.1, French: DTS: 2-Channel Stereo
    Subtitles:English

    Stars:
    Hume Cronyn as Frank
    Jessica Tandy as Faye
    Frank McRae as Harry
    Elizabeth Peña as Marisa
    Michael Carmine as Carlos

    Plot:
    *Batteries Not Included is a delightful fantasy for the whole family presented by Steven Spielberg. When an unscrupulous real estate developer sends thugs to get rid of the last five tenants of a deteriorating apartment building, they need a miracle to save their building from demolition. One night, when all hope seems lost, tiny visitors from outer space mysteriously glide through their windows and begin to turn the tide with their magical powers. Filled with dazzling special effects, this amazing story of intergalactic warmth stars the acclaimed husband-and-wife team of Hume Cronyn and Jessica Tandy as a pair of feisty long-term tenants whose faith is rewarded in ways they never expected.

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    My Thoughts:

    This is the first time I have seen this film... and I enjoyed this one quite a bit. It offered a good cast and a story line with a few good laughs in it. This one is definitely worth the time put in to watch it.

    Rating:
    Pete