…Hit the Heights

It’s been several months and pairs of 3D glasses, but 16 movies later we’ve arrived at the end. Another summer of blockbusters has come and gone and that means one thing here at 2WC: Final Judgment Time. This year we even have a fun new category, that we can’t believe we’re only just introducing: Best…

…Come Together

In many ways Guillermo del Toro’s “Pacific Rim” is a text book big budget Hollywood summer blockbuster. It has huge monsters, the Kaiju, from another world, and even bigger giant humanoid robots, the Jaegers, to fight back. That alone would be enough to make this a satisfactory popcorn picture, but it turns out this film…

…Never Grow Up

This weekend’s box office proved that giant monsters + robots does not always equal a summer blockbuster…or at least not a box office dominating summer blockbuster. Guillermo del Toro’s “Pacific Rim” claimed $38.3 million in its opening weekend. a respectable number, although it was only enough to claim the number three spot this weekend.