Symptom 107: Pacific Rim Uprising, A Fun Disaster

Fighting robots. Large fighting robots battling Godzilla like alien creatures. How can this not be awesome? Well, it probably was awesome. It was two hours of fun action that was visually amazing. If it wasn’t for four transformers movies and the 1st Pacific Rim movie, plus however many Godzilla and Cloverfield movies in the last few years, it probably would have been awesome. Pacific Rim Uprising is a victim of fighting robot fatigue. A decent, mindlessly fun romp that in 2008 would have killed, but in 2018 is just tired. After losing money I think it is safe to say this franchise will be returning exclusively to the world of Anime/Manga and done with big screen efforts. Its somewhat sad too, because there was really nothing wrong with this movie.