I had an argument with my brother after watching Pacific Rim: Uprising. He liked it and I didn’t and no matter how we shared our views, we couldn’t change each other’s minds about it. I really wanted this movie to be great but I was so not impressed.
Yes, I got what I wanted. I finally got to see multiple Jaegers fighting multiple kaijus but the film’s narrative was so messy, weak, and all over the place. Too many characters with an overcomplicated plot that tries to do so much and fails to really land any of the beats.
The first Pacific Rim at least had a strong emotional core to follow while this one had so many that it felt all over the place. I was so disappointed.
Really, more is not always best.