I’ve spoken on the subject of sleeper hits before, or rather films that appear to be flops before they hit theaters but suddenly become massive successes. Even though the film I’ll be looking at today doesn’t technically fit into that description, as it was beat out it’s opening weekend by Grown Ups 2, it had all the makings of flipping the tables on the blockbuster season. But where did this film go wrong? Was it just luck of the draw, or was this film robbed of its chance to shine in the sun?
Let’s take a look at latest Guillermo del Toro project, Pacific Rim.