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Pacific Rim Physics (Part 1): A Rocket Punch is a Boeing 747 to the Face

Screengrab Credit: Warner Bros. Pictures

What better way to “cancel the apocalypse” than to use rockets to accelerate a million and a half pounds of steel squarely into an inter-dimensional monster’s face? Pacific Rim—a science fiction love letter to the giant monster movies of old—came out swinging two weekends ago amid the squees of geeks everywhere (though no squees were [...]

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