This week on The Collision, we talk about Pacific Rim, public perceptions of influences, the business of original blockbuster properties, American vs. Japanese entertainment sensibilities, the career of writer-director Guillermo del Toro, and much more. As always, we finish up with our recommendations.
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Adam’s Recommendation: Gremlins 2
Dave’s Recommendation: Trollhunter
Matt’s Recommendation: The Devil’s Backbone