New to Scarborough: Pacific Rim, 12A

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Guillermo del Toro’s sci-fi action adventure sees giant robots take on gargantuan aliens, known as Kaiju, which have emerged from a temporal rift on the sea floor.

Humanity responds by creating the Jaegers - 25-storey tall robots operated by two pilots, whose minds are melded by a neural link known as The Drift.

Raleigh Becket (Charlie Hunnam) and older brother Yancy (Diego Klattenhoff) are ace pilots of the American robot Gipsy Danger, but their run of victories comes to a tragic end at the claws of one particularly vicious Kaiju.

Five years later, Stacker Pentecost (Idris Elba), commander of the Pan Pacific Defense Corp, approaches Raleigh to step back inside the Gipsy Danger with a new co-pilot.

However, protegee Mako Mori (Rinko Kikuchi) catches his eye and they forge an intense bond that might swing the balance of power.

It’s on at the Hollywood Plaza.