When you see Liam Neeson holding a gun and looking grumpy on a poster or DVD cover, it's easy to dismiss the advertised film as a Taken knock-off not worthy of your precious time and money. Neeson might seem to many like a brilliant actor who has been sadly burdened and pigeon-holed by Hollywood's desire to sell a very specific skill-set.
The impending release of Pacific Rim is going to bring colossal monsters and gigantic robots to the masses. Not only this, they will be locked in mortal combat, deciding the fate and future of humanity. In homage, I have trawled through cinema's long history of onscreen robots and monsters and pitted them in theoretical battles for your own sick amusement.