Pacific Rim finally explains why you need two pilots per giant robot

The biggest question about Guillermo del Toro's "Kaiju Vs. Giant Robots" movie Pacific Rim has always been: "Why do the giant Jaeger machines require two pilots to move?" And now, you have your answer.


So there you have one for the left brain, and one for the right brain. Boom, problem solved! Right? Now unto the next question, WHY ARE MONSTERS COMING OUT OF THE OCEAN? Can't wait.



At this point, I would like to ask a practical question. If you are bonded together and you suddenly know everything about the other person, wouldn't you get lost in their memories and forget about fighting the monsters and controlling the robot?

Also, how did we get to the point that traditional weapons are useless against these monsters? I know I'm nit-picking, but it's the one thing about this movie that I just can't get past. If a robot can rip a monster apart, then why can't a warhead?