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Transformers: Age Of Extinction

Year : 2014 Director : Michael Bay Running Time : 165 Genre : , ,
Movie review score
1.5/5

What’s it about?
The plot is ridiculous to explain and a waste of time. Just think Michael Bay, explosions and giant robotic fights that are never-ending and repetitive.

What did we think?
Anthony Sherratt says: Quite simply the latest Transformers is an unwieldy and overly complicated plot populated by shallow, cliched characters.

I enjoyed Mark Wahlberg’s performance but so little of this movie feels necessary or important it ends up grating. At 165 minutes it’s actually about a full hour too long and the final act appears to be present only to satisfy the Chinese investors. For a 3D movie it was ridiculously two dimensional in nature but those merely seeking explosions and fights might get through it if they have enough caffiene. Or focus medication.

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  1. Stewart Cook says:

    Stewart Says: Just woeful. No plot (literally, NO plot), random action, constantly moving camera, characters that are never introduced to the viewer or named, cliched dialogue, stereotypical characters, need I go on? Yes I shall. This is the biggest pile of shit this ‘Summer’ from Hollywoodland. If you thought the previous Transformers films where a ‘bit long’ or a ‘bit silly’ then you ain’t seen nothing yet.

    Just complete and utter dreck. I beg you to save your money for something worthwhile

    1/5

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