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ZRE Podcast #21- Transformers: Age of Extinction

Posted in Podcasts, Reviews! with tags , , , , , on 06/27/2014 by McCutcheon
Viewers trying to make sense of the plot.

Viewers trying to make sense of the plot.

Spoilers ahead!

Transformers is out and you really aren’t going to be surprised by this one way or the other.

In any case, I just can’t bring myself to hate Michael Bay no matter how often he casts supermodel women, shoves an ad in your face every other shot OR spins the camera around dramatically to have the sun hit you in the eyes for the billionth time. Sorry, I just can’t hate the guy. Continue reading

Movie Review: Transformers: Age of Extinction

Posted in Reviews! with tags , , , on 06/27/2014 by McCutcheon

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Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Stanley Tucci, Kelsey Grammer, Nicola Peltz, Jack Reynor, Titus Welliver, and Peter Weller, Frank Welker, John Goodman, Ken Wantanabe

Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action, language and brief innuendo, Running time 165 minutes, Action/Adventure/Sci-fi

Compare to: Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011), Pacific Rim (2013)

When you people to watch your movie, you need The Rock. If The Rock seems too distracting as a main character, then you need Mark Wahlberg. Giant robots that fight each other for universal supremacy aren’t bad either.

Will it make you money? Yes. Will it make your movie good? Not necessarily. But that doesn’t mean you’re wasting your time. That is, if you know what you’re getting into in the first place. Continue reading