Transformers tops U.S. box office but is biggest in China
Transformers tops U.S. box office but is biggest in China
26 June, 2017, 00:57
It certainly wasn't a masterpiece by any means.
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What I saw, however, isn't easy to explain as I found it hard to follow as a newcomer to the series despite some now very outdated knowledge of the original comics. 2007 came and the film was everything I wanted. I saw the first one and thought it was meh.
I did, however, find the amount of swearing in The Last Knight entirely unnecessary for something that should be a kids property. Earth is saved, although millions are dead (as dictated in the movie), and there are still giant pieces of Cybertron floating around. The transformers are transforming alien robots (mainly the "Autobots" and the "Decepticons"), who are locked in endless struggle with humans - and each other.
"Perhaps the most dispiriting thing about this entry in this already-quite-dispiriting franchise is that Bay does not particularly seem to care one way or another this time".
This is the biggest problem with the franchise: Bay refuses to give any real personality to any of the Transformers - except when he makes them an egregious stereotype.
I have fond memories of the original series of toys and the cartoons that accompanied them and it's easy to see that these films are aimed at the audience of a certain age as well as bringing in new younger fans of the ever popular toys.
I have been a Transformers fanboy since I was a child. On a side note, this revelation makes want to know what happened to Megan Fox's Mikaela Barnes and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley's Carly Spencer, too.
The Transformers films have always done extremely well at the global box office, with two of the films in the series, Age Of Extinction and Dark Of The Moon (2011), crossing the coveted US$1 billion mark. This is a revamp of the franchise, dropping actors previously involved and going in a new direction.
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