Transformers (2007) Review

Transformers (2007) Review

You know, Transformers isn’t too bad. It’s entirely a Michael Bay film, perhaps a quintessentially Michael Bay film – there’s certainly no sign whatsoever, aside from maybe the casting of Shia Labeouf in the lead, of the influence of Executive Producer Steven Spielberg. Yes, it’s not too bad if, that is, you can get past ..

Transformers: Revenge Of The Fallen (2009) Review

Transformers: Revenge Of The Fallen (2009) Review

Who knew the Decepticons secretly served some Tutankhamen-looking spider robot who was hiding up in space? That’s the whacky premise at the heart of Michael Bay’s ‘throw everything at the screen and see what sticks’ rock ’em-sock’em robot sequel “Transformers: Revenge Of The Fallen”. Lifting some bits and pieces from previous “Transformers” stories (although not ..

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out Of The Shadows (2016) Review

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out Of The Shadows (2016) Review

After Michael Bay and Jonathan Liebesman cowabungled the first “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” reboot movie, I approached this one with some scepticism and lower expectations. As a result, I ended up having quite a bit of fun with “Out Of The Shadows”. I always like it when studios are playful with their logos, so the ..

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014) Review

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014) Review

*SPOILERS* Producer Michael Bay and Director Jonathan Liebesman (but really Producer Michael Bay) are proud to present their bold reimagining of…” The Amazing Spider-Man”. No, seriously – this new “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” tells the exact same story and pretty much the same set pieces, only this time the mutated reptiles are the good guys. ..