Tag Archives: Transformers

‘Bumblebee’ isn’t actively offensive, which is apparently enough now

4/10 It’s 2018. The Transformers series was met with poor critical reception pretty much on arrival, but last year brought with it the first indication that audiences might be growing tired of it as well. Franchise director Michael Bay, who … Continue reading

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‘Ready Player One’ is pure blockbuster magic

9/10 Ready Player One is a blue-blooded blockbuster, a brass bonanza of nostalgia, special effects and action. In 2045, overpopulation has turned Earth’s major cities into desperate slums. Most of the population regularly escapes to the OASIS, a massive multiplayer … Continue reading

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The Möbius Strip: ‘Kingsman,’ ‘The Princess Bride’ turns 30, Austin film scene implodes

As expected, Kingsman: The Golden Circle easily took the top spot last weekend with $39 million. Other new releases The LEGO Ninjago Movie and Friend Request disappointed, one much more severely than the other- Box Office Mojo Sliding to no. … Continue reading

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Bayhem!

1/10 Baydlem! PandeBayneum! Star Wars: The Last Jedi Transformers: The Last Knight is the crowning achievement of one of history’s worst filmmakers. It’s filled with the most sound and fury, it signifies the least. It is a critical mass of … Continue reading

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Out of the Shadows could have been good, isn’t

At the end of the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie, after saving New York once again, the turtles are honored by the NYPD for their outstanding valor and uncompromising cooperation. Their uncompromising cooperation. Uncompromising Cooperation

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