Archive for June, 2009
I’ve seen the new Transformers film, so what do I think?
For a start, it measures up (or down) to the first film. Nothing in it particularly surprised me which was a shame, but there was nothing that had me wanting to gouge my eyes out either. The pace is faster than the first, and there are less ‘boring bits’ but at the same time there’s no genuinely rousing moments, such as the ‘Arrival of the Autobots’ from the 2007 installment. The plot is wafer-thin, an excuse for the characters to go chasing around the world and shoot things. I shan’t spoil it since I don’t really believe in spoilers, but there’s also not that much that can be spoiled. The Decepticons and Autobots both want a doo-hicky, the Decepticons also want Sam, they have a fight in the desert, the US Army is awesome, join the army. › Continue reading