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Only a Sadomasochist Would See the New Transformers Movienew

Michael Bay's latest Transformers flick is getting pummelled by the critics. While the negative reviews were to be expected, the glee with which the critics have torn into Dark of the Moon has been completely unexpected.
Charleston City Paper  |  Chris Haire  |  07-06-2011  |  Reviews

'Transformers' Celebrates 25 Years with an All-Out Pasadena Gatheringnew

Transformers will reach a milestone when fans of all ages pack the Pasadena Convention Center for BotCon 2009, celebrating both 25 years of robotic success and the June 24 release of Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen.
Pasadena Weekly  |  Marry Pivazian  |  06-08-2009  |  Culture

Our Worst President's On-Screen Legacynew

The War on Terror might not have brought about the end of irony, but it sure put a damper on parody. So except for sporadic bits, Bush got a free pass not only from the news media but also from the world of entertainment.
Boston Phoenix  |  Peter Keough  |  10-16-2008  |  Movies

Less Than Meets the Eyenew

Michael Bay's Transformers update is a predictable pile-up of trashy excess.
Montreal Mirror  |  Malcom Fraser  |  07-12-2007  |  Reviews

'Transformers' Without Ironynew

If you want to enjoy this flick without guilt, you'll have to ignore the whole Middle East issue.
San Francisco Bay Guardian  |  Annalee Newitz  |  07-11-2007  |  Reviews

'Transformers': Rock 'Em, Sock 'Emnew

Giant robot fights look better than ever.
OC Weekly  |  Luke Y. Thompson  |  07-10-2007  |  Reviews

Michael Bay's Optimus Crimenew

Transformers is one long, nonsensical advertisement.
Philadelphia Weekly  |  Sean Burns  |  07-09-2007  |  Reviews

'Transformers': Much More Than Meets the Eyenew

A blockbuster that embodies all our childhood dreams of gory techie glory.
New York Press  |  Armond White  |  07-09-2007  |  Reviews

Less Than Meets the Eyenew

Transformers wastes a cool -- if silly -- concept and eye-popping effects.
The Memphis Flyer  |  Chris Herrington  |  07-06-2007  |  Reviews


Who care$ how much junk Michael Bay can blow up?
Los Angeles CityBeat  |  Andy Klein  |  07-05-2007  |  Reviews

Not Much More Than Meets the Eyenew

Transformers is shiny, toy-based cheese.
San Francisco Bay Guardian  |  Cheryl Eddy  |  07-05-2007  |  Reviews

Robot Warsnew

Michael Bay's headache-inducing style does in the otherwise decent Transformers.
Tucson Weekly  |  Bob Grimm  |  07-05-2007  |  Reviews

Bad Toys IInew

The movie that's kind of awesome until your head starts to hurt from all the Michael Bay-ness.
Willamette Week  |  Aaron Mesh  |  07-05-2007  |  Reviews

Cars That Eat Peoplenew

What matters most about Transformers isn't subtext (this is Michael Bay after all), but what happens when big, loud, heavy things bang into other differently colored big, loud, heavy things.
Austin Chronicle  |  Marc Savlov  |  07-03-2007  |  Reviews

Selling Disaster: Michael Bay Fetishizes War for Youth

Transformers is a sickening force-feeding commercial frenzy to sell cars, toys and war in the same breath that it pawns itself off as "cinema."
Maui Time  |  Cole Smithey  |  07-02-2007  |  Reviews

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