Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014)

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Autobots must escape sight from a bounty hunter who has taken control of the human serendipity: Unexpectedly, Optimus Prime and his remaining gang turn to a mechanic, his daughter, and her back street racing boyfriend for help. (IMDb)
Excepting the increased amount of shameless product placements and flat one-liners, this is the most mature of the series thus far: Wahlberg is a steady lead, the father-daughter central relationship is refreshing, Tucci’s villain gives us an actual dynamic character, and the plot is easier to follow, even if it ends in yet another bloated (but still impressive) final action sequence featuring Transformer dinosaurs of all things (though KSI’s far-fetched tech almost tops them in ridiculousness).
6.5/10 (Alright)

2 thoughts on “Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014)

  1. This was better than Dark of the Moon, but it wasn’t the series best. The first 45 minutes was pretty good, but AoE just then slides into the standard Michael bay film.

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