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Review: In ‘The Last Knight,’ round 5 for the Transformers

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A concussed serenity sets in somewhere in the middle of the ceaseless ballet of metal and machismo in Michael Bay’s “Transformers: The Last Knight.” Freed of concerns like plausibility or story, you can simply gape in wonder at the ruthlessly thunderous images in front of you. Maybe that’s the feeling of brain cells dying a painful, anguished death. It’s a sensation I imagine cornered boxers sometimes experience while blow after blow rains down upon them. Dazed by the unrelenting digital…

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Countdown to Transformers – 27 hours

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Episode 1 from the original television series. What a horrible introduction:

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Countdown to Transformers — 36 hours

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Highlights from the first movie set to Stan Bush’s power ballad “The Touch,” the classic-rock miracle that set the tone for the awe-inspiring battle between Optimus Prime and Megatron.

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Countdown to Transformers begins

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When Michael Bay, cinema’s reigning champion of vehicular carnage, thinks your idea for an explosive, special-effects-laden blockbuster is lame, you’ve got problems. A few years ago Mr. Bay, the director of “Armageddon,” “The Rock” and “Bad Boys,” was in his editing room when Steven Spielberg called to offer him a new project: an action movie about giant robots that metamorphose into cars, trucks and planes. As Mr. Bay recalled in a recent interview, “I’m like, ‘O.K., great, great, great.’ And…

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The trailer for the upcoming movie ‘GI Joe: Rise of Cobra’ is a disgrace to entire franchise

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How bad is this trailer? As much as I love Sienna Miller and her delicious chest, the first image from this movie should not have been her portrayl of The Baroness. That character isn’t even in the Top 10 of icons from the GI Joe franchise. Okay, so maybe that’s why they show Destro next, except that’s not Destro, it’s just some Guiness drinker sans the sinister mask. Imagine if Heath Ledger had decided to play The Joker by dressing…

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