Bumblebee

Bumblebee writer Christina Hodson is still shocked The Smiths are in the Transformers blockbuster

There are many surprising elements to Bumblebee.  First and foremost there’s the fact that it has been critically acclaimed. Rightfully, too, as it is a heartfelt and funny coming of age story that also just so happens to feature Robots In Disguise. As result, many have labelled it the...

Friday, January 4, 2019 - 11:57pm

Does the end of Bumblebee ruin the original Transformers?

WARNING: There are MAJOR SPOILERS ahead for Bumblebee.  So please don’t read ahead if you’re yet to see the latest Transformers film. Instead, bookmark this article, go and help out its rather disappointing box office, and then return to see what producer Lorenzo Di Bonaventura...

Friday, January 4, 2019 - 12:09am

Hailee Steinfeld originally hesitated about joining Bumblebee - Here’s why

With an astonishing score of 95% on Rotten Tomatoes, Bumblebee is by far and away the most critically acclaimed entry into the Transformers franchise yet. Let’s put its success into perspective. When it comes to these percentages, Bumblebee’s closest rival from the series is the 57% of...

Thursday, December 20, 2018 - 6:45pm

Will there be a Bumblebee 2? What’s the future for the Transformers universe? Here's what its producer told us

While we’re still not exactly sure how Bumblebee links to the previous Transformers films if its box office can match its critical response then there is a bright future ahead for the universe. Writer Christina Hodson is hopeful that will include a Bumblebee sequel, which she is obviously...

Thursday, December 20, 2018 - 6:31pm

Do you need to have seen Transformers to see Bumblebee? Is Bumblebee a reboot? Here’s what we know

While Bumblebee was originally touted as a prequel to the first five Transformers movies, it seems as though the film’s connection to its predecessors is actually much more tenuous that we thought.  In fact, for the moment, it is still undefined.  “The Last Knight was the...

Wednesday, December 19, 2018 - 6:17pm

How Bumblebee stopped the Transformers franchise from being 'boring'

After five films in 10 years, Lorenzo diBonaventura knew that the Transformers franchise needed rejuvenating.  So in the summer of 2015 he a assembled a writers room, where some of Hollywood’s best and burgeoning scribes came together to discuss potential sequels, prequels and spin-offs...

Wednesday, December 19, 2018 - 5:39pm