Transformers

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

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

Is Transformers on Netflix?

With the new Bumblebee movie coming out many action fans are itching to re-watch the classic film that started it all: Transformers. Although there have been plenty of sequels and re-boots the classic 2007 film starring Shia Lebouf and Megan Fox is still a fan favorite. Is Transformers on Netflix?...

Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 1:07pm

John Cena insists ‘Bumblebee: The Movie’ will ‘reinvigorate’ the ‘Transformers’ franchise

John Cena has declared that Bumblebee: The Movie will reinvigorate the Transformers franchise, while still pleasing the fans of the original five movies. “Bumblebee” is a much different “Transformers” film, as it is a 1987 set prequel to the 2007 Shia LaBeouf led...

Friday, March 23, 2018 - 5:34pm

'Baby Driver' is proof that Hollywood should make more original movies

“Despicable Me 3” scored the number one slot this weekend, but that’s not the big success story of this July 4 weekend. It’s “Baby Driver.” From Friday through Sunday, it only grossed $21 million (plus another nine since its opening last Wednesday, putting it at...

Wednesday, July 5, 2017 - 11:29am

'Transformers: The Last Knight' makes not a damn bit of sense

‘Transformers: The Last Knight’ Director: Michael Bay Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Laura Haddock Rating: PG-13 2 (out of 5) Globes Give “Transformers: The Last Knight” credit: It opens with King Arthur. This summer’s other lumbering, endless fivequel, the latest...

Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 3:31pm

5 spoilers from 'Transformers: The Last Knight'

There’s a lot that happens in “Transformers: The Last Knight.” A lot. It’s all pretty crazy, too. We’ve tried to make sense of it. So here are five big spoilers from the fifth in Michael Bay’s nutso “Transformers” saga. 1) It has all has to do with...

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 8:14pm

Isabela Moner has a message for boys who only like girls with long hair

You know what question Isabela Moner gets a lot? “Which Transformer is your favorite?” “I change it up,” says Moner, one of the young stars of “Transformers: The Last Knight,” with a chuckle. “I just say a different Transformer each time.” At least...

Monday, June 19, 2017 - 4:04pm

Fake news: 'Transformers 5' is not three hours long, thank god

There have been a lot of horrors this week, so perhaps you missed news that was really more like a crippling migraine: On Wednesday, word spread around social media that “Transformers: The Last Knight” — Michael Bay’s fifth robots-go-smash-a-thon, due June 21 —...

Friday, June 2, 2017 - 11:36am

Summer movie preview: Hey, Hollywood made films about women this year!

Once upon a time, it went like this: From fall through spring, the movies you got weren’t blockbusters. They were dramas and rom-coms and Oscar bait. Then summer came and every movie was big, loud and dumb. Nowadays blockbusters are year round. That doesn’t make summer any less special...

Friday, May 5, 2017 - 10:35am