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Transformers: Dark of the Moon

19 Ratings: 1.5
A movie directed by Michael Bay

   Transformers: Dark of the Moon is the third and final film in the Transformers film series, directed by Michael Bay and produced by Steven Spielberg. It is the sequel to Transformers and Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen and is scheduled … see full wiki

Director: Michael Bay
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Release Date: 1 July 2011 (USA)
17 reviews about Transformers: Dark of the Moon
review by . July 01, 2011
posted in Movie Hype
Too Much Excessive, Inane Issues Hamper The Potential Gritty Appeal of The Robot Fights...
Allow me to re-elaborate how I felt about the first two films in the “Transformers” saga directed by Michael Bay and co-produced by Steven Spielberg. I know that the films were never faithful to the cartoon series nor to the 80’s comic books, but we have to remember that those two installments were made to promote a toy line from Hasbro and so all three films have the label “based on the Hasbro toys“ and this trilogy of films were made to sell more toys. The first …
review by . June 29, 2011
posted in Movie Hype
There is something to admire about Michael Bay.  He makes the movies he wants to make and doesn't care what the critics or anyone else thinks.  He knows exactly what his fans want and always manages to deliver on that front.  There is something quite admirable about a man who wants to simply sit back and make senseless movies.  That's actually not an insult, it's a compliment.  That doesn't mean I like Michael Bay movies, but it does mean that I have no big …
review by . June 29, 2011
Delivering a much-needed shot of adrenaline to the summer movie season, "Transformers: Dark of the Moon", arrives awash in stunning visuals and cutting-edge 3-D.     The movie picks up a few years after the events of the last film, as Sam (Shia LaBeouff), is struggling to adjust to his post college life. Despite the fact that he has been honored by the president for his heroic actions in the two previous films, Sam finds himself like many graduates, unable to find a job in today's …
review by . April 23, 2012
If there is one thing that must be said first in this review, it is that this film is the equivalent of The Godfather compared to its predecessor. That being said, I actually enjoyed this movie, and not just in the dumb-fun action movie kind of way. Sure, it falls into the same holes that all Michael Bay movies fall into, namely a weak script, thin characters, and a runtime that overstays its welcome. The main character's parents are also back (though for a mercifully short amount of screentime) …
review by . July 08, 2011
posted in Movie Hype
As the Transformers movies went on, they got better and better each time for one reason, the humans got pushed to the background and we got to see more Transformers, more action and more excitement.  The first movie took it's damn time getting the Transformers out there with only glimpses of them here and there before a great action finale.  The second one, while maligned by many for many good reasons of too much comic relief, creaky story telling and broad racial stereotypes at least …
review by . June 29, 2011
posted in Movie Hype
   Dark of the Moon was one of the most anticipated summer movies because it announced the closing, the ending, the final venture of this human and alien robots story. The last movie was pretty much acknowledged as a total catastrophe by the critics and cinephiles around the globe even though it scored highly at the box-office (like that really matters when judging quality). It was built on pure non-sense defining the point-less action movies of this generation. However, everyone turned …
review by . June 30, 2011
posted in Movie Hype
Star Rating:         Why are they still making these movies? If you even think of coming back at me with, “Because they make money,” you no longer have permission to read my reviews. Even escapist movies that require no thought and have no message to send deserve good characters and decent dialogue, and they should at the very least be entertaining. Is that really so hard? For Michael Bay and his crew, especially his screenwriters, the answer is apparently …
review by . June 29, 2011
posted in Movie Hype
I don't believe Michael Bay has ever met a special effect he didn't like or an object he didn't want to blow up. For those fans of Michael Bay you are gonna get more of the same, maybe even a little darker than his attempts before. For those of you who are fans of non-stop action and that is all you need from a movie than by all means stop reading here and enjoy the film. I am not a Michael Bay fan and maybe that bias gets in the way, but good lord was this a dumb movie.   …
review by . June 29, 2011
posted in Movie Hype
Transformers-Dark Of The Moon' 'Two Jews On Film' Are On Different Planets With This One (Video)
   By Joan Alperin Schwartz      'Transformers - Dark Of The Moon' presented in 3D is directed by Michael Bay.      First, I'll start with the good stuff.  And yes, there is 'good stuff'.  In fact, I think this is the best 'Transformers' of the series...which may or may not be saying much...depending on how you felt about the other two.      Here it goes...In no particular order...What I liked …
review by . June 29, 2011
posted in Picktainment
First off I should preface this by confessing that I am a big transformers fan: 1) I blame my brother for introducing me to the cartoon series at a young age and 2) I blame Michael Bay for making it look so badass to be a transforming robot.  I mean, let’s be honest here, Bay has created three films for a franchise that can now continue to grow by showing younger generations that “old” cartoons make for some pretty cool stories (and toys).      Granted, …
review by . July 05, 2011
posted in Movie Hype
15 - 157mins - Action/Adventure/Sci-Fi - 29th June 2011   Our summer of sequels continues with the Transformers returning to the big screen with their third outing. After the rather disappointing Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen I have to say that my hopes were not particularly high for this one.    Dark of the Moon is set several years after the second movie where Sam (Shia LaBeouf) is struggling to get a job and return his life to normal and yet this still hasn't stopped …
review by . July 02, 2011
posted in Movie Hype
Like a Lullaby, kinda.
TRANSFORMERS: DARK OF THE MOON   Written by Ehren Kruger   Directed by Michael Bay   Starring Shia LaBeouf, Josh Duhamel, John Turturro, Frances McDormand, Patrick Dempsey and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley       Simmons: Years from now, they’re going to ask, “Where were you when they took over the planet?” We’re going to say, “We just stood by and watched.”       Before today, I would …
review by . July 07, 2011
posted in Movie Hype
Its the 1986 movie meets Revenge of the fallen.
A few months after Revenge of the Fallen hit theaters numerous rumors started to pop up about the third film in the franchise. One of the most prominent of them being that the Decepticon Unicron was going to be the featured antagonist. Although it was just a rumor it still got me super excited about this film. Even though i eventually found out Unicron wasn't going to be in the film the trailers and the supposed invasion of earth story line filled that gap.      Transformers …
Quick Tip by . June 28, 2011
posted in Movie Hype
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I HAVE TO SEE THIS MOVIE! No "ifs" "ands" or "buts" I need to see this. I'm a little disappointed that Unicron isn't gonna be in this one but the invasion of earth more than makes up for that. Humans and The Autobots must once again fight side by side to eliminate the threat of the Decepticons. I'm really looking forward to seeing this one.
Quick Tip by . July 09, 2011
Man, oh man....is Megan Fox a moron or what? That's the first thing that came to mind after walking out of this movie. The second was that her replacement, ex-Victoria Secret model Rosie Huntington-Whiteley killed her role and I was glad to see that. OK, now onto the actual movie. I had my doubts because how many times can you tell the same story? Though I enjoyed this installment even better than the last, I hope that it is the final film because I think it's gone as far as it can go. I won't add …
Quick Tip by . July 08, 2011
posted in Movie Hype
The Transformers and Earth meet they're greatest foes when ancient Decepticons on the moon gather and an attempt is made to turn Earth into a new Cybertron. Overlong by a bit but epic in scale, could have taken a trim by cutting down on the Sam character's unimportance.
Quick Tip by . July 30, 2011
WOW! This is the first full length movie where I truly enjoyed the 3-D effects.
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