Jun 7 2023

Transformers: Rise of the Beasts – Movie Review

Can I go on record saying that the sequel title prefix “Rise of…” has got to go? Thank you. That said… well, here’s another Transformers movie. Sixteen years after the franchise started with Michael Bay’s big-boom destructo-fest, somehow, we’re still riveted by the notion of machines making that memorable sound while rearranging their parts into […]
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Jun 27 2014

Transformers: Age of Extinction

The first two words that leap out of my brain when thinking about Transformers: Age of Extinction are “long” and “owwww.” At 2 hours and 45 minutes (with no post- or mid-credits sequences, so you can get out of the theater as soon as the credits start rolling), Transformers: Age of Extinction is, quite possibly, […]
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Mar 28 2013

G.I. Joe: Retaliation

(This review was originally published on March 28, 2013 at Reel Film News) If I were to tell you about a movie in which the President of the United States is held hostage inside his own compound while a criminal mastermind has his way with our country’s nuclear arsenal, you might think I was rehashing […]
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