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Go See 'Transformers: The Last Knight'

Acilia Dean | 25 Giugno, 2017, 14:27

Anthony Hopkins joins the cast for the fifth instalment of the Transformers franchise, co-starring alongside returning cast members Mark Wahlberg, Stanley Tucci, Josh Duhamel and John Turturro.

In addition to the low scores, Michael Bay has gone on record to say that The Last Knight is his final Transformers project.

I am [contracted for more] but look, I signed on to make these movies with Michael.

"I think so, it's hard to say goodbye", the director revealed.

It's unlikely that The Last Knight's reviews will affect its performance, as the franchise has been hit with critical derision throughout its run, but this entry seems particularly dismal compared to the others, with many calling it busy an headache-inducing.


Transformers: The Last Knight hits United Kingdom cinemas this Friday (June 23). In the midst of it all, Sir Anthony Hopkins presumably collects a sizeable pay-packet for playing an eccentric English aristocrat who just happens to be in tune with the Transformers (he has his own robot butler) and a catastrophe that is about to strike the planet.

Bumblebee made his movie debut in the 2007 "Transformers" movie as a lovable yellow Autobot who protected Sam Witwicky (Shia LaBeouf) from the Decepticons and instantly became a fan favourite.

But I digress. The plot takes us to the junkyard of Cade Yeager (Wahlberg, looking contented in the way of an actor who knows this will be his last Transformers). The film throws its audience straight into the heart of medieval battle, and tales of the birth of the relationship between Humans and the Transformers. Now we are to believe that Transformers have roamed the earth for centuries, dating back to the time King Arthur, the knights of the round table, and Merlin.

"Well we're going to shoot a prequel actually, a Bumblebee movie, which starts in August, so next summer we'll see a Bumblebee movie". After five movies, we are definitely ready for something different, and definitely don't want to see someone try to be a poor man's Michael Bay. Ever since the first movie in the robo-franchise was released into theaters a decade ago, the film industry has changed its approach to producing, releasing and reporting on movies. Now if Travis Knight can just make Bumblebee an actual Volkswagen Beetle this time, this could well be the flawless Transformers movie. However, I was surprised by some of the language used in the movie - I really enjoyed Transformers as a kid and I'm not sure my parents would have allowed me to watch this one.

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