Well, that wasn’t so bad.
In fact, after spending roughly 3 hours in a association of a shape-shifting robots, my ears aren’t bleeding, my nerves aren’t shot and my will to live is usually about intact.
Thanks to state-of-the-art special effects, a fourth film in a array is most improved than a progressing instalments.
Four years after a Transformers – comprised of a immorality Decepticons and their drastic enemies, a Autobots – leveled most of Chicago, a automatic giants are now shunned by humankind with a US supervision black ops group rounding adult any stragglers.
What a authorities don’t know, however, is that a untrustworthy house is regulating a robots’ record for a possess ends.
Meanwhile, in deepest Texas, we accommodate individualist automechanic Cade Yeager (Mark Wahlberg), who’s usually bought a shabby lorry that turns out to be a Autobots’ leader, Optimus Prime.
When a supervision finds out, Cade, and his teenage daughter (Nicola Peltz) and her beloved (Jack Reynor), are forced to go on a run.
What follows is dual hours of executive Michael Bay doing what he does best, namely display buildings, ’bots and boroughs being blown adult during a responsibility of impression development.
In fact, a usually particular to uncover any expansion is Stanley Tucci’s CEO Joshua Joyce, who goes from arch megalomaniac to born-again good guy.
Everyone else appears to have been selected for their looks with Bay, as ever, focusing his camera on a heading men’s chiselled jaws – and Peltz’s bottom.
As for a plot, it feels like a daze that’s all though tossed aside once a destruction begins, while a ‘humorous’ one-liners, quite those spouted by Cade to his daughter’s suitor, are plain lame.
So, once again, Bay gives us another clattering, city-levelling epic but, and here’s a thing, T4’s effects are so considerable that however slim a story, we can’t assistance though be impressed.
Transformers: Age of Extinction, certificate 12A, using time 165 mins – expelled on Thursday