Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen
Eventually Michael Bay will tire of shooting orgasmically erupting explosions foregrounded by actors running in very, very slow motion, the sheen of heroic sweat on their faces and toned arms highlighted by an always-setting sun. He will tire of stringing together images that are less a story than a chain of ideas for dorm-room posters. The day will come when jamming together toilet humor, shattering machinery, and near-pornographic worship of American techno-military might will hold no more interest. Hopefully that day will come before Transformers 3: You Remember When We Said This Wasn’t Over, Optimus Prime? Well, We Were Telling the Truth. Anything’s possible. Nobody thought that Woody Allen would ever make a movie outside of New York…
Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen opens everywhere in the known universe tomorrow. You can read the full review at filmcritic.com.