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Gobots - Battle of the Rock Lords

Gobots - Battle of the Rock Lords (1986)

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This fast-paced, animated action feature zoomed into theaters with characters developed from a popular TV cartoon series. The GoBots can morph into mechanical contrivances like land rovers or spaceships and are divided between good GoBots and evil ones (called Renegades). As these two factions combat each other, the Rock People have their own problems. They are humans who can become literally petrified if danger approaches. In their boulder form, it's no problem at all to roll down a

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Save your pennies and watch the GoBots on TV instead.

March 26, 2013 Full Review Source: Time Out
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What the story lacks in depth it makes up for with exciting combat scenes, and with a tendency to make women characters more than stereotypes in constant need of rescuing.

March 26, 2013 Full Review Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram/DFW.com
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Unfortunately, the story, script, voice actors and animation all prove less flexible than the toys, and the film never turns into entertainment. GoBots are more fun to play with than they are to watch.

March 26, 2013 Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times
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True to Saturday-morning cartoon tradition, 'GoBots' is a jerky, semi coherent series of chases, laser-gun battles and explosions, with an allegorical plot about how no one can handle too much power.

March 26, 2013 Full Review Source: New York Times
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As poorly animated features go, this one ranks down there with the worst of them.

March 20, 2013 Full Review Source: TV Guide's Movie Guide
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As poorly animated features go, this one ranks down there with the worst of them.

May 21, 2008 Full Review Source: TV Guide's Movie Guide
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