Critic Review - New Yorker

The third outing for a herd of toys that should have stayed in their boxes.

July 18, 2011 Full Review Source: New Yorker | Comments (39)
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Trey Camp

Trey Camp

You, Sir. Are an Idiot.

Jul 20 - 07:30 PM

William Goss

William Goss

Well, I opened my box. And never closed it.

Jul 29 - 04:51 PM

William Goss

William Goss

You, Sir. Are not.

Jul 29 - 04:51 PM

Facebook User

Facebook User

Anyone that calls this movie for what it is, is a moron? Explain.

Aug 11 - 11:44 PM

Arnav

Arnav Bajaj

Third outing for a herd of toys who may have faired better with a better director and cast. Not sure it needed to be live action, really.

Jul 22 - 06:22 AM

Michael Rickwood

Michael Rickwood

Shamefully dismissive review. Totally agree on the actor expressiveness count.

Jul 22 - 12:19 PM

Ricardo Rodriguez

Ricardo Rodriguez

you have a small penis don't you?

Jul 22 - 07:16 PM

Lee Augustus

Lee Augustus

people who cause people of having small penises, have small penises themselves.

Nov 8 - 02:53 PM

Cherry Sias

Cherry Sias

Dude, stay in your own lane! Did you even watch the toon in the 80s? Toys? LOL. Whew!!

Jul 31 - 08:57 AM

Tyler Tiberius McQuarrie

Tyler Tiberius McQuarrie

It makes me laugh when I see the RT USERS try to act like they know everything there is to know about movies. Your not big shot directors, you don't know everything. And I seriously doubt you could makes better movie. I have said my piece. LET THE FLAME WAR BEGIN!!!!!!!

Aug 2 - 12:02 AM

Ben Mouncer

Ben Mouncer

I completely agree with you, Tyler. A lot of RT users are just arrogant and irritating.

Aug 7 - 03:39 AM

Anthony Heller

Anthony Heller

Did you ever have a childhood.

Aug 7 - 09:35 AM

Matthew King

Matthew King

Transformers Forever!!!!!!

Aug 9 - 10:26 AM

Ole Rolfsen

Ole Rolfsen

YOU ARE A IGNORANT FAGGOT THAT NEWER HAD A CHILDHOOD.

Aug 10 - 01:22 PM

Dictator Fred

Dictator Fred

I'm offended by the use of homophobic language here. A faggot was the firewood that was used in the Middle Ages to burn gay people at the stake, and you are making light of their persecution. I have several gay friends, and they would be upset at your comment. And not liking TF3 means that you don't have a childhood? I loved TF1, so you can't accuse me of not having a childhood.

Sep 5 - 03:48 PM

Mike Larson

Mike Larson

Do the world a favor and learn to respect other people's opinions. It's not Anthony's fault that Michael Bay is just a couple steps higher than Uwe Boll at making movies.

Grow up, you frigging idiot!

Jan 17 - 11:39 PM

Terry Yeh

Terry Yeh

It's hard to understand if people are really complaining about the movie or the director. I bet that if the film stayed the same but was directed by let's say Peter Jackson or Cameron...the critics would change their thoughts. Pathetic.

Aug 11 - 12:51 PM

Nathan S.

Nathan Swissa

If it was directed by Jackson or Cameron it obviously wouldn't be the same movie.

Aug 16 - 08:59 PM

Dictator Fred

Dictator Fred

If it was directed by Jackson or Cameron, Transformers: Dark of the Moon would be an awesome, epic masterpiece that still would have great action sequences and effects, but also likeable characters and an actual story.

Sep 5 - 03:45 PM

Stuart Gei

Stuart Gei

You sir are obviously someone who is like all the others, bashing the part of this movie that makes Transformers what it is. These movies were taken directly from the original cartoon. So in my opinion of yours, you need to actually watch the series or you wouldnt understand anything. Also, you critics should stick to your reviews of terrible movies that you think are good. GOOD DAY TO YOU SIR!!!

Aug 18 - 04:59 PM

Matt Festle

Matt Festle

please dont't say this is 'directly from the cartoon'. it's not. you're just making things up so you can have support as to why you like it. you should really watch the cartoons because the original series was nothing like any of the three films. humans had a role of practically nothing.

Sep 25 - 12:43 PM

Lee Faulks

Lee Faulks

you sir are a wanker

Aug 21 - 05:44 PM

Thomas Rooney

Thomas Rooney

Oh, so he's a wanker just because he didn't like this? Let him have his opinion. In my view it was a pile of shite but I do respect the critics' opinions, including those who gave this film positive reviews. So next time you need to acknowledge the fact that critics are entitled to opinions, and you can't take that away from them.

Apr 10 - 01:03 PM

Dictator Fred

Dictator Fred

Unfortunately, two dreadful sequels have managed to make everyone forget about how great the original from 2007 was. Transformers was once a great summer movie, a story of a loveable geek and his robot, with jaw-dropping action and plenty of humor. Now, Sam Witwicky has turned into an obnoxious brat, the story has become nonexistant, and you now need to hear Autobots and Decepticons shout out others' names to tell them apart. How the mighty have fallen.

Sep 5 - 03:44 PM

Matt Festle

Matt Festle

^^^^ thank you. you said it perfectly. it's a shame.

Sep 25 - 12:44 PM

David Jin

David Jin

herd of critics meant to stay cleaning dishes

Sep 5 - 06:30 PM

Thomas Rooney

Thomas Rooney

Let's see you giving a better critique. Asshole.

Apr 10 - 01:06 PM

Andy Herrin

Andy Herrin

How about you should stop writing reviews and start enjoying awesome movies like transformers!!!

Sep 17 - 02:38 PM

Thomas Rooney

Thomas Rooney

Just because you loved it, does not mean that everyone else who saw it enjoyed it. I thought it was complete bollocks. Critics are entitled to their opinions. They're allowed to hate and like whatever movies they want. You cannot take that away from them.

Apr 10 - 01:05 PM

Allen McInnis

Allen McInnis

If i was anywhere near you right now i would slap the shit outa you

Sep 29 - 08:50 PM

Mario Adunse

Mario Adunse

Easily the worst film ever made.

Oct 1 - 02:08 PM

Marc Abraham W.

Marc Abraham Webb

Anyone who thinks this movie is good should be purged from the human race.

Oct 1 - 11:15 PM

David Robinson

David Robinson

This movie sucked. I wanted to like it but geez, pathetic.

Oct 8 - 06:29 PM

Andy Wilson

Andy Wilson

Good (short) review, bad (loooong) movie

Oct 10 - 06:30 PM

samrocker

Sam Rocker

Ah whatever, sure it's cheesy but if those action scenes don't get your blood pumping you should check to make sure you have a pulse.

Oct 11 - 07:09 PM

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