Never a fan of the animated TV series, I came to this live-action "Transformers" as a toy-loving aging Baby Boomer willing to give the show a try. I came away disappointed. It was a predictable plot about a young male misfit who finds himself engulfed in a war between dueling bands of robots - the Autobots (the good guys) and the Decepticons (take a guess). Lots of CGI explosions and non-stop mayhem, but little to engage the newcomer. Fans of the TV show have had a generally positive response to this movie, so take that into consideration. But its unlikely that any newcomer will be swept up in Transformer Fever by this film.
Rainbo Electronic Reviews published this review in our November, 2007 issue.
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