Sunday, June 28, 2009

Transformers 2

I was not a fan of the first Transformers movie. I was glad that I only paid a dollar to rent it from Redbox. I thought that the movie spent too much time focusing on the humans (and cheesy dialogue between them) rather than the autobots, which was the focus of the cartoon series. Needless to say, I had about zero expectations going to this show- I was mainly going since William wanted to. I have to say that the film exceeded my expectations- I think that this is because they focused more of the story on the autobots as well as some great action scenes among them. They also went to Egypt and Petra, places that I would LOVE to visit. The movie was too LONG though- about 2 1/2 hours. I think that they should have trimmed it down a bit because I was wanting it hurry up to the conclusion. The thing that William and I didn't like was that they didn't really give the autobots too many human emotions- they could have done a bit more character development in that department. But, then again, this really isn't a film with a deep story. But, it was entertaining and I have to say that this is one of the few cases where the sequel is better than the first film (I think that they actually listened to some of the previous criticisms). It still isn't the "greatest" movie of all time, but it was good enough.

1 comment:

The Richardsons said...

With the way you travel, you'll be in Egypt and Petra by next month! I haven't been around to see the new Transformers cause I can't stand Megan Fox ever since I saw an interview with her. She was talking about how all women are good for in Hollywood is to be sex symbols for men, and that was her sole occupation and goal in life. Even the host and commentators were suprised with her lack of true purpose or sense of self-worth. That's Hollywood I guess