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2:00 PM on 08.12.2014

Michael Bay may not return for Transformers 5

Ahh, the Transformers movie cycle persists unabated. For those of you who don't follow the production of these movies, the cycle goes like this. A bad Transformers movie is released. Critics savage it. The people involved pus...

Mike Cosimano


Updated! Panel details revealed:

Hironobu Sakaguchi Reflection: Past, Present, Future of RPGs

The father of Final Fantasy, Hironobu Sakaguchi, has announced his PAX Prime 2014 panel where he will discuss his history developing role-playing games, along with revealing more about his new RPG, Terra Battle. Find out more info at PAX Prime website.




10:00 AM on 07.09.2014

Transformers 4 becomes the highest grossing movie in China ever

Damn it, China. What happened to you? You used to be cool. This is why we can't have nice things.  [via Variety]

Matthew Razak

3:00 PM on 07.03.2014

The Breaking of Optimus Prime

[Flixist community member Fengor wrote up an awesome piece examining the characterization of Optimus Prime in Transformers: Age of Extinction, check it out! Did you see the new Transformers? What did you think? If you want yo...

Fengor

10:00 AM on 07.01.2014

Check out this cool Transformers: Age of Extinction Dinobot art

As bad as Transformers: Age of Extinction is, it has a few saving graces. One of them is the cuddly, yet super spiky looking Dinobots. Since the first trailer, the film had been hyping up the appearance of these fan favorite ...

Nick Valdez



Review: Transformers: Age of Extinction photo
Review: Transformers: Age of Extinction
by Matthew Razak

I'm going to tear this movie apart. It's coming right below the jump. Just be ready for it. Because of that I want to open with this: Optimus Prime riding Grimlock into battle in Hong Kong is frickin' awesome. There's just no denying how cool Transformers can be and that Michael Bay can pull off some awesome stuff. There are parts of this film that will blow you away.

It's just that the rest of it is so bad it isn't worth it.

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Enter to win Transformers: Age of Extinction toys and hats! photo
Enter to win Transformers: Age of Extinction toys and hats!
by Liz Rugg

Hello dear readers, today we've got a pretty cool contest opportunity for you! To coincide with the film's theatrical release this week, we have some awesome Transformers: Age of Extinction Hasbro toys to give away to two (2) lucky readers! We have one Optimus Prime Transformers robot toy and one Crosshairs Transformers robot toy to give away. And we even love you so much that we're throwing in one Western Star Transformers: Age of Extinction Limited Edition Hat for each winner. Basically, if you're a fan of Transformers, you don't want to miss this!

All you have to do to enter to win is comment below with either your favorite memory of a Transformers toy you had as a kid (or adult) or comment below and let us know which Transformers toy you always wished you had! Pretty simple, right? The contest is open to the Continental United States only and it will end Friday, July 11th. One entry per person, one entry per household. Check out below for some images of the toys and hats too!
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9:00 AM on 06.23.2014

See Transformers: Age of Extinction early and free

Been wishing that you could see giant robots turn into dinosaurs, but were tired of having to see Shia LeBuffy in order to see any sort of action like that? Have we got the solution for you. Transformers: Age of Extinction is...

Matthew Razak

10:00 AM on 06.19.2014

Paramount announces 2016 release slate, includes Transformers 5 and Star Trek 3

While we've been looking to 2015's already bloated film schedule (thanks to loads and loads of comic book properties and sequels), and 2014 is only half way through, Paramount Pictures wants to remind everyone that 2016 is a ...

Nick Valdez

10:00 AM on 05.28.2014

Transformers: Age of Extinction gets adorable propaganda

While a viral "propaganda" marketing campaign may not be the most original (Carrie, District 9 instantly come to mind as recent examples), I still like to see it. Three years after the events of the third film, Dark of the Mo...

Nick Valdez

10:00 AM on 05.15.2014

Second Transformers: Age of Extinction trailer has explosions

I'm a little more excited for Transformers: Age of Extinction thanks to this trailer because, much like the rest of the series, this looks like a whole lot of fun hooey. Giant snail ships, face cannons, fire breath, Stanley ...

Nick Valdez

11:14 AM on 05.12.2014

New Transformers 4 images give us Optimus Prime and Bumblebee

Images from Transformers 4: Age of Extinction are all over the damn place, but we pretty much had to share this one because of the absolutely ridiculous yet awesome picture of Optimus Prime on his knees shouting at ...

Matthew Razak





8:00 PM on 04.14.2014

Michael Bay drops some Trans4mers plot details

Speaking to Entertainment Weekly, Transformers: Age of Extinction director Michael Bay clarified some key aspects of the film's plot; specifically the character Lockdown. Lockdown is an interesting character. He travels the ...

Mike Cosimano

1:00 PM on 04.07.2014

Transformers 5 probably happening in 2017

With Transformers: Age of Extinction looking to reboot the Transformers series, and with it most likely making lots of money, it's sadly natural that the follow up would already be discussed. According to some leaked toy docu...

Nick Valdez

3:00 PM on 03.28.2014

New poster for Transformers: Age of Extinction looks surprisingly cool

I'll be honest and admit that I've never really been into any of the Transformers movies. A lot of the past movies in the franchise have seemed like blundering, all flash, no substance action-y movies, and for the most part t...

Liz Rugg



First full trailer for Transformers: Age of Extinction photo
First full trailer for Transformers: Age of Extinction
by Mike Cosimano

As I sit here, ruminating on the first full trailer for Transformers: Age of Extinction, I can't help but feel like I've done this before. Twice, in fact. Michael Bay's Transformers movies and I have a difficult relationship. It's like the Sonic cycle: the last one was disappointing, but maybe this one will be good!

But look at all the signs! The designs look cleaner, the colors look brighter, everything looks a lot less dingy, and it just looks straight up fun. Will this be the first good Transformers movie? I can't wait to find out!

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Super Bowl TV spot for Transformers: Age of Extinction photo
Super Bowl TV spot for Transformers: Age of Extinction
by Nick Valdez

Folks, this might be the Transformers movie we've all been waiting for. While this official Super Bowl spot is short, it gives us more information than we can handle. In fact, this looks like a completely different series. Gone are the Labeoufs, random hot girl poses, and military action, and here in its place is the lovable (and more action oriented) Mark Wahlberg, a girl who plays his daughter instead of love interest, oh and DINOBOTS. 

Yes the dinosaur robots rumored and teased for the better half of a year have finally been revealed. AND OPTIMUS PRIME RIDES A TYRANNOSAURUS REX. It all looks so good, I'm willing to forgive the other films and look at this from a positive angle from now on. It just looks fun. Transformers: Age of Extinction rolls out June 27th. 

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10:00 AM on 12.06.2013

Michael Bay doesn't apologize for the Transformers movies

Remember Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen? Neither do I. But apparently Michael Bay does. It all started when Yahoo visited the set of Transformers: Age of Extinction, and Michael Bay reportedly stated that the fourth film...

Nick Valdez

8:00 AM on 12.02.2013

These Transformers: Age of Extinction images are handsy

Although Empire revealed our first look at the new and alien-fied Optimus Prime (since he's got a new truck, it does make sense that he has a new robot form), Paramount is still slowly teasing better looks at those dern machi...

Nick Valdez

1:00 PM on 11.25.2013

Optimus looks weird in Transformers: Age of Extinction

Ever since Trans4mers officially became Transformers: Age of Extinction, we've been waiting for our first look at one of them fancy automatons. We've gotten images of the shiny new cars, shiny new cast, shiny new Michael Bay,...

Nick Valdez

12:00 PM on 11.06.2013

Toy list names Transformers: Age of Extinction characters

Thanks to Hasbro creating a new line of toy robots to release alongside each and every Transformers movie, it was only a matter of time before we'd get the skinny on which giant robots are punching other giant robots in the f...

Nick Valdez

2:00 PM on 10.11.2013

Toy reveals Optimus Prime's new Age of Extinction look

While Michael Bay is content to show off pictures of himself and the human cast rather than the robots for the upcoming Transformers: Age of Extinction, Hasbro has jumped the gun a little and revealed one of those precious, p...

Nick Valdez

10:00 AM on 09.30.2013

Transformers: Age of Extinction photo has a funky bunch

This newest photo from the set of Transformers: Age of Extinction may not be the most exciting follow up to the amazingly poignant photo of Michael Bay, but showing off Marky Mark and his Funky Bunch (fellow co-stars Nicola P...

Nick Valdez