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"Transformers: Dark of the Moon" - Critics Hate It, Audiences Love It + Shia Likes Not Having To Act

Photo of Tambay A. Obenson By Tambay A. Obenson | Shadow and Act June 29, 2011 at 2:41AM

It opens wide today, though there have been press screenings, as well as some midnight screenings for regular folk. I'm not at all interested in the film, so I didn't bother with either. That last one was a long, loud, bloated mess of a film. And I think I'm done with Michael Bay movies for awhile. At least, I won't pay to see them in theaters. I'll wait till they're streaming on Netflix.
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It opens wide today, though there have been press screenings, as well as some midnight screenings for regular folk. I'm not at all interested in the film, so I didn't bother with either. That last one was a long, loud, bloated mess of a film. And I think I'm done with Michael Bay movies for awhile. At least, I won't pay to see them in theaters. I'll wait till they're streaming on Netflix.

Sergio already shared his early thoughts on the film (HERE), and, once again, showing the widening disconnect between critics and audiences, check out the graphic above.

So, I'm sure the $200 million film will do very well at the box office, playing well within its target demographic, ensuring that there'll be a Transformers 4 (the first 2 films in the series raked in a combined $1.5 billion in ticket sales worldwide), though I read that star Shia LaBeoufwon't be returning for anymore.

And speaking of Shia, watch him in the clip below explain why he likes being in the action franchise. So who's planning on seeing this?


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