Hot Take: Transformers: The Last Knight | Movie Hot Take
Hot Take: Less than meets the eye. But I didn't hate it and that's confusing. (Don't mistake that for me saying it was good. It was terrible.) At this point, my childhood has been brutalized by Michael Bay so often, I think I'm getting used to it. Bay's latest assault on my childhood memories is the fifth installment in the Transformers series, Transformers: The Last Knight. Luckily, this isn't the longest Transformers in the series. Transformers: Age of Extinction clocked in at a Lord of the Rings-esque 165 minutes which makes Transformers: The Last Knight slight at only 149 minutes. Even better for the latest Universal cash grab is that it is not the worst film in the series, either. What is interesting about the latest Transformers film is how seriously it takes itself on one hand but at the very same time seems to think it's a joke. It's also interesting to see a film that could badly need an editor actually had six of them yet still couldn't trim itself down to a more reasonable