Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Honest Trailer for Transformers: The Last Knight

Oddly late in its arrival, Screen Junkies has finally posted their Honest Trailer for Transformers: The Last Knight. As is the norm for this series, it a humorous but no holds bar take on the film so if a fan of the film will likely not like the below video.

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Transformers: The Last Knight Receives Multiple Razzie Nominations

In what has unfortunately become a tradition for the franchise, Transformers: The Last Knight "won" multiple nominations for The 38th Annual Golden Raspberry Awards. The awards are an anti-Oscar as it "rewards" the worst movies of the year with the nominations announced the day before the Oscar nominations (aka "the best" movies of the year). Pretty much the entire lead adult cast, writers and Michael Bay scored nominations but on the bright side the movie has some strong competition with Fifty Shades Darker, The Mummy, Baywatch, Mother and others also getting multiple nominations. While I was not a fan of the film, there were worst films that should have taken its place like The Book of Henry and The Snowman. The winner will be revealed the night before the Oscar ceremony on March 3rd.

Worst Picture
The Emoji Movie
Transformers: The Last Knight
Fifty Shades Darker
The Mummy
Baywatch

Poisonous Performance by an Actor
Tom Cruise, The Mummy
Jamie Dornan, Fifty Shades Darker
Mark Wahlberg, Daddy’s Home 2 and Transformers: The Last Knight
Johnny Depp, Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales
Zac Efron, Baywatch

Worst Supporting Actor
Javier Bardem, Mother! and Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales
Russell Crowe, The Mummy
Josh Duhamel, Transformers: The Last Knight
Mel Gibson, Daddy’s Home 2
Anthony Hopkins, Collide and Transformers: The Last Knight

Worst Supporting Actress
Kim Basinger, Fifty Shades Darker
Sofia Boutella, The Mummy
Laura Haddock, Transformers: The Last Knight
Goldie Hawn, Snatched
Susan Sarandon, A Bad Moms Christmas

Worst Onscreen Combo
Any Combination of Two Characters, Two Sex Toys or Two Sexual Positions, Fifty Shades Darker
Any Combination of Two Humans, Two Robots or Two Explosions, Transformers: The Last Knight
Any Two Obnoxious Emojis, The Emoji Movie
Johnny Depp and His Worn Out Drunk Routine, Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales
Tyler Perry and Either the Ratty Old Dress or Worn Out Wig, Boo! 2: A Madea Halloween

Worst Remake, Ripoff or Sequel
Baywatch
Boo! 2: A Madea Halloween
Fifty Shades Darker
The Mummy
Transformers: The Last Knight

Worst Director

Darren Aronofsky, Mother!
Michael Bay, Transformers: The Last Knight
James Foley, Fifty Shades Darker
Alex Kurtzman, The Mummy
Anthony Leonidis, The Emoji Movie

Worst Screenplay
Baywatch
The Emoji Movie
Fifty Shades Darker
The Mummy
Transformers: The Last Knight

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Luke Skywalker and Hellboy Join Transformers: Prime Wars Trilogy (Updated)

With the just concluded run of Transformers: Titans Wars, it is already time to turn a little bit of attention to the concluding chapter of the Prime Wars Trilogy. Today Machinima and Hasbro have announced that Mark Hamill (the best Joker voice, Star Wars) and Ron Perlman (Hellboy, many other things) have joined the voice cast of Transformers: Power of the Primes. Hamill will voice Megatronus while Perlman will voice Optimus Primal (the character was fan voted to be the next Prime...). Other new voice actors joining the series will be Mikey Way (My Chemical Romance, my guess is voice of Jazz), Jaime King (Sin City, my guess is voice of Arcee), Gregg Berger (G1 Grimlock and likely reprising the role), and Samoa Joe as Predaking. Returning actors include Wil Wheaton (Perceptor), Judd Nelson (Rodimus), and Kari Wahlgren (Windblade). The final season will launch sometime in the second quarter (so Spring/Summer).

Update: The pair released the official voice cast and role list along with poster for Megatronus.

NEW TALENT FOR POWER OF THE PRIMES

Ron Perlman (OPTIMUS PRIMAL) – Star of the original Hellboy franchise, Sons of Anarchy, Hand of God, and Adventure Time.
Jamie King (SOLUS PRIME) – Star of Hart of Dixie and Star Wars: The Clone Wars.
Gregg Berger (GRIMLOCK/VOLCANICUS) – The original voice of Grimlock from the 1986 film The Transformers: The Movie.
Nuufolau Joel Seanoa (Samoa Joe) (PREDAKING) – Professional wrestler currently signed to WWE.
Mikey Way (SNARL) – Musician best known as the bassist from the rock band My Chemical Romance.

RETURNING TALENT:
Mark Hamill (MEGATRONUS) – Star of the Star Wars franchise. Also known for his work as the The Joker in various animated Batman projects.
Wil Wheaton (PERCEPTOR) – Star of The Big Bang Theory and Star Trek: The Next Generation.
Judd Nelson (RODIMUS CRON) – Star of The Breakfast Club and St. Elmo’s Fire and the original voice of Hot Rod/Rodimus Prime from the 1986 animated film The Transformers: The Movie.
Kari Wahlgren (VICTORION) – Well known voice over actress with credits including Rick and Morty, The Fairly Odd Parents, and Phineas and Ferb.
Jason Marnocha (MEGATRON) – Actor from Bat In the Sun’s popular YouTube series Super Power Beat Down. Previously voiced the character of Megatron in COMBINER WARS and TITANS RETURN.
Abby Trott (WINDBLADE) – Voice over actress with credits including video games Halo Wars 2 and Killer Instinct. Previously voiced the character of Windblade in COMBINER WARS and TITANS RETURN.
Patrick Seitz (OVERLORD) – Voice over actor with credits including Call of Duty: WWII and World of Warcraft: Legion. Previously voiced the character of Devastator in COMBINER WARS and Overlord in TITANS RETURN.
Rob Dyke (DEVASTATOR) – YouTube creator best known for his Seriously Strange series. Previously voiced the character of Devastator in TITANS RETURN.
DashieGames (MENASOR) – Popular YouTube gamer with more than 6 million subscribers. Previously voiced the character of Menasor in COMBINER WARS and TITANS RETURN.
MatPat (SWOOP) – YouTube influencer and creator of the web series Game Theorist, Film Theorist, GT Live and MatPat’s Game Lab. Previously voiced the character of Computron in TITANS RETURN.
Frank Todaro (SLUDGE) – Voice over actor who previously voiced Starscream and Trypticon in COMBINER WARS and TITANS RETURN. Other credits include the video game franchise LittleBigPlanet.

Transformers: Titans Wars Concludes

The final episode of Transformers: Titans Wars is now available. In "All Things Must Pass", the arrival of the founder of the Decepticons (voiced by Mark Hamill) leads to the fall of a hero. The last of the trilogy, Power of the Primes, is expected in the next month or so. Ep10: All Things Must Pass | Series on go90: in US | international

Ep 1: Aftermath and Rebirth | Ep 2: Our Heroes Respond | Ep 3: The Fight Begins | Ep 4: Overlord and Emissary | Ep 5: At the Last Second | Ep 6: Desperate Actions | Ep 7: Run For Our Lives | Ep 8: In Good Hands | Ep 9: Consumed | Ep 10: All Things Must Pass

Tuesday, January 02, 2018

Transformers: Titan Wars Episodes 8 and 9

Here are the next two episodes of Transformers: Titan Wars. "In Good Hands" continues as Ghost Starscream/Trypticon continue to do battle against the Uber Combiner while Optimus Prime enters the battle. In "The Consumed" its Fortress Maximus' turn while tactical errors just make things worse. Ep8: In Good Hands | Ep9: Consumed | Series on go90: in US | international
 
               
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