Bumblebee (2018)

STORY – 0
DIRECTOR – 0
ACTOR – 1
MUSIC – 0
CULT – 0

VERDICT – 1/5

 
PROS –
N/A

 

CONS –
1) Just another sci-fi movie exploiting the 1980s nostalgia.
2) What is the point of making a soft-reboot-prequel of a movie which is barely 10 years old?

 
QUOTE –
Agent Burns: They literally call themselves Decepticons. That doesn’t set off any red flags?

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G.I. Joe: The Movie (1987)

STORY – 1
DIRECTOR – 1
MUSIC – 0
CULT – 1

VERDICT – 3/4

 
PROS –
1) Cobra-La mythology. Fascinating super-villains like Golobulus, Pythona and especially Nemesis Enforcer.
2) The rich storyline with engaging sub-plots. A movie full of heroes and villains.
3) The Trial Of Cobra Commander. 
4) Sgt. Slaughter and his “Renegades” at the “Slaughter House”.
5) The charm of traditionally animated movies of the 80s is unparalleled.

 

CONS –
N/A

 
QUOTE –
YO JOE!

Transformers (2007)

STORY – 1
DIRECTOR – 1
ACTOR – 1
MUSIC – 1
CULT – 1

Verdict – 5/5

Pros –
1) Giant robo-monsters fight.
2) Scorponok; Qatar battle.
3) BumbleBee / Chevy Camaro & Optimus Prime / Peterbilt 379 .
4) Michael Bay’s direction is undoubtedly certified summer blockbuster.No matter how bad the story is.
5) What I’ve Done (LP)

 

Cons –
1) Shia LaBeouf as Sam Witwicky

 

Quote –
“Optimus Prime: I am Optimus Prime, and I send this message to any surviving Autobots taking refuge among the stars. We are here. We are waiting.”