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Review: In ‘The Last Knight,’ round 5 for the Transformers

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A concussed serenity sets in somewhere in the middle of the ceaseless ballet of metal and machismo in Michael Bay’s “Transformers: The Last Knight.” Freed of concerns like plausibility or story, you can simply gape in wonder at the ruthlessly thunderous images in front of you. Maybe that’s the feeling of brain cells dying a painful, anguished death. It’s a sensation I imagine cornered boxers sometimes experience while blow after blow rains down upon them. Dazed by the unrelenting digital…

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Where is the plaque for alternates? In other words, Scott Wagman’s TV spot is a loser

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Scott Wagman’s campaign debuted its first television commercial. I haven’t seen something so bad since I walked out of Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen. Like the Transformers movies, this commercial had an almost unlimited budget, yet the dollars don’t end up on the screen. That’s because, despite his significant financial advantage, Scott Wagman doesn’t have anything new to say. To quote Oscar Wilde, “if it’s not on the page,” it won’t end up on the screen. Somehow and for some…

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