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Quick Question: If A Transformer Dies, Is It Disrespectful To Drive It Around Like A Car?

With that new Bumblebee movie coming out, the subject of Transformers Ethics and Culture has been gaining increased attention and scrutiny lately. This national focus has caused many Transfomers scholars to ponder some complicated questions, such as this ethical pickle: if a Transformer dies, is it disrespectful to…Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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The New Bumblebee Movie Looks Like The Iron Giant If He Was Made From VW Parts

Let’s be honest: even for a series of movies based on a line of plastic toys, the Transformers movies have generally sucked, pretty dramatically. So, my expectations for this new Bumblebee movie are pretty low. That said, there’s been some decisions that have given me the barest bit of hope: Bumblebee is a Volkswagen…Read more… […]

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The Bumblebee Preview Has a Lot of Heart But Keeps the Action of Michael Bay’s Transformers

After the last few Transformers movies, it seems safe to say not many people are excited for another one. That’s why Bumblebee is trying to do something different. It’s got Travis Knight—the director of Kubo and the Two Strings—at the helm, and it takes place in the ‘80s, long before the original films started, and…Read […]

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Here’s a look at the Chicago city block that Hollywood loves to destroy

If you like going to Hollywood blockbusters—The Dark Knight, Divergent, and most recently, Rampage—there’s one city block that by now should look very familiar. Located at East Upper Wacker Drive between North State and North Wabash in The A.V. Club’s hometown of Chicago, the block is a one-of-a-kind collection of…Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Music From The ’80s Transformers Cartoon Finally Gets An Official Release

As catchy as its opening theme was, music from the original Transformers cartoon has never had an official release. Hasbro and Legacy Recordings fix that grave oversight on March 9 with the release of Hasbro Studios Presents ‘80s TV Classics: Music from The Transformers. On vinyl, no less. Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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The Transformers Studio Series Makes Movie Bots Look Good

While I am not the biggest fan of the live-action Transformers movies, I do appreciate the “realistic” robot and vehicle designs the series has spawned. Revealed today at Toy Fair 2018, the Studio Series celebrates those designs with intricate figures packaged with movie backdrops. I might need them.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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The Transformers Studio Series Makes Movie Bots Look Good

While I am not the biggest fan of the live-action Transformers movies, I do appreciate the “realistic” robot and vehicle designs the series has spawned. Revealed today at Toy Fair 2018, the Studio Series celebrates those designs with intricate figures packaged with movie backdrops. I might need them.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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The Best Transformers Cartoon Got The Worst Video Games

“Trukk not Munkey!” was the cry of fans as they rallied against Beast Wars when it debuted in 1996. But over its three seasons of clever writing, original series easter eggs, excellent voice acting and one heroic sacrifice it became one of the most beloved animated series in Transformers history. It’s a pity its video…Read […]

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Activision Pulls Transformers Games From Steam And PlayStation Store

If you were planning on purchasing any Transformers video games on Steam or the PlayStation Network over the holidays, it’s too late. Activision’s pulled them all, along with 2014's The Legend of Korra.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Street Fighter Transformers? Why The Hell Not 

Shoryuken! Hadouken! Spinning Bird Kick! Psycho Crusher! Now transform into a car! Due out in Japan in May, Transformers X Street Fighter II figures turn four existing transforming robots into mechanical world warriors. Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Fight for Your Dreams, the new Prescription for Sleep album that turns battle music from Final Fanta

Fight for Your Dreams, the new Prescription for Sleep album that turns battle music from Final Fantasy, Undertale, Mega Man, Transformers and more into sumptuous jazzy lullabies, is now available for purchase on iTunes, Bandcamp and Spotify. Do not operate heavy weaponry while listening. Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Oh, God, Michael Bay Could Have Blown Up Stonehenge For Transformers: The Last Knight

Never let it be said that Michael Bay is not a man without a very well-defined directorial sensibility. Michael Bay is extremely good at being Michael Bay and the minute you start watching a Michael Bay movie, you know exactly what you’re in for. This is extremely true of Transformers: The Last Knight.Read more… Continue […]

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