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Michael Bay "Passing On The Transformers Baton" - But Does Anybody Want It?

By Michael West | 12th August 2014

Michael Bay, the action movie director who scored a hit over the weekend with Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, says he will hand over the baton to other filmmakers for new Transformers movies. The latest movie...

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10 Of The Worst 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' Reviews

By Stephanie Chase | 11th August 2014

Critics haven't exactly been kind to the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie, which opened in US theatres on Friday. Scoring just 20% on Rotten Tomatoes, the Michael Bay produced reboot has suffered a critical...

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Well Done Guys, Now They're Making A 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' Sequel

By Michael West | 11th August 2014

Despite being one of the worst reviewed big-budget movies since...well, since Transformers: Age of Extinction. Michael Bay's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles pulled in $65 million on debut to convince the top brass at Paramount Pictures...

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After Box Office Shelling, "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" Is Getting A Sequel

By Victoria Pavlova | 11th August 2014

After the poorly received TMNT movie managed to claw at a box office victory this weekend ($65 million domestic, according to Box Office Mojo), Paramount are expanding their investment in a big way. The studio...

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'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' Is Awful - But It's Gonna Take $60 Million

By Michael West | 9th August 2014

Despite reviews so appalling they bordered on the ridiculous, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles should comfortably overhaul Guardians of the Galaxy at the box-office this weekend, on its way to a cool $50 million debut. The...

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So, Yeah...'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' About That...

By Michael West | 8th August 2014

There's really no excuses here. Despite not one single person clamouring for a rebooted Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie, Paramount went and did it anyway - throwing $125 million at the thing and letting Michael...

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'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' Premiere Hits Los Angeles [Pictures]

By Charlotte Court | 5th August 2014

The stars of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles reboot were out in full force on Sunday 3 August for the film’s premiere in Los Angeles. Megan Fox, who plays intrepid reporter April O’Neil, stepped on...

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Apes, Transformers And Dragons: But Where Are The Women In The Summer Blockbusters 2014?

By Charlotte Court | 21st July 2014

Summer has arrived (if you ignore the weekend rain) and so have some fantastic cinematic blockbusters.There’s exciting viewing for everyone: out-and-out action, talking apes on a CGI-level almost incomprehensible, tamed dragons, a cinematic experiment that...

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Transformers: Age Of Extinction Defies Critics

By Rich Cline | 11th July 2014

Michael Bay's Transformer movies are unique in that they always get bad reviews but make a fortune at the box office. Is this just an example of critics being out of touch with audiences? Or...

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A Week In News: Sheeran's 'X' Ed, 'Transformers' Schools Rivals, Monty Python Class Reunion, A 'Hundred-year-old Man' Breaks All The Rules

By Lauren James | 4th July 2014

Glastooo!: You'd have had to have been living under 17 rocks on the other side of the world to avoid the constant Glastonbury Festival coverage. As well as hundreds of thousands of punters, Somerset's Worthy...

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4 Reasons Why You Should Go See 'Transformers: Age Of Extinction’ This Weekend

By Stephanie Chase | 4th July 2014

It may hold a shockingly bad 17% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, but Transformers: Age of Extinction, the franchise’s fourth instalment is making some serious money in both the US and China. But this weekend (July...

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Transformers: Age Of Extinction Is Rubbish, But Just How Much Money Can It Make?

By Jack de Aguilar | 2nd July 2014

It’s been a mixed week for Michael Bay, Mark Wahlberg and Transformers: Age of Extinction. First off, weak reviews emanated from the press, threatening to derail the bandwagon that had, until then, been moving pretty...

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'Transformers: Age Of Extinction' May Be Bad, But It's Making A Ton Of Money

By Michael West | 1st July 2014

'Transformers: Age of Extinction' has claimed over $100 million in North American ticket sales alone for its opening weekend. Paramount Pictures said on Monday that Michael Bay's big budget epic sold $100,038,390 of tickets in...

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'Transformers 4' Extinguishes Box Office Rivals With Monster Opener

By Lauren James | 30th June 2014

Transformers: Age of Extinction has performed in almost a literal sense, eliminating its rivals at the box office on its opening weekend. Michael Bay's action sequel - the fourth so far in the franchise -...

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Bound For Extinction? When Will Michael Bay Stop Making Transformers Movies?

By Michael West | 28th June 2014

Let's talk about Transformers: Age of Extinction. It begins after an epic battle left a great city torn apart. It has a shiny new cast including Mark Wahlberg. Optimus Prime is back. It's billed as...

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Wise-cracking 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' Trailer Ramps Up Battle With Shredder

By Michael West | 26th June 2014

A new full length trailer for the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles reboot has rolled out online, showing the heroic reptiles stepping up their battle with the armoured villain Shredder. The movie stars Megan Fox as...

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Time For "Transformers: Age Of Extinction" To Prove Its Metal With Early Release In China

By Victoria Pavlova | 26th June 2014

Transformers: Age of Extinction opens in Hong Kong today, after months of anticipation. Since the previous movies of the franchise performed so well on the Chinese market (which is now the second biggest film market...

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'Transformers: Age Of Extinction' First Reviews: Another No-go?

By Lauren James | 25th June 2014

The release of Transformers: Age of Extinction is just days away in the USA, meaning fans of Michael Bay's franchise will soon be gingerly heading back into cinemas once more to see whether the new...

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Michael Bay & Mark Wahlberg Grew To Love Filming 'Transformers 4: Age Of Extinction' In Hong Kong

By Nick Hill | 22nd June 2014

Director Michael Bay and actor Mark Wahlberg grew to adore the city of Hong Kong when filming the hotly anticipated sequel 'Transformers 4: Age Of Extinction,' which began in May 2013.Bay grew very fond of...

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A Week In Movies: The Fault In Our Stars Hits London, Transformers Bows In Hong Kong, New Trailers For Washington, Daniels, Carrey And More

By Rich Cline | 20th June 2014

Fans lined the streets outside London's May Fair Hotel to glimpse the cast of the teen hit The Fault in Our Stars as they attended a special gala screening in advance of the film's opening...

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Will 'Transformers: Age Of Extinction' Beat 'Godzilla' And 'X-men: Dofp' To The Year's Box Office Crown?

By Jack de Aguilar | 28th May 2014

Springtime has given us The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Godzilla and X-Men Days of Future Past and Captain America: The Winter Soldier so far. All worthy contenders for the year’s box office top spot – but...

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New Transformers: Age Of Extinction Trailer: "This Isn't War - It's Human Extinction" [Trailer + Pictures]

By Jack de Aguilar | 23rd May 2014

As anticipation for Michael Bay’s latest Transformers mega-popcorn super movie reaches new heights, a new trailer featuring heavy emphasis on all-out Transformer v Decepticons with thrown in dinobots warfare. But as the trailer warns us:...

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'Transformers 4' Poster Shows Sword-wielding Optimus Prime, Riding A T-rex

By Lauren James | 13th May 2014

A new promo poster has been released for the fantasy action sequel Transformers: Age of Extinction, showing lead autobot Optimus Prime riding bareback on a robotic T-Rex whilst brandishing a huge sword. Fans at the...

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Nerd Alert: "Flinstones" And "Power Rangers" Movies To Follow On The Heels Of "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles"

By Victoria Pavlova | 8th May 2014

A 90s kid’s typical Saturday morning is coming to the big screen next year. With Paramount and Nickelodeon teaming up on a feature-length Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles film, two more flicks based off childhood favorites...

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'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' Trailer: A Closer Look At Our Heroes

By Stephanie Chase | 2nd May 2014

Cowabunga, there’s a new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles trailer! Problem is, it’s pretty much the same as the last trailer, but with two very important exceptions. This time we were offered our best look at...

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A Week In News: 'Divergent' Dominates, A "Conscious Uncoupling," And Teenage Turtles Suit Up

By Lauren James | 28th March 2014

Gwyneth Paltrow & Chris Martin Split: Actress Gwyneth Paltrow and her husband, Coldplay frontman Chris Martin announced this week that they were splitting up. Well, instead they described their split as a "conscious uncoupling," a...

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Grab Your First Slice Of 'The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' [Trailer + Pictures]

By Jack de Aguilar | 28th March 2014

Leonardo, Raphael, Michelangelo and Donatello and their sensei, Master Splinter are all back from the depths of your childhood TV set to make it big on the silver screen.The Michael Bay-produced reboot of Teenage Mutant...

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Alien Robots Use Earth As Their Battlefield In 'Transformers 4: Age Of Extinction' [Trailer + Pictures]

By Jack de Aguilar | 5th March 2014

With all that Oscars nonsense out of the way, it’s time to focus on explosions, Mark Wahlberg and massive robots. Luckily,Transformers 4: Age of Extinctionis basically made up of those three things; showcased by the...

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"Transformers: Age Of Extinction" Trailer - Explosions, Mark Wahlberg, More Explosions

By Victoria Pavlova | 5th March 2014

Shia LaBeouf may have been replaced from the Transformers franchise, but all that matters is that Michael Bay is staying, as he reminded us with the flashiest, most-explotion filled trailer of forever. The new installment,...

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Man Jailed For Blackmailing 'Transformers' Crew, Scuffling With Michael Bay

By Michael West | 26th February 2014

A man has been jailed for attempting to blackmail the Transformers 4 film crew while they were shooting scenes in Hong Kong. Mak Chi-shing was sentenced to two years in jail and his brothers six...

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