Column | Jun 26, 2014 | 5:25 PM
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Story | Jun 22, 2014 | 10:30 AMIt's not just that the Autobots look more distinctive and easier to tell apart than ever in "Transformers: Age of Extinction" -- as Optimus Prime never tires of reminding us, these robots have actual souls. So who cares if the human characters are even more dispensable and the plot even more scattershot than usual? Resurrected to take on man-made knock-offs of themselves, these metallic superheroes cause so much destruction, it's as if they're trying to find a literal new definition for the term "blockbuster" -- and indeed, as in the 2007-11 trilogy, which raked in $2.6 billion globally, helmer Michael Bay continues to evolve ways to make robotic shape-shifting look increasingly seamless and realistic in 3D. Extensive location shooting in Hong Kong and China provides a colorful new battlefield as well as an opportunity to cash in on the franchise's second most lucrative market, and boffo B.O. is expected globally following the pic's world premiere in Hong Kong and its public unveiling at the Shanghai Film Festival.
Story | May 8, 2014 | 6:30 PM
John Goodman and Ken Watanabe are on board to voice new autobots in Paramount's "Transformers: Age of Extinction." Michael Bay is directing the movie with Mark Wahlberg and Jack Reynor starring. Goodman will play Autobot Hound, Watanabe will play Drift,...
Story | Mar 25, 2014 | 2:30 PM
Count Frank Welker among the number of people who think the world needs more "Curious George." Welker is a renowned voice actor who helped create such notable tones as the voice of Fred in the long-running adventures of "Scooby-Doo"; Slimer in a 1980s...
Story | Nov 18, 2012 | 9:26 PM