Tag Archives: Transformers; The Last Knight

Australian Box Office Report: Transformers tops a crowded film franchise chart

It’s a sign of the times that the school holidays (and the USA’s summer blockbuster season) are upon us, as Transformers: The Last Knight tops the chart this week, making $4.46m in the process. It’s not a particularly impressive sum, however – the amount is the smallest opening weekend for a #1 film since King Arthur: Legend Of The Sword opened in theatres over a month ago.  Our reviewer didn’t love it, nor did many others worldwide, and it had the lowest debut of the series in the USA.  But still enough to top the charts in both territories.
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Film Review: Transformers: The Last Knight (USA, 2017) is a nonsensical, explosion littered mess

It’s gotten to a point now where it doesn’t matter what you think. 2014’s soft reboot Transformers: Age of Extinction was a woeful film, torn apart by critics and made its predecessors look like Citizen Kane in comparison. And yet, it grossed over $1 billion worldwide. It maintains a spot in the top 20 highest grossing films of all time. After four films, I guess you couldn’t blame Michael Bay and Paramount for simply phoning it in for their next sequel. And they did. Oh they so did. In fact they texted it in.... Continue Reading

Here’s all the “Big Game Spot” trailers that premiered during the Super Bowl LI

Today was a massive day for sports. You probably heard about it. The Atlanta Falcons blew a 25 point lead and fell to the New England Patriots at Superbowl LI. But maybe you’re not into sports. Maybe, like us here at The Iris, you’re major movie buffs and if that’s the case, then the Superbowl is a pretty cool time for us too, as some of the biggest TV spots for upcoming films are shown throughout the event.... Continue Reading

Spiderman, Transformers, Altar Rock and An Interview with God all make new casting announcements

Spider-Man: Homecoming looks like it will have more names attached than the entire nine seasons of Seinfeld before it finishes casting, as new additions Garcelle Beauvais (White House Down), Tiffany Espensen (Kirby Buckets) and  Tyne Daly (Cagney and Lacey) all take on as-yet-anonymous roles.... Continue Reading