Transformers: Age of Extinction

As humanity picks up the pieces, following the conclusion of “Transformers: Dark of the Moon,” Autobots and Decepticons have all but vanished from the face of the planet. However, a group of powerful, ingenious businessman and scientists attempt to learn from past Transformer incursions and push the boundaries of technology beyond what they can control – all while an ancient, powerful Transformer menace sets Earth in his cross-hairs.

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Film Cast:

  • Cade Yeager: Mark Wahlberg
  • Joshua: Stanley Tucci
  • Tessa Yeager: Nicola Peltz
  • Shane: Jack Reynor
  • Savoy: Titus Welliver
  • Harold Attinger: Kelsey Grammer
  • Darcy: Sophia Myles
  • Su Yueming: Li Bingbing
  • Lucas Flannery: T. J. Miller
  • Gill Wembley: James Bachman
  • Chief of Staff: Thomas Lennon
  • CIA Director: Charles Parnell
  • Convertible Passenger: Han Geng
  • CIA Analyst: Erika Fong
  • CIA Analyst: Michael Collins
  • Elevator Boxer: Zou Shiming
  • Theater Landlord: Richard Riehle
  • Landlord’s Grandson: Patrick Bristow
  • Realtor: Cleo King
  • Realtor Client: Calvin Wimmer
  • Arctic Site Foreman: Glenn Keogh
  • Arctic Site Guard: David Midthunder
  • Air Force Operator: Richard Gallion
  • Air Force Technician: Nick Horst
  • Wembley’s Associate: Kassem Gharaibeh
  • KSI Security Chief: Yanis Kalnins
  • KSI Executive: Edward T. Welburn
  • KSI Guard: Peter A Kelly
  • KSI Spokesmodel: Jessica Gomes
  • KSI Scientist: Andreas Beckett
  • KSI Scientist: Alexander Leeb
  • KSI Robot Controller: Jamison Haase
  • KSI Robot Controller: Drew Wicks
  • KSI Factory Executive: Gene Shieh
  • KSI Factory Executive: Woei Bee
  • KSI Greeter: Wang Ying
  • KSI Worker: William Wang
  • Joshua’s Assistant: Abigail Klein
  • Joshua’s Assistant: Melanie Specht
  • Joshua’s Assistant: Greg Matthew Anderson
  • Attinger’s Driver: Austin Lin
  • Joshua’s Assistant: Victoria Summer
  • Motorist: Kevin Covais
  • Robot Thief: B. Adam Baillio
  • Cemetery Wind Team: Mikal Vega
  • Cemetery Wind Team: Andrew Arrabito
  • Cemetery Wind Team: Tyrone Smith
  • Cemetery Wind Team: Kenny Sheard
  • Cemetery Wind Team: Kevin Kent
  • Hong Kong Police Chief: Michael Wong Man-Tak
  • Hong Kong Man in Suit: King-Man Yip
  • Motorcycle Owner: Ray Lui
  • Woman in Elevator: Candice Zhao
  • Hong Kong Police Officer: Li Jun Ting
  • Hong Kong Police Officer: Howard Y. Woo
  • Hong Kong Police Officer: Jingsheng Yu
  • Hong Kong Police Officer: Ben Wang
  • Hong Kong Police Officer: Eddie San Chan
  • Pangu Hotel Greeter: Zhang Tianyu
  • Chinese Minister of Defense: Wu Gang
  • Assistant to Minister of Defense: Teresa Daley
  • Optimus Prime (voice): Peter Cullen
  • Galvatron (voice): Frank Welker
  • Hound (voice): John Goodman
  • Drift (voice): Ken Watanabe
  • Ratchet (voice): Robert Foxworth
  • Crosshairs (voice): John DiMaggio
  • Lockdown (voice): Mark Ryan
  • Brains (voice): Reno Wilson
  • Truck Passenger: Michael Bay

Film Crew:

  • Casting: Denise Chamian
  • Executive Producer: Steven Spielberg
  • Editor: William Goldenberg
  • Editor: Paul Rubell
  • Director: Michael Bay
  • Producer: Don Murphy
  • Co-Producer: K.C. Hodenfield
  • Producer: Ian Bryce
  • Producer: Lorenzo Di Bonaventura
  • Screenplay: Ehren Kruger
  • Production Design: Jeffrey Beecroft
  • Art Direction: William Ladd Skinner
  • Editor: Roger Barton
  • Co-Producer: Dany Wolf
  • Set Designer: Hugo Santiago
  • Set Decoration: Rosemary Brandenburg
  • Supervising Art Director: Mark W. Mansbridge
  • Original Music Composer: Steve Jablonsky
  • Producer: Tom DeSanto
  • Executive Producer: Brian Goldner
  • Executive Producer: Mark Vahradian
  • Foley: Dawn Lunsford
  • Foley: Alicia Stevenson
  • Co-Producer: Allegra Clegg
  • Casting: Jennifer Rudnicke
  • Casting: Mickie Paskal
  • Costume Design: Marie-Sylvie Deveau
  • Co-Producer: Matthew Cohan
  • Set Designer: Karl J. Martin
  • Set Designer: Dean Wolcott
  • Art Direction: Sebastian Schroder
  • Director of Photography: Amir Mokri
  • Foley: John Roesch
  • Art Direction: David E. Scott
  • Art Direction: Steve Cooper
  • Art Direction: Ben Procter
  • Costume Supervisor: Lisa Lovaas
  • Art Direction: Benjamin Edelberg
  • Art Direction: Mark Walters
  • Set Dressing Artist: Mark Kwiatkowski
  • Sound Designer: John Marquis
  • Sound Designer: Tobias Poppe
  • Set Costumer: Tricia Yoo
  • Set Designer: Joseph Hiura
  • Supervising Sound Editor: Erik Aadahl
  • Supervising Sound Editor: Ethan van der Ryn
  • Special Effects Coordinator: Eric Frazier
  • Set Designer: Jeff B. Adams Jr.
  • Set Designer: Bria Kinter
  • Set Dressing Artist: Jenni Knight
  • Construction Coordinator: Jonas Kirk
  • Art Department Coordinator: Leah Palen
  • Set Designer: Jeff Markwith
  • Visual Effects Supervisor: Ahdee Chiu
  • Visual Effects Supervisor: Nigel Denton-Howes
  • Visual Effects Supervisor: Mohen Leo
  • Visual Effects Producer: Greg Maloney
  • Visual Effects Producer: Karey Maltzahn
  • Visual Effects Producer: Ben Pickering
  • Visual Effects Producer: Shelly Sharma
  • Visual Effects Producer: Dane Allan Smith
  • Visual Effects Producer: Mark Van Ee
  • Still Photographer: Andrew Cooper
  • Set Costumer: Jeanie Baker
  • Script Supervisor: Alicia Accardo
  • Co-Producer: Michael Kase
  • Lighting Technician: Justin Hammond
  • Compositors: Brian N. Bentley
  • Animation: Anthony Rizzo
  • Compositors: Michael Queen
  • Animation: Kyle Dunlevy
  • Animation: Erik Baker
  • Animation: Emilio Ghorayeb
  • Software Engineer: Yan Zou
  • Layout: Weicheng Jiang
  • Visual Effects Editor: Darren Griffiths
  • Compositors: Wayne Jaworskyj
  • Compositors: Jacob Jared Jones
  • Compositors: Joo-Hwan Park
  • VFX Artist: Aaron Williams
  • Compositors: Jessica Wolff
  • VFX Artist: Loren Robinson
  • Animation: Yuhon Ng
  • VFX Artist: Ben O’Brien
  • Animation: Mickael Coedel
  • VFX Artist: Bastiaan Koch
  • Stereoscopic Supervisor: Sean MacKenzie
  • Musician: John Wakefield

Movie Reviews:

  • Grant English: Is there any excuse available that will justify spending 2 hours, 45 minutes to watch this film? Or why I am gifting it three stars?

    It was a free rental at Redox.
    I normally enjoy Mark Wahlberg movies.
    I love Bumblebee.

    Do any of these hold water?

    I know one thing that doesn’t hold a lot of water – the story. Does it really matter at this point in the franchise? There are good guy Transformers called Autobots and bad guy Transformers called Decepticons and standing between them are stupid humans that betray their species for profit – normally it’s the U.S. Government. BUT wait – there is one hero that will change all of this and talk Optimus Prime (Autobot Boss Daddy) into fighting one last battle (for the fourth or fifth time – I’ve lost count at this point) while some hot-looking woman runs around explosions in short-shorts.

    You now know all you need to know about the entire _Transformer_ franchise.

    For this incarnation we trade out Shia LeBeouf for Mark Wahlberg and Courtney Fox for Nicola Pelz. And now for the twist…wait for it… Mark Wahlberg plays Nicola Pelz’s FATHER. That’s right – the FATHER. Yeah, it totally doesn’t work. At all.

    There’s a point in the movie about 90 minutes in where it looks like all the loose ends are going to get tied up and I thought: You know, that wasn’t so bad. Good action flick, a bit hoaky at points but watchable.

    And then the movie keeps going. And going. For another 90 minutes. And you basically watch the movie again except instead of it being in Texas and Chicago, it’s in China and Hong Kong.

    It’s too long, too many explosions, too many American flags and Texas flags in the background. This movie desperately needs an editor or it needs to be euthanized. Probably the latter.

    John Goodman and Ken Watanabe lend their voices serve as decent comic relief but there’s not a lot that can save this film. Bumblebee deserved better.

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