He gives Steinfeld the freedom to craft her character in ways that every member of the audience no matter what their age, gender or background can relate to, the talented actress reminding us all that her Oscar nomination for 's True Grit was hardly a fluke. Paramount Bumblebee plays like a classic 80s family movie, or even a John Hughes teen comedy, but with robots from space thrown in for good measure. See full item description. Having worked on his first directorial effort recently — the stunning Kubo and the Two Strings — along with being the lead animator on ParaNorman, Coraline and The Boxtrolls, Laika legend Travis Knight knows how to present a story to an audience in a beautifully rendered and fully realised way. Bumblebee has brought together some great names to bolster its ensemble and they all hand in great performances.
The closing moment that ties the prequel in with the entry in the Transformers series is also unnecessary and if anything is just a reminder of the mediocre place Bumblebee's story is unfortunately headed.
Brand new retro-inspired Bumblebee movie artwork released
Bumblebee is the best Transformers live-action film to date. Oh, so it's one of those not talking back? Cyclonus and Tailgate have also shared a close bond over the years that gradually evolved into a romantic relationship. She adds a level of captivating gravitas that's sublime, Charlie a terrific heroine I fell instantly in love with. The early footage revealed in trailers so far suggests a long-awaited debut for the classic G1 Generation 1 style transformers that originally came out as toys in the 80s. The series is written by Guernsey-based James Roberts, whose background is in the civil service.
Turns out this car is really a robot in disguise, an Autobot refugee from the planet Cybertron sent by Optimus Prime Peter Cullen to protect the people of Earth from the murderous machinations of the Decepticons. Paddles had a clear fondness of the humans Randall and Edand Magnificus and Ga'mede might have something going between them, but that's about it. And yes, there is the fact that IDW has previously established that Transformers are genderless in their continuity, but let's not kid ourselves about what we're seeing here. But things are looking up when Charlie's uncle Hank Len Cariou gifts his niece an old, barely running yellow Volkswagen Beetle, her delight in owning a functioning vehicle she can likely fix up into something magnificent noticeably palpable. He was in the Tony Benn mould, an international socialist. Having only two major credits to her name prior to writing Bumblebee, Christina Hodson is a relative new kid on the block with only Shut In and Unforgettable on her CV. Charmingly retrograde Bumblebee more than meets the eye.