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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 12A
Cast
Shia LaBeouf
Jon Voight
Travis Van Winkle
Megan Fox
Peter Cullen
Hugo Weaving
Josh Duhamel
Tyrese Gibson
Directors
Michael Bay
Screenwriters
Alex Kurtzman
Roberto Orci
Running Time
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Plot
Dippy youngster Sam Witwicky (LaBeouf) is caught in the race to find a holy relic of robots who adapt by ‘transforming’ into local vehicles. On one side are the decent, human-protecting Autobots (Optimus Prime, Bumblebee, Ironhide and Jazz); on the other the cruel, destructive Decepticons (with Megatron, Starscream and Barricade). Activate!


Verdict
The script may have rubbery legs, but the action is rock-hard. The surprise is the lightness of touch: treat as a comedy for best results.


Reviewed by Ian Nathan

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