Michael Bay is one for explosions, crude humor, beautiful people, extravagant settings and from time to time stereotypical dialogue. This was no different, but I don't hate that. The movie starts off slow, getting to know our characters we will be following from dim witted expectations to dim witted planning and dim witted execution. These guys are morons, but ignorantly so. It's fun to see this take place through the eyes of these guys.
The Rock was my favorite part…
This movie was thoroughly entertaining, obnoxiously bizarre, and outrageously weird. I had fun. It is like if Hunter S. Thompson dove into the world of sci-fi and produced the film for the Syfy channel, which I don't hate. So ridiculous that you just have to point an laugh, sometimes you are laughing with the film and sometimes you are just laughing at it.
First, I liked the way this movie looked and felt and the pacing was fantastic, making a movie that's about 140 mins feel shorter. I really love the concept and ideas that the story is based on (not having read the books) and was behind it 100% The sound design is excellent. However, it being an adaption there was a few elements I felt like I wanted or missed to immerse me more, I'm sure if I would have read…
I get that the overall idea that we are following these scientists who are trying to figure out where we come from and why we are here and where do we go. At the conclusion we are left with the same exact questions plus ones that pertain mostly to the story we just watch unfold. The story never progresses at all and still doesn't answer any of it's own questions for a narratives sake.
Visually stunning, great artistic design, to…