I like it on a superficial level. It looks and sounds like Star Wars, but the story just isn't there. It doesn't have enough substance to feel like it has momentum. It sacrifices logic left and right so it can service moments it wants. Starkiller base was built in the same neighborhood of planets as the republic, but no one seemed to notice the giant laser barrel? We dont know the mechanics of the new republic so it doesn't feel…
I loved this movie. It dealt with some wonderful stuff. Abel struggles to keep the legitimacy of himself and his business throughout the story. He's a badass too. So is his wife, but for different reasons. You could argue that Abel is a self righteous guy, but that quality also makes him admirable. He's genuinely trying to do the legal thing while everyone is trying to sway him. I loved his moral tug of war. I also love the way they portrayed New York. It felt like we were transported back to a different time.
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This movie SUUUUUUCKED. I really gave it the benefit of the doubt, too. I tried to enjoy Age of Extinction and did to some extent. I just couldn't accept how bad this movie was. Lazy writing. No Optimus for 2/3 of it. His coming back to the good side over a dumber reason than Martha in BVS. Two lead characters with zero chemistry. This movie didn't have an ounce of charm or humor. The effects towards the end were good,…