Bumblebee reviews talk about a departure that is low-key Michael Bay and a loving homage to very very early Spielberg

Because it works out, the answer to making a great live-action film about Transformers would be to eliminate Michael Bay through the manager’s seat. Whom woulda thunk it, appropriate?

The very first reviews for Paramount’s Bumblebee (down Dec. 21) are now online and they don’t really think twice to point out that manager Travis Knight (Kubo while the Two Strings) brings a lighter and loving hand to your franchise, leading to the most useful live-action Tranformers movie yet. Continue reading