Transformers (2007) Review

Transformers is a 2007 American sci-fi activity film dependent on the Transformers toy line. The movie, which consolidates PC movement with true to life recording, was coordinated by Michael Bay, with Steven Spielberg filling in as chief maker.

It was created by Don Murphy and Tom DeSanto, and is the main portion in the true to life Transformers film arrangement. The film stars Shia LaBeouf as Sam Witwicky, a youngster who becomes involved with a battle between the chivalrous Autobots and the abhorrent Decepticons, two groups of outsider robots who can mask themselves by changing into regular hardware, essentially vehicles.

The Autobots mean to recover and utilize the AllSpark, the article that made their mechanical race that is on Earth, to remake their home planet Cybertron and end the war, while the Decepticons have the expectation of utilizing it to assemble a military by offering life to the machines of Earth. Tyrese Gibson, Josh Duhamel, Anthony Anderson, Megan Fox, Rachael Taylor, John Turturro, and Jon Voight additionally star, while voice entertainers Peter Cullen and Hugo Weaving voice Optimus Prime and Megatron separately.

Murphy and DeSanto built up the undertaking in 2003, and DeSanto composed a treatment. Steven Spielberg went ahead board the next year, employing Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman to compose the screenplay.

The U.S. Military and General Motors (GM) advanced vehicles and airplane during recording, which set aside cash for the creation and added authenticity to the fight scenes. Hasbro's limited time crusade for the film included arrangements with different organizations; publicizing incorporated a viral promoting effort, facilitated arrivals of prequel comic books, toys, and books, just as item situation manages organizations, for example, GM, Burger King, and eBay.

Transformers got blended surveys from pundits and crowds. It turned into the 28th most elevated earning film ever at the hour of its delivery and was the fifth most noteworthy netting film of 2007, netting $709 million around the world, with an expected 46 million tickets sold in the US. The film won four honors from the Visual Effects Society and was assigned for three Academy Awards, for Best Sound Editing, Best Sound Mixing, and Best Visual Effects. LaBeouf's presentation was adulated by Empire, and Cullen's response of Optimus Prime from the 1980s TV arrangement was generally welcomed by fans. The film was trailed by four continuations, Revenge of the Fallen (2009), Dark of the Moon (2011), Age of Extinction (2014), and The Last Knight (2017), just as a side project named Bumblebee in 2018.

Made of Honor (2008) Review

Made of Honor (Made of Honour in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Canada, and Australia) is a 2008 American romantic comedy film directed by Paul Weiland and written by Adam Sztykiel, Deborah Kaplan, and Harry Elfont.

The film stars Patrick Dempsey, Michelle Monaghan, and Sydney Pollack, in his final screen appearance prior to his death less than a month after the film's release.

The plot follows a lifelong playboy who falls in love with his best friend, only to have her get engaged and ask him to be her maid of honor. It was released by Columbia Pictures in the United States on May 2, 2008.

The film garnered negative reviews from critics who criticized the formulaic humor and script, but grossed $106.4 million worldwide against a $40 million budget making it a box office success. It was released on DVD on September 16, 2008.

Hot Girls Wanted (2015) Review

Hot Girls Wanted is a 2015 American documentary film directed by Jill Bauer and Ronna Gradus. The film follows the lives of several 18- and 19-year-old pornographic actresses. The film premiered at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival and was released on Netflix on May 29, 2015.

Several 18- to 25-year-old young women are interviewed about their experiences as pornography performers. Several women, including Rachel Bernard, Tressa Silguero and Karly Stouffer are recruited by a 23-year-old pro-amateur porn agent Riley Reynolds to live in his North Miami Beach home. Silguero, 19, leaves the business.

The film was originally imagined as an exploration of male consumption of pornography on college campuses.

The filmmakers abandoned this idea when they discovered that the men were mostly watching pornographic videos starring young women.

Curious about why such a large number of young women were entering the industry, the film was reoriented to tell their story. Further edits took place after the Sundance premiere to address issues the filmmakers identified during screenings. Following discussions with the public on Twitter, some of the film's statements were also clarified.

Neighbors (2014) Review

Neighbors (released in some countries as Bad Neighbours) is a 2014 American comedy film directed by Nicholas Stoller and written by Andrew J. Cohen and Brendan O'Brien.

The film stars Seth Rogen, Zac Efron, Rose Byrne, Dave Franco and Christopher Mintz-Plasse. The plot follows a couple who come into conflict with a fraternity that has recently moved in next door, which leads them into an all out war.

The film premiered at South by Southwest on March 8, 2014 and was released on May 9 in the United States. The film received positive reviews, with praise aimed at Efron's and Byrne's breakout performances, and was a commercial success, grossing over $270 million worldwide, and is currently Rogen's highest grossing live-action movie.

A sequel, titled Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising, was released on May 20, 2016. Stoller returned to direct, with Rogen, Efron, Byrne, Mintz-Plasse, Barinholtz, Gallo, Kudrow, Buress and Franco all reprising their roles.

Wake Up Sid (2009) Review

Wake Up Sid is a 2009 Indian Hindi-language coming-of-age comedy drama film written and directed by Ayan Mukerji and produced by Karan Johar's Dharma Productions, the film was distributed by UTV Motion Pictures, with visual effects contributed by the Prime Focus Group.

The film takes place in contemporary Mumbai and tells the story of a careless, rich brat Sid Mehra (Ranbir Kapoor), a college student who is taught the value of owning up to responsibility by Aisha (Konkona Sen Sharma), an aspiring writer from Kolkata. It was a critical and commercial success. Both Kapoor and Sharma won rave reviews for their performances, and Kapoor received awards and nominations for his acting.

Siddharth "Sid" Mehra is shown an extremely lazy and carefree college student in his early twenties living in Mumbai who does not know what he wants to pursue. He hates school and he can't even bother to study and try to understand the concept of his courses (all of which he gets poor grades in).

His imagination, creativity and talent for art (especially photography) are often disregarded and ignored. Depicted as a spoiled, lazy slacker, Sid shows little concern for his plans after graduating, just barely studying for tests the night before and having no interest in working.

His father, Ram Mehra is a wealthy tycoon who wants his son Sid to excel while his mother Sarita is a housewife often frustrated by Sid's incompetence yet puts up with behaviour, ending up pampering him.

The Last Airbender (2010) Review

The Last Airbender is a 2010 American action-adventure fantasy film written, co-produced and directed by M. Night Shyamalan.

Based on the first season of the Nickelodeon animated television series Avatar: The Last Airbender, the film stars Noah Ringer as Aang, with Dev Patel as Prince Zuko, Nicola Peltz as Katara, and Jackson Rathbone as Sokka. Development for the film began in 2007. It was produced by Nickelodeon Movies and distributed by Paramount Pictures.

Premiering in New York City on June 30, 2010, it opened the following day in the rest of the United States, grossing an estimated $16 million that day.

The film was universally panned by critics, audiences, and fans of the original animated series upon its release, and is widely considered one of the worst films ever made. Many reviewers criticized the screenplay, acting, directing, casting, plot holes, unfaithfulness to source material, visual effects, editing, characters, and 3D conversion.

The Last Airbender opened in second place at the box office behind The Twilight Saga: Eclipse. Produced on a $150 million budget, the film grossed $131 million domestically and $319 million worldwide. It is the fourth highest grossing Nickelodeon film, behind The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water (2015), Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014), and The Adventures of Tintin (2011).

The film was originally envisioned as the first on a trilogy of Last Airbender films each based on the three seasons of the show, but due to the unpopularity and the low profits of the first film, the planned trilogy was left in doubt for many years and was ultimately cancelled in favor of a live-action remake of the animated series with Netflix.

The Founder (2016) Review

The Founder is a 2016 American biographical drama film directed by John Lee Hancock and written by Robert Siegel. Starring Michael Keaton as businessman Ray Kroc, the film portrays the story of his creation of the McDonald's fast-food restaurant chain.
Nick Offerman and John Carroll Lynch co-star as McDonald's founders Richard and Maurice McDonald.
The film premiered at Arclight Hollywood on December 7, 2016 and was released theatrically in the United States on January 20, 2017 by The Weinstein Company. It grossed $24 million worldwide and received generally positive reviews from critics, who praised Keaton's performance.
In 1954, Ray Kroc is a traveling milkshake machine salesman. While he has a supportive wife named Ethel and has saved enough to live a comfortable life in Arlington Heights, Illinois, he craves more. Ray also observes that many of the drive-in restaurants that he tries to sell to are inefficiently run.
After learning that a drive-in in San Bernardino is ordering an unusually large number of milkshake mixers, Ray drives to California to see it. What he finds is McDonald's—a highly popular walk-up restaurant with fast service, high-quality food, disposable packaging and a family-friendly atmosphere.