It's long since time to retire the sexist notion that women only go to movies that have "women's" issues or have "feminine-friendly" subplots.
The fact that it is considered preposterous for a writer to not dismiss Bay's work in the most vehement of terms points up a dramatic disconnect between the critical community and the movie-going audience.
The "biggest movie of the summer," Transformers 2 is also the most soulless and awful; impressive considering the litany of cinematic trains wrecks we've endured the past two months.
Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen represents a shocking amount of effort and skill going into a product of little entertainment value and even less significance.
Has anyone else noticed that pretty much every piece about Transformers 2 is basically about Megan Fox?
I'm feeling a little more optimistic than I probably should for Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen.