Chinese cinemas have been skimming profits from American-made movies to the tune of millions of dollars, an audit has found.
Collectors of vintage Transformers toys in Singapore know that the best place to find them is at the regular Sunday flea market at China Square Central, where toys and antiques of all sorts can be found at the various stalls. There are also regular brick-and-mortar shops at China Square Central, but it’s likely that they might not stay on after the flea market ends its run.
In the “Transformers” series of films, the titular robots mostly transform into General Motors cars or vehicles of Western make. Although they were originally based on two Japanese toylines – Microman and Diaclone – most of the Transformers are vehicles that are more recognisable to Western audiences, like Volkswagen Beetles (Bumblebee) and Porsche 935s (Jazz). Since 2003, there have been several lines of Transformers which had them turning into accurate, licensed models of real-world cars, like Transformers: Alternators/Transformers: Binaltech and Transformers: Alternity.
"Transformers: The Last Knight" is a science fiction action film, and the fifth in the "Transformers" live-action film franchise. The film sees the Transformers living in a new world order where they are hunted down by humans. With Optimus Prime out in space looking for his creators, the Autobots are in disarray. Soon, a threat more powerful than any they have dealt with before arrives, and the Transformers learn some startling secrets about their history on Earth.
Promising to bust open the mythology behind the 'Transformers' franchise, the latest trailer for 'The Last Knight' has landed.
Paramount has released a series of striking new character posters for ‘Transformers: The Last Knight’ ahead of the film’s release on 22 June. Featuring Mark Wahlberg, Anthony Hopkins, Josh Duhamel, and roughly 500 tonnes of heavy metal robots in disguise, you can check out all 12 new posters here.
The movie business is bracing itself for what could be the worst summer at the box office for a decade, according to reports. The Los Angeles Times has cited a range of industry insiders who fear that the market could be down by as much as 10 percent from last year’s takings. The prominent releases for summer 2017 are indeed mostly either sequels, remakes or movies from already established franchises.
Michael Bay has revealed that the ‘Transformers’ writing team has outlined FOURTEEN new “stories” for the franchise. The director announced the news during a ‘Transformers: The Last Knight’ preview event at London’s Cineworld IMAX on Leicester Square that debuted new footage from the summer blockbuster to a cinema packed with dedicated fans.