Man or Machine?

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This movie was under wraps for years but we knew it was coming! The final showdown between Man and Machine was finally released on May 6, 2016. Who side were you on? In Civil War we see Captain and Iron Man have many disagreements causing them to drift apart, and form two separate teams. Captain believes that the Avengers should keep their identity a secret to protect their loved ones, but Iron Man thinks they’ve made many appearances so why not just reveal themselves to everyone. The major fight scene comes towards the middle of the movie, but this is only when the other heroes fight not Cap and Iron Man. Further along in the movie is the fight scene between Cap and the Winter Solider vs. Iron. This climatic scene shows how brotherhood can overpower hatred. Captain and The Winter Solider walk away badly  beat up but Iron Man is left laying there in his broken suit which no longer has power because of the fight. As the movie wraps

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White Chicks

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Two disgraced African American FBI sibling Agents, Kevin and Marcus Copeland, who are assigned the duty of protecting cruise line heiresses Brittany and Tiffany Wilson from a kidnapping plot. Their supervisor, Elliott Gordon has given them this duty as a last resort to being fired from the agency given their recent reputation. When the Wilson sisters get a facial scar in a car accident, they refuse to leave the hotel due to their appearance. But in order to save their job, the Copeland brothers will have to do the unthinkable: disguise themselves as white women in the form of Wilson sister look-alikes.

Transformers IV

 

 

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Transformers: Age of Extinction (or simply Transformers 4) is a 2014 American 3D science fiction action film based on the Transformers franchise. It is the fourth installment of the live-actionTransformers film series and a stand-alone sequel to 2011’s Transformers: Dark of the Moon, taking place five years after the battle of Chicago. Like its predecessors, it was directed by Michael Bay and written by Ehren Kruger, with Steven Spielberg and Bay as executive producers. It starsMark Wahlberg, with Peter Cullen reprising his role as the voice of Optimus Prime, as the lead roles. It is the first film in the series to not feature the original human characters from the first three films, but features a new cast of human characters and many new Transformers, including the Dinobots. Returning Transformers include Optimus Prime, Bumblebee, Ratchet, Leadfoot and Brains. The film was released on June 27, 2014.

Here’s a summary of Transformers IV: 65 million years ago, an alien race known as “the Creators” invade prehistoric Earth. Meanwhile, a competition between dinosaurs occurs as they fight over a dead young dinosaur for food. The Creators then wipe out most of life on the planet with “Seeds”. The Seeds are then seen inflicting damage and destruction upon those who are in the ground until halfway up to the mountains thanks to the place being a valley. One mature yet small dinosaur, who joined the competition earlier, is seen and survives the attack. In the present, the public has become fearful of Transformers following the Battle of Chicago and the U.S. government has terminated all joint operations with the Autobots. Cemetery Wind, an elite CIA black ops division formed by Harold Attinger, was requested to destroy the remaining Decepticons. However, they have also been hunting down Autobots, believing that all Transformers are a threat (casualties involve Leadfoot, Sideswipe and Arcee (if she is canon in the comics and didn’t die in the second film) . Aided by Cybertronian bounty hunter Lockdown, Cemetery Wind tracks down and severely cripples Ratchet while the medic was trying to flee, he refuses to expose the whereabouts of Optimus Prime, whom Lockdown wants alive which causes the latter to rip out Ratchet’s spark, thus killing him.

In Texas, financially struggling inventor Cade Yeager and his friend Lucas Flannery discover an old truck in an abandoned theater and buy it to repair and sell it for Cade’s daughter, Tessa, and her college funds. Cade discovers that the truck is an injured Optimus and revives him. Having tracked them down, Attinger’s right-hand man James Savoy leads Cemetery Wind to the Yeagers home where they threaten the family and Lucas just before Optimus rescues them. Cade, Tessa and Lucas escape with Tessa’s secret boyfriend, Shane Dyson, but after a lengthy chase, Lucas is killed by Lockdown’s grenade. Optimus upgrades himself and gets a new vehcle mode, the crew find the remaining Autobots who escaped Lockdown and Cemetery Wind, in the desert where it is discovered that without Optimus to guide them, the remaining Autobots Bumblebee, Hound, Drift, and Crosshairs are constantly bickering and psychically assaulting each other over leadership and opinions . Using a spy drone Cade took during the attack, the Autobots learn of Kinetic Solutions Incorporated (KSI), a technology firm partnered with Cemetery Wind, and decide to infiltrate KSI headquarters in Chicago.

Meanwhile, Joshua Joyce, KSI’s founder, reveals he has imprisoned Brains to decode dead Transformers’ minds for raw materials and utilize their data for human-created Transformers. The Autobots storm KSI, but Joshua stops them, proclaiming they are no longer needed. Disillusioned, the Autobots leave the facility. Forced by Attinger, Joshua launches prototypes Galvatron and Stinger, created using data from Megatron and Bumblebee, to pursue the Autobots. Optimus fights Galvatron, who becomes autonomous due to Megatron’s influence, but the fight is cut short when Lockdown disables Optimus, capturing him and Tessa; Lockdown reveals that the Creators want Optimus back.

Lockdown moves his ship into downtown Chicago to give Savoy a Seed, allowing the Autobots to board the ship and rescue Optimus and Tessa, escaping using a detachable part of Lockdown’s ship. Meanwhile, Joshua decides to retreat to China for production facilities. Optimus explains to Cade that Galvatron is actually Megatron, who has been plotting to steal the Seed so he can rebuild his Decepticon army. Cade contacts Joshua and warns him about Galvatron and Attinger. Joshua, now aware of Attinger’s true motivations and intentions, betrays him. Elsewhere, Galvatron activates himself and infects all KSI prototypes, transforming them into Decepticons. Joshua flees with the Seed to Hong Kong, with Attinger and Galvatron in pursuit.

When the Autobots try to retrieve the Seed in Hong Kong, their ship is shot down by the Decepticons, leaving Bumblebee, Hound, Cade, Tessa and Shane to fight. Cade and Savoy fight, which ends in Savoy falling to his death. With the Decepticons overwhelming the Autobots, Optimus releases and tames legendary warriors, the Dinobots, who assist them in fighting the Decepticons, where Bumblebee successfully kills Stinger. Afterwards, Lockdown returns and confronts Optimus. When Cade arrives to help Optimus, he is held at gunpoint by Attinger. Optimus saves Cade by blasting Attinger dead, but Lockdown impales Optimus with his sword. Cade and Bumblebee fight and manage to distract Lockdown long enough for Tessa and Shane to pull the sword from Optimus’ chest, which Optimus uses to finally kill Lockdown, and with Lockdown and Attinger dead, all the Autobots the duo hunted down are avenged. Witnessing the Autobot victory, Galvatron retreats, with an ominous promise to return now that he is reborn meanwhile a few of the infected Decepticons flee and the remains of Lockdown’s bounty hunter crew flee the planet. Optimus, Cade, Tessa and Shane reunite with the other Autobots, and Optimus sets the Dinobots free who transform and flee into the wild. After asking the Autobots to protect the Yeagers, Optimus flies into space with the Seed, sending a message to the Creators that he is coming for them.

Transformer III

maxresdefault.jpgTransformers: Dark of the Moon is a 2011 American science fiction action film directed by Michael Bay and based on the Transformers toy line. First released on June 23, 2011, it is the third installment of the live-actionTransformers film series and the sequel to 2009’s Revenge of the Fallen. The film’s story is set three years after the events of the 2009 film, and follows the warring Autobots and Decepticons as they battle to possess powerful technology from their homeworld that had crashed on Earth’s moon.

The film stars Shia LaBeouf, Josh Duhamel, John Turturro, Tyrese Gibson, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Patrick Dempsey, Kevin Dunn, Julie White, John Malkovich and Frances McDormand. The script was written by Ehren Kruger, who also collaborated on the narrative of Revenge of the Fallen. Dark of the Moon employed both regular 35mm film cameras and specially-developed 3-D cameras, with filming locations in Chicago, Florida, Indiana,Milwaukee, Moscow, and Washington, D.C.. The film was rendered specifically for 3-D, and the visual effects involved more complex robots which took longer to render.

Transformers II

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Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, also known as Transformers 2, is a 2009 British-American science fiction action film directed by Michael Bay and executive produced by Steven Spielberg. It is a sequel to the 2007 film Transformers and the second installment in the live-action Transformers film series taking place two years after its predecessor. The plot revolves around Sam Witwicky, who is caught in the war between two factions of alien robots, the Autobots, led by Optimus Prime and the Decepticons, led by Megatron. Sam is having strange visions of Cybertronian symbols, and being hunted by the Decepticons under the orders of an ancient Decepticon named The Fallen, who seeks to get revenge on Earth by finding and activating a machine that would provide the Decepticons with an energon source, destroying the sun and all life on Earth in the process. This is the first film to feature the largest cast and Transformers, including the Constructicons for the first time in the series. Returning Transformers include Optimus Prime, Bumblebee, Ironhide, Ratchet, Megatron, Starscream, Bonecrusher and Scorponok.

Transformers I

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Transformers is a 2007 American science fiction action film based on the Transformers toy line. The film, which combines computer animation with live-action, is directed by Michael Bay, with Steven Spielberg serving as executive producer. It is the first installment of the live-action Transformers film series. It stars Shia LaBeouf as Sam Witwicky, a teenager who gets caught up in a war between the heroic Autobots and the villainousDecepticons, two factions of alien robots who can disguise themselves by transforming into everyday machinery, primarily vehicles. The Autobots intend to use the AllSpark, the object that created their robotic race, in an attempt to rebuild Cybertron and end the war while the Decepticons desire control of the AllSpark with the intention of using it to build an army by giving life to the machines of Earth. Tyrese Gibson, Josh Duhamel, Anthony Anderson, Megan Fox, Rachael Taylor, John Turturro, and Jon Voight also star while voice actors Peter Cullen and Hugo Weaving voice Optimus Prime and Megatron respectively.

The film was produced by Don Murphy and Tom DeSanto. They developed the project in 2003, and DeSanto wrote a treatment. Steven Spielberg came on board the following year, hiring Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman to write the screenplay. The U.S. Armed Forces and General Motors (GM) loaned vehicles and aircraft during filming, which saved money for the production and added realism to the battle scenes.