Ahoy, movie fans, it’s time for another TUHYRF! First time around, the bad reviews of Guardians of the Galaxy: Volume 2 stood out from the pack of praise. Currently sitting at 16% Fresh on review-aggregating website Rotten Tomatoes, critics had to work a lot harder for their Transformers: The Last Knight scorn to be noticed.
Presented for your amusement, here is a curated list of the very best bashing on the newest installment of the franchise we wish were better, but love to hate. Now get to stepping, Michael Bay! You’re done here!
Every few years, Michael Bay and his giant digital robots sally forth from their gilded dungeon to inflict damage on the world’s brain cells. “Transformers: The Last Knight” is their most concerted assault yet, making me fear for the sanity of the planet. – Toronto Star
I am not going to try to explain the story- after watching this movie I may never try to explain another story ever again. – New York Observer
An incoherent mess with a plot so convoluted its impaired story points to signs of narrative brain damage. – The Playlist
At its heart, this experimental collage of sights and sounds is meant to be understood as a sensory experience, like a splatter painting, or electro- convulsive therapy. – The Straits Times
Make it stop. Make it stop. Make it stop. Make it stop. – Newark Star-Ledger
Irredeemable garbage that gives summertime blockbuster fare a bad name. “Transformers: The Last Knight” is an endurance-testing assault on the art of cinema, one physical altercation away from becoming criminal. – TheFilmFile.com
And the Grand Champion …
“Transformers: The Last Knight” isn’t so much a film as it is a catalogue of everything wrong with western civilization. – CraveOnline
Raise your popcorn to the pros who had to endure this for our entertainment! Bitchin’ ain’t easy!