“Transformers: Age of Extinction” Breathes New Life into Fading Franchise, Still a Stinker

To look at "Transformers: Age of Extinction" as a serious film would be a disservice to what it actually is. It is a mess, a film composed of awful one-liners and long, explosive CGI-filled battle sequences that runs for a disgusting one hundred and sixty-five minutes. But that doesn’t mean it is bad for what it is.