Or was it just young boys?
$200 million? That supposedly wasn't supposed to happen!
It can't be! Weren't the reviews terrible? Didn't the critics complain about Megan Fox and her toilet habits? And didn't they just hate the movie?
How about Roger Ebert?
“Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen” is a horrible experience of unbearable length, briefly punctuated by three or four amusing moments… If you want to save yourself the ticket price, go into the kitchen, cue up a male choir singing the music of hell, and get a kid to start banging pots and pans together. Then close your eyes and use your imagination. The plot is incomprehensible.
How about Joe Morgenstern from the WSJ?
Michael Bay’s 150-minute celebration of attention deficit disorder is like a July 4th fireworks display that doesn’t end until July 8th and makes you swear off Roman candles for life.
How about the Hollywood Reporter?
With its intelligence at the level of the simple-minded, however, the film is not likely to attract moviegoers who seek something more than a screen filled with kaleidoscopes of colored metal.
How about USA Today?
Bigger, louder, longer and more metallic is definitely not better.
How about Rotten Tomatoes? A rating of only 20%?
$200 million dollars in five days!
Maybe JPM and Goldman Sachs were buying movie tickets at the Government's behest, to give us "green shoots!"
Transformers, was to the critics, as this bull market is to the shorts.
As Ms. "pinch a loaf" says, "I'm your worst nightmare!"