Superb prequel will leave you buzzing
ways they are both outsiders who have had close family members taken away from them.
Kubo and the Two Strings director Travis Knight does a top job with his first live-action film, honouring Transformers fans with an nostalgic, old-school Bumblebee and Optimus Prime and rewarding audiences with a brighter colour palette and, unlike in previous series entries, it’s always clear who is fighting who.
The Eighties setting was an inspired choice as it differentiates Bumblebee from its predecessors; the rock-fuelled soundtrack is brilliant.
John Cena’s square- jawed Agent Burns is a generic presence who adds little but it’s nice just to touch upon minor quibbles in a Transformers flick that offers hope to the franchise’s future.
Best mates The lead duo are a treat together