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The sequence serves no real purpose beyond dazzle for dazzle's sake, but when you're watching it, that's purpose enough.
A well-oiled, loudly revving summer action vehicle that does all that's required, and then some, within the confines of PG-13: It cracks genitalia jokes, messes around with toys and blows stuff up.
If you enjoyed the robo-spastic ride the first time, then you should be happy with this movie, too. And if you complained that the first movie was trite and lacking in character development, then you probably shouldn't even be reading this.
It is unapologetic about delivering what it promises. Bigger battles. Massive explosions. Megan Fox looking hot.
Miami Herald
At least the special effects in Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen are remarkable: You never tire of the endless variations of robots Bay and his computer-generated effects crew come up with.
Hey, Michael: It's the robots, stupid. Despite all the mechanical mayhem, none of the Transformers stand out.
Exhilarating or excruciating, depending on your point of view.
Roughly an hour in, Transformers 2 morphs from teen adventure into lumbering war movie. Bay and his screenwriters squander their human capital in order to show us scenes of 20-ton toys crushing 10-ton toys.
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. Fan boys will no doubt love it, but for the uninitiated it's loud, tedious and, at 147 minutes, way too long.
This sequel to the clever and funny first "Transformers" not only is disappointing, it will give most people a throbbing case of metal overload.
Wall Street Journal
This Transformers is a pile of glittering junk.
Transformers 2 has a shot at the title Worst Movie of the Decade.

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