Anyway, after buying a birthday gift for my nephew (Happy Birthday, Diego!), I rushed to the Podium to catch the Autobots. The show was at 9:30pm and I arrived 10 minutes late. The tickets were almost sold out--there were three left. Luckily, a prime spot was left unfilled, smack at the upper center of audience area.
I thoroughly enjoyed Michael Bay's latest boom-fest, and it was thrilling to see the computer-generated effects merge almost seamlessly with the live-action shots. The whole film looked very, very expensive given the level of property damage, digital or otherwise.
The cinematography was top notch. I liked how a lot of the action sequences were shot from a worm's eye view. And the warzone treatment worked well, from the shifty camera shots to the tight edits, placing the viewer right smack in the action.
And the vehicles! I'm not …