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From Steven Spielberg and Michael Bay, the recent Transformers movie series has transformed old toys into box office gold, and with the previews for the upcoming Transformers - Dark of the Moon making it look like it could be the best of the trilogythe trend is likely to continue this summer, so Now Playing hosts Arnie, Jerry, and Stuart have the Touch, so they will be watching and reviewing all the films in the Transformers series.


  • The Incredibles -- A Now Playing Bonus Review

    27/02/2015 Duração: 01h32min

    Pixar films including Toy Story, Monsters Inc., and Finding Nemo, had been smash hits. But could this success that worked on toys, fish, bugs, and beasts, work for a movie starring a roster of human characters? That was the risk they took with The Incredibles -- Pixar's first superhero film. The gamble worked and Pixar had another hit, but how does this film hold up more than 10 years later? Join Stuart, Arnie, and Jakob to find out!

  • Join us at for our Fast and Furious Retrospective Series!

    24/02/2015 Duração: 103h36min

    An undercover police officer infiltrates a group of thieves, but can he resist the lure of the subculture and do his duty? No, we're not talking the Keanu Reeves/Patrick Swayze film Point Break--we're reviewing the 2001 car racing film The Fast and The Furious. Starring Vin Diesel, fresh off the success of Pitch Black, the film raced to box office success and launched a billion-dollar franchise. But is there more to this film than fast cars and attractive women? Join Stuart, Arnie, and Jakob to find out!

  • Transformers: Age of Extinction

    01/07/2014 Duração: 121h22min

    Podcastbots, prepare to roll out! The Transformers are back in Age of Extinction, the fourth live-action robot fight-fest from high-octane director Michael Bay. With the biggest movie opening in 2014 audiences obviously turned out in droves for the carnage, but did Now Playing hosts Jerry, Stuart, and Arnie go along for the ride? Listen to find out!

  • Transformers: Dark of the Moon

    05/07/2011 Duração: 112h48min

    Transformers: Dark of the Moon made headlines this weekend. Despite Revenge of the Fallen being almost universally hated by critics and Transformers fans alike, the third Bayformers film has kept pace with the predecessors and broken box office records, grossing over $400 million worldwide in less than a week, and breaking the US Fourth of July holiday weekend record. But is the movie any good, or is it yet another example of a lackluster film that sets the box office ablaze due to gorgeous special effects and inflated 3-D and IMAX ticket prices? Listen to our latest podcast as Jerry, Stuart, and Arnie review this latest, and reportedly last, Michael Bay helmed Transformers film. Will a government conspiracy dating back to the Apollo moon mission bring the Transformers' storyline down to earth, or is all that's here what meets the eye? Listen to find out!

  • Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen

    28/06/2011 Duração: 101h55min

    Tonight Transformers: Dark of the Moon opens in theaters, several days earlier than originally scheduled, but you can prepare for your Transformers experience by joining Arnie, Stuart, and Jerry as they review the second installment in the Bayformers series -- Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen. There's more Autobots, more Decepticons, more cute little puppies, and G1 story staples like the Matrix of Leadership and the death of Optimus Prime, but do these callbacks make for a satisfying movie experience? Listen to find out!

  • Transformers

    21/06/2011 Duração: 115h40min

    Continuing our Transformers Retrospective Series, Arnie, Jerry, and Stuart look at Michael Bay's 2007 Transformers, affectionately known among fans as Bayformers! Do director Michael Bay and producer Steven Spielberg transform this series into something accessible to non-fans, or does this film lack the All Spark? Listen to find out!

  • Transformers: The Movie

    14/06/2011 Duração: 01h32min

    For this first episode we go back to where it all began, with the Transformers 1986 animated theatrical film! The final fight of Optimus Prime vs Megatron, the ascension of Hot Rod, and guest voices including Eric Idle, Leonard Nimoy, Judd Nelson, and Orson Wells, this film was primed to make these robots in disguise bigger than ever...only to flop with only $5 million. Was this box office bomb a gem in disguise, or is this the moment it all went wrong? Dare to be Stupid with our Now Playing hosts and find out!