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So … When Are We All Going to Apologize to Megan Fox for What We Let Hollywood Do to Her?

Not me; I was on the right side of history on this one.

In a recent interview with Presige Hong Kong, Megan Fox made comments about the way women are undervalued in film. Her comments were on point and I couldn't help but think about how her career has been. Megan Fox is an actress in Hollywood with a very mixed public reception and a filmography limited despite her being fan-cast in multiple projects for years.

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The Only Good Thing About Transformers: The Last Knight Is the Horrified Reviews

There's a new Transformers film out from Michael Bay, connoisseur of explosions and talking cars and exploding talking cars! Apparently it is not a good movie.

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This Father-Son Duo Welds Transformers Out of Scrap Metal

This video from Great Big Story features a father-son duo from Hunan, China who create giant, detailed sculptures from scrap metal.

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It’s Here! It’s Here! The Full Transformers: The Last Knight Trailer Is Here and Why Is Sir Anthony Hopkins in This?

Remember when I warned you that a full trailer for Transformers: The Last Knight was on the way? Well, it's here and I'm... a little intrigued?

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We Are Just Soooo Excited for This Transformers: The Last Knight Trailer Announcement

Get excited, maybe: Paramount Pictures dropped a new teaser for the upcoming Transformers: The Last Knight.

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Conway Backs Up Wiretap Claims by Saying Transformers Are Spying Through Microwaves … I Think?

More than meets the CIA.

The saga of Trump's baseless wiretap claims against President Obama continues, and as we all know by now, his own absurd claims tend to set off a snowball effect wherein those who speak for him must say more and more ridiculous things to back him up. Over the weekend, that culminated in Kellyanne Conway asserting that we're being spied on by our microwaves.

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How Transformers: Lost Light Subverts the Toxic Masculinity Rampant in the Mainstream Transformers Movies

What if I told you that a fantastic place to find a story that explores issues of social mobility, harmful political ideologies, love, loss, friendship, and faith is a run of Transformers comics? And then, when you stopped laughing, what if I told you I was serious?

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Things We Saw Today: Sam Neill Joins Thor: Ragnarok

While Sam Neill's involvement in any upcoming Jurassic projects is as of yet unconfirmed, the actor did let it slip that he'll be participating in another big franchise--namely, the MCU.

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The 1986 Animated Transformers Movie Gets a 30th Anniversary HD Remaster

The Transformers animated movie came out back in 1986, which means it's 30 years old, so there's a good chance that many of you were too young to watch it at the time. Well, it's about to get remastered for a special 30th anniversary DVD, so now's a great time to check it out!

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Making the Dream Team: 9 Bad-Ass Ladies Who Were the Only Woman in Their Sci-Fi/Fantasy Stories

In sci-fi and fantasy, I've noticed that the Smurfette Principle often combines with Trinity Syndrome. That is to say, usually the lone Smurfette will also be super bad-ass. What would it be like if all of these women teamed up together for the ultimate crossover dream team?

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Pull Wisely: The Spire, Han Solo, Patsy Walker, a.k.a. Hellcat! and More

Welcome, comic book fans, to our weekly round-up of ten titles that we plan to pull tomorrow! This week, the stacks are stacked, with our typical ten recommendations plus two more honorable mentions at the bottom of this post.

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Things We Saw Today: Stormtrooper Baymax

*Balalalala to the tune of the Imperial March*

Meet your personal Stormtrooper companion. Benito Garcia of Workworks SFX Studio made an amazing Baymax/Stormtrooper cosplay you should keep an eye out for if you're at O Comic Con.

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Rock and Roll Out to This Transformers-Inspired Album

This past weekend, Hasbro Studios released an album full of songs on iTunes inspired by the Transformers franchise, written by alt-rock bands both obscure and well-known.

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Paramount Rolling Out Yearly Transformers Sequels in 2017, 2018, & 2019 If You’re Into That

More than meets ... demand?

We're all very excited for more Transformers after Transformers: Age of Extinction. ... Right? Paramount certainly seems to think so. They're pushing ahead with those "shared universe" plans—blame Marvel—for more Transformers movies with yearly releases to come.

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Things We Saw Today: Will Smith’s Hits Played All At Once Is Actually Soothing

Stop what you're doing. You just need to sit here and listen for a bit. What we've got here is Will Smith's greatest hits all played at once.

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The Transformers Live-Action Films Are Getting … An Animated Spin-Off. Really.

In an odd backwards move, the Transformers live-action films will receive an animated spin-off, indicating that everything in the world of Transformers has officially gone full circle.

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Things We Saw Today: The First All-Female Transformers Combiner is…

What's in a name? Six other autobots, obviously.

In an interview with USA Today, writer Mairghread Scott revealed Victorion, the first all-female Transformers combiner! She'll debut next month inIDW’s Combiner Hunters one-shot. (via Kotaku)

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Things We Saw Today: Female Transformers United Just In Time for SDCC

We love that there are female bots in the Transformers universe. Now, you can have them all in one awesome set, as Windblade, Chromia, and Arcee are collected in this Combiner Hunters set from Hasbro that includes an exclusive Combiner Hunters comic.

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Transformers Brain Trust Adds Its First Female Writers

It's about time!

While the Transformers writer's room has been gathering some of the biggest talents in genre, there's no question that the list has been pretty dude-heavy. But fear not, lady Transformer fans! The Transformers brain trust has just added two female screenwriters to the team.

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New Transformers Shared Universe Writers Include The Walking Dead‘s Robert Kirkman and Lost‘s Jeff Pinkner

These days, film franchises are fed and nurtured like spoiled children - given the best toys and resources other kids would kill for in the hopes that the extra attention will turn them into successful adults. The film franchise in this case is Transformers, and the resources in this case are some of the best and most popular writers in genre entertainment.

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