Transformers have been a fan-favorite for over three decades, and the excitement and enthusiasm for these alien robots that transform into cars, trucks, planes, and even dinosaurs has not dwindled since their introduction in the 1980s. The latest installment of the franchise, “Transformers: Rise of the Beasts”, hit theaters worldwide on June 24th, 2022. This time, the Transformers universe expands into the 1990s New York City, where the Autobots and Decepticons will face off with a new enemy – the Maximals and Predacons.

Transformers: Rise of the Beasts features some impressive box office numbers, with $8.8 million collected during Thursday previews alone. Director Steven Caple Jr. and screenwriter Joby Harold have stuck to the formula and essence of the Transformers franchise, giving fans what they want – action-packed CGI-robot-battles and deeply realized characters.

The Autobots, the good guys of the franchise, are led by Optimus Prime, the iconic red and blue semi-truck, as they continue to fight against their mortal enemies, the Decepticons, led by Megatron, the sinister-looking robot that transforms into a gun. However, in this