Bumblebee Movie

News and products based on the 2018 Bumblebee solo spin-off movie.

Movies: "Bumblebee" may be the best reviewed Transformers movie ever

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Movies: "Bumblebee" may be the best reviewed Transformers movie ever

Earlier today I posted my Non Spoiler review of the "Bumblebee" movie, and it was a very positive look at the film. That said, I have typically been an outlier with the films, so I thought it would be fun to round up key quotes (with links) to reviews from other venues. Traditionally the mass media is not particularly kind to Transformers films, but many are singing a different tune with this film. Check out some of these quotes below:

Movies: "Bumblebee" Non-Spoiler Review

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Movies: "Bumblebee" Non-Spoiler Review

"Bumblebee" delivers on drama, humor, action and Transformers lore all in one film. Check out my Non-Spoiler review of what some are already calling the best live action Transformers film to date!

"Bumblebee" Movie Non-Spoiler Review

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"Bumblebee" Movie Non-Spoiler Review

General Information
Release Date: December 8, 2018 (early screening); December 21, 2018 (mass United States release)
Rating: PG-13
Run time: 1h 53min
Director: Travis Knight
Cast: Hailee Steinfeld, John Cena, Jorge Lendeborg Jr., John Ortiz, Jason Drucker, Pamela Adlon, Stephen Schneider

Movie News: New "Bumblebee" Movie videos focus on Dropkick and Shatter

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Movie News: New "Bumblebee" Movie videos focus on Dropkick and Shatter

Paramount Pictures has released two new videos, both focusing on the two main Decepticons from the upcoming "Bumblebee" movie! The first video is the "People of Earth" clip showing Dropkick and Shatter deceiving the unsuspecting humans! The second clip focuses on the introduction of the Triple Changers as a sub-group in this film. Check out the videos in the embeds below!

People of Earth Clip

Movie News: Paramount launches a viral game for the "Bumblebee" movie

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Movie News: Paramount launches a viral game for the "Bumblebee" movie

The special preview of "Bumblebee" happens this weekend in select theaters across the United States this weekend with a wider release set for December 21st. With that in mind Paramount has released another fun viral game that leads to a very pleasant surprise. First, Paramount put this up on the Official Bumblebee Twitter page:

Movie News: New "Bumblebee" featurette focuses on G1 aesthetics

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Movie News: New "Bumblebee" featurette focuses on G1 aesthetics

When the the previous "Bumblebee" trailer was released, Transformers fans were given a glimpse at the G1 influences in the designs of several characters including Optimus Prime, Soundwave and Seekers.

A newly released featurette by Paramount Pictures UK brings further focus on this aspect of the movie. Here are some key take aways:

  • Visual Effects Supervisor, Jason Smith comments on how the robots have been "squared" out and simplified to reflect more classic designs.
Movie News: New "Bumblebee" featurette focuses on G1 aesthetics
Movie News: New "Bumblebee" featurette focuses on G1 aesthetics
Movie News: New "Bumblebee" featurette focuses on G1 aesthetics
Movie News: New "Bumblebee" featurette focuses on G1 aesthetics
Movie News: New "Bumblebee" featurette focuses on G1 aesthetics
Movie News: New "Bumblebee" featurette focuses on G1 aesthetics
Movie News: New "Bumblebee" featurette focuses on G1 aesthetics

Movie News: The "Bumblebee" Movie trailer gets the Play Doh treatment

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Movie News:  The "Bumblebee" Movie trailer gets the Play Doh treatment

December is coming quickly but Paramount and Hasbro have teamed up for one more trailer for the "Bumblebee" film before it comes out! This time out the trailer has been done in Play Doh! Check out this fun take on the trailer in the embed below.

In Stock Alert: "Studio Series" KSI Drone and Dropkick on Amazon

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In Stock Alert: "Studio Series" KSI Drone and Dropkick on Amazon

Two new "Studio Series" offerings have become available on Amazon: Dropkick and KSI Sentry! Dropkick is a brand new sculpt representing one of the Decepticons from the "Bumblebee" movie in his helicopter/robot forms. Meanwhile, the KSI Sentry is a redeco and retool of Stinger. Follow the links below to order your figures and support BWTF!

In Stock Alert: "Studio Series" KSI Drone and Dropkick on Amazon
In Stock Alert: "Studio Series" KSI Drone and Dropkick on Amazon

Toy Review: "Bumblebee" movie Power Series Dropkick

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Toy Review: "Bumblebee" movie Power Series Dropkick

Dropkick loves hunting his prey in his muscle car mode so he can use his powerful engines to send him roaring at his enemies using the power of an Energon Igniter Core! Check out my review and gallery of "Power Series" Dropkick.

"Bumblebee" Power Series Dropkick Toy Review

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Energon Igniters

General Information:
Release Date: September 2018
Price Point: $9.99 (Varies by retailer)
Retailer: General Release (Target, Walmart, Amazon etc.)
Accessories: None

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