Tuesday, August 07, 2007

Eye-Popping Splendor

From Sean Axmaker's review of "Transformers," featured in the Seattle Post-Intelligencer:
It's all about the sheer visceral charge of mechanics in motion. These living robots fold themselves like mechanical origami figures with break-dancing flair and eye-popping splendor, morphing in midflight from robot to vehicle and back again, and laying waste to entire cities in a full-on killbot death match. They may declaim in word balloons right out of cheesy comics and bad cartoons, but they are grandeur in motion, created with a detail of computer animation so impressive it's hard not to believe in them.

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