IN THEATERS: ‘Transformers: Age of Extinction’, ‘Snowpiercer’, ‘Begin Again’

by Rachel McMullen on June 27, 2014

Transformers: Age of Extinction

A mechanic and his daughter make a discovery of a lifetime when they find a seemingly regular automobile is actually injured transformer, Optimus Prime. As the government calls for extinction of all transformers they begin to close in on the ones still operating. As the transformers begin to re-emerge into the world that was once theirs, they find that not only do they have to fight extinction but they also have to face the Dinobots. This action packed science fiction film, Transformers: Age of Extinction, marks the fourth installment in director Michael Bays Transformer franchise. Along with Bay, executive producer Steven Spielberg brings this story back to life. Starring Mark Wahlberg, Stanley Tucci, Nicola Peltz and Jack Reynor. Transformers: Age of Extinction gives us every action packed scene we expect from a Michael Bay film.


In 2031 when Curtis (Chris Evans) begins a revolution against the different levels of social classes inhabiting the train, The Snowpiercer, a war breaks outs. The train is holding the remaining people left on Earth after a global warming experiment went catastrophically wrong. This futuristic story about a train that houses the sole survivors of Earth circles the globe as the inhabits fight for their rights of life. South Korean director Joon-ho Bong makes his directorial English-language debut starring Chris Evans, Tilda Swinton and Jamie Bell.

 Begin Again

Dan is an ex- record label executive. Dave is a musician with newfound fame. Greta is a struggling musician and the girl Dave broke up with as soon as he made it big. In a twist of fate Dan discovers Greta playing at a New York bar one night. They begin on a journey of lifetime, recording an album in various locations all over New York City. This whirlwind rom-com is directed and written by John Carney and has an all-star cast starring Keira Knightley, Mark Ruffalo, Adam Levine, Cee-Lo Green, and Hailee Steinfeld.