The world remains to be totally baffled by this ‘Transformers’ scene
In a film franchise that’s largely populated by big robots with swords and weapons preventing within the desert, it’s astonishing to assume that these robotic aliens aren’t the strangest factor within the Transformers sequence.
Transformers: Age of Extinction, very like each different movie within the franchise, consists of ridiculous and laborious to comply with motion, gratuitous and lascivious pictures of feminine characters, and in addition straight-up weird dialogue. But it’s a selected scene from the practically three hour lengthy film that also individuals simply can’t recover from.
After Mark Wahlberg escapes from the CIA within the first hour of the movie, he leads to an deserted fuel station together with his daughter, and her boyfriend. The factor is, his daughter is supposed to be 17, and her boyfriend is 20. Wahlberg’s character isn’t amused by this, citing the very fact his daughter is a minor.
Then, as if the world has one way or the other change into extra insane, her boyfriend produces a laminated card type his pockets with the related authorized loophole that enables him to have intercourse together with his daughter. This is in a Transformers film. Yes. A Transformers film.
This scene begs a sequence a inquiries to be answered, together with however not restricted to: Does this man maintain onto this card in his pockets always simply in case somebody will get suspicious? How typically has this regulation ever been used? And on a broader, out-of-movie stage: why on earth is it within the movie?
Is Michael Bay actually into age of consent legal guidelines? Was one of many producers or writers in a relationship with a 17 year-old? How did this make it by means of even one spherical of enhancing? Did Michael Bay even direct this scene?
An essential factor to notice is that at time of filming, actress Nicola Peltz was 19, so fortunately it’s not as bizarre because it may have ended up being. Still bizarre, although.
The scene going viral once more is unimaginable, because it’s been eight years because the movie was in cinemas. Age of consent loopholes or not, Age of Extinction was the highest-grossing film in 2014, and plenty of that gross got here on this notorious scene.