Hooray for explosions! Michael Bay follows up 2007’s big-screen adaptation of the Transformers
cartoon/toy franchise with the 2009 sequel Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen
. This installment is an even bigger spectacle than the first one, which is saying a lot for a movie about giant robots that turn into cars. It does fall prey to some of the same flaws as its predecessor -- namely that no film based on a toy needs to be 2.5 hours long. But if you enjoyed the robo-spastic ride the first time, then you should be happy with this movie, too. And if you complained that the first movie was trite and lacking in character development, then you probably shoul...