It’s 1987 and Bumblebee has no voice or memories, but is teamed up with teenager Charlie. This prequel to the Transformers franchise has a whole lot of heart and all the action fans have come to expect.

The 80s nostalgia calls to mind sci-fi action adventure hits like E.T. and Short Circuit, and is described by Rolling Stone as a fun blockbuster “that transforms itself into something meant to be watched by actual thinking, feeling human beings”.