Look, anyone going to see this expecting an Oscar-winner was in for a rude awakening. God knows I didn't go expecting that! That said, I feel I got more than my $10 worth paying to see this.
The action scenes' special effects were just as I thought they would be--unbeatable. So, however, was the plot (or lack thereof), exactly how I envisioned it. That didn't stop me from enjoying it at all. I fancy myself a mediocre critic of movies, and know what parts in whatever film are lame, unnecessary, or cliched--I also know when to shut up and try to enjoy myself. I ran into a few friends I haven't seen in months at the theater, and I thoroughly enjoyed poking fun and getting really into the action with them. If you didn't pretend to be stunned when Optimus died, you don't know how to have fun in a movie theater.