I have a confession to make, I like trashy films. I love pure unadulterated brain-dead nonsense from Michael Bay and any other CGI Pew-Pew Fest. Any loud and flashy movie that believes upping the volume is an acceptable substitute for plot and character development.
As a geek I find that a lot of genre films quite easily fit into this category. The only other type of film that shares the same kind of disdain for good movie making (like plots that make sense) is Rom-Coms. Pretty woman is just Terminator, but without the special effects.
Take a fil like Pacific Rim (yay for Pacific Rim II) sure it could have been a movie with lots of intense emotional moments and provide an interesting look into what makes us human, but who wants that when you can have giant robots fighting giant monsters?