Negatron: Discussion Thread for those that hate the way this movie is heading

Discussion in 'Transformers' started by Hunter Rider, Feb 7, 2007.

  1. Golgo-13 The Return of the O.G

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    Gotta add this here to:

    WOW!WOW!WOW!

    I just got back from my second viewing ..and it was an utterly different experience. I had said before that the movie sucked, well i recant my statement! The comedy was still a bit much, but i knew it was coming so i tolaterated it more..but man, what a first movie!

    Things i noticed on the second time seeing it:

    1) Scorponok survived! Can't belive i missed that on my first view.

    2)The Sector Seven suit 'Tom Banachek' was indeed the hologram image used by the Decepticons. Why did they use him? Is there a deeper reason behind it than explored?
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    PS i didn't notice Barricade arm on the ship, when the other Decepticons were being disposed by the military, as others have said. I saw pieces of Blackout, and Megs but no Barricade. I believe he, Scorponok and Starscream are the 3 surviving Decepticon.

    I changed my last score of 7/10 to a solid 9!
     
  2. zanos Registered

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    Bay didn't like the original designs for prime including his face plate. Not a huge suprise so he changed it all.
     
  3. user123456789 Registered

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    wait, what hologram?
     
  4. Golgo-13 The Return of the O.G

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    The hologram of a human pilot inside of Blackout, and the hologram of the cop inside of Barricade.
     
  5. user123456789 Registered

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    ohhhhhhhhhh gotcha
     
  6. Mr. Socko Registered

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    Is it really any more different than....

    [​IMG]

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    :whatever:
     
  7. Spade Seeking new challengers

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    Not really. Nolan made the suit with the intention of respecting what had come before him. Bay just had a conceptual artist draw him something that ever-so-vaguely looked like Prime, and stuck the classic head on him for recognition.
     
  8. ragdus Put a smile on that face.

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    It's a tad bit easier to translate an outfit from comic to real-life than it is a transforming semi.

    I'm not a huge fan of the final rendered bots, but I do know that what I saw translates far better than trying to stick with the cartoon vision of the transformed bots would ever have.

    Still, they could've done better.
     
  9. Darthphere Kneel before 'Drox!

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    Wow, no.
     
  10. Spade Seeking new challengers

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    I'm not irked by the attempt to modernize the design, but it's like nosebleed once said: they could have done better. All I want is a little recognition of who's who.

    [​IMG]

    This pic shows a clean method of what it could have been like if they went with a new design but with the original look's touches for Starscream. Infinitely better than the insect-headed chicken look we got.

    Alrighty then, for once would you mind telling me why not?
     
  11. Darthphere Kneel before 'Drox!

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    There is nothing classic or akin to what came before in the Batman costume. Unless you mean the Burton Batman suit which again, looks nothing like anything in a comic I've read.
     
  12. Spade Seeking new challengers

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    Ah. So the sprawling black bat emblem, the cowl, the cape, and the attempt at a pouched belt are all just figments of my imagination? Gotcha.
     
  13. Darthphere Kneel before 'Drox!

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    Dude, you want to be right so bad, you're willing to bend logic to do so. Find me a pic from a comic where he wears a suit even resembling the Begins costume and I'll drop this whole thing.
     
  14. ragdus Put a smile on that face.

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    I'm not arguing your stance, or denying it could have been done better. In fact, you quoted me saying so. My point is in reference to the post showing cartoon Op and new Op. I love cartoon Optimus, but anything similar to that in this movie would have been laughable, which is what that movie critic had suggested should have been done. I think something far more along the line of what we got, but with more sheet metal on the exterior and more recognizable faces would have been the far wiser choice, which is pretty much what you posted there with SS.
     
  15. Spade Seeking new challengers

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    I don't want to be right at all. It's an opinion. I've never met Nolan face-to-face and I'm not even a devout fan, but when I see the costume he made for Batman Begins I see traditional elements merged with the familiarities of Burton's films. When I see Prime's design I see that the attempt to modernize took precedent over the familiar. If you see differently, you see differently.

    :huh:
     
  16. zanos Registered

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    But if Bay doesn't like the designs of the original Transformers he's not going to make any kind of attempt to resemble them in his film.
     
  17. user123456789 Registered

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    exactly, you don't know Nolan

    you don't know what he had in mind when he designed the costume

    you are not a devout Nolan fan
    do not speak for someone you have no clue about
     
  18. Spade Seeking new challengers

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    I already said that I consider my statement an opinion. If I didn't I would be searching some Internet archive for statements to back me up. If you don't like it, don't have a coronary.

    Kthanxbi.
     
  19. Jake Cassidy Registered

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    I don't mean to start anything, but, if you don't like the movie than why do guys keep talKng about? Just curious.
     
  20. CFlash Registered

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    Don't worry. It'll drop off soon.

    Which reminds me. Where's B_F?
     
  21. ragdus Put a smile on that face.

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    People like to discuss things they don't like just as much as they do those things they do like. Plus it's the Inter-Tubes and it's made for fighting and pr0n.
     
  22. Jake Cassidy Registered

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    Okay, I get it now.
     
  23. Mr. Socko Registered

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    Having a little Sam happy time to himself. :oldrazz:
     
  24. Warhammer Half Monk, Half Hitman

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    Boo. That is such a fanboy complaint. :down
     
  25. Darthphere Kneel before 'Drox!

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    It also makes no sense. The analogy doesn't work. Changing the GI Joe's to postal workers is make a complete change. Last time I checked, Optimus Prime was still a badass truck that turned into a robot.:o
     

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