Best. ROTF Review. Ever.

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  1. Gojira Prime

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    Michael Bay Finally Made An Art Movie - Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen - io9

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    NOTE: I did not outright hate ROTF. It was a dissapointment to be sure, but I can't say it was a total waste. However, this review is a work of genius. Not since Mystery Science Theater's riffing of Godzilla vs Megalon have I seen a comment on a film as brilliant and hilarious as this.
     
  2. Sage o' G-fruit

    Sage o' G-fruit Critics gonna critique

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    :lolol 
     
  3. MekaGojira3k

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    My god.
    I dig this.
     
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    Wheeljack_Prime Don't eat me

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    Do we really need more threads of reviews?
     
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    Yes. lol
     
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    Very funny. I do wonder how many people took it seriously...
     
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    Digilaut My name is Drift.

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    Yes, very funny..but wasn't this posted already? Like..when the movie hit the theatres? :p 

    Anyway, still a fun read for those who have missed it back then, I suppose.
     
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    Never heard of this site or reviews.

    Oh yeah, this was like the first review or something, no? Or one of the first. Maybe about the only one to be positive about the film.
     
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    I think the review would be more appropriate if it was about Avatar (changing minor details of course).
     
  11. Torque

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    brilliant! its true, to an extent-i havent seen ROTF in a while, but it still sticks with me.
     
  12. Bumblethumper

    Bumblethumper old misery guts

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    Wow, I didn't expect it to be, but you're actually right.

    I once read that bad movies always get the best reviews(and are the most fun to review).

    I've talked with a lot of people who've seen ROTF, and while none of them really thought it was a good movie, they all seemed to have a sense that on some level it was something of a 'unique' achievement. Maybe it's a colossal monument to stupidity, maybe it's a monster of pure entertainment, but there's always a sort of derogatory awe at what was put on screen. People mock and deride it, and yet at the same time there's something about it that never fails to impress.

    This captures that perfectly.
     
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    Heh, heh.
     
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    SO that is the mindset you must have to appriciate that abomination of a movie. I must rewatch it with this review in mind.
     
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  16. Ash from Carolina

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    Ha ha, well that review actually explains things better than any other review I've heard of the movie.
     
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    So the mindset would be that of a mentally retarded chimp with ADHD, then? Because every time I even see a clip from the movie, I feel like I get dumber.
     
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    Touche' :D 
     
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    At that review..
    ...^this^.
     
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    After reading this review, I find myself really wanting to see what a TF film made by Terry Gilliam might be like.
     

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