Editing the first movie. Need ideas.

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  1. ChldsPlay

    ChldsPlay Well-Known Member

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    So I finally got a new computer and added a blu-ray burner to it. I had edited the DVD but never bothered to watch it since I have the Blu-ray. Now I've edited the blu-ray to match what I did with the DVD and cut out a few other bits as well. Before I finalize it I wanted to make sure there wasn't anything else to cut.

    I know there is a lot I'd like to cut, but whatever cuts I make still need to make sense in the context of the movie. So while I'd love to cut out a lot of early scenes with the computer analyst stuff, it wouldn't work having their characters just show up at the end of the movie.

    So any suggestions you guys can make would be great. Like I said I'd like to get rid of as much of the analyst stuff as possible so that it still makes sense. I'd even like to get rid of more of the sec. def. as well. I might look at the scene with the bots at Sam's house to see if I can trim some there.

    So far I've done:

    Cut out conversation between Lennox and his wife.
    Cut out scene of sec. def. talking on tv and Lennox's wife watching.
    Cut out scene with mention of "DNA based computer"
    Fixed the two taxi problem
    Cut out credit card gag during scorponok fight.
    Cut out "good morning mojo" and "it's too early" (to make it more reasonable that it's later in the day).
    Cut out portion of interrogation (basically everything post sugar rush).
    Cut out all shots of Barricade post fight with Bumblebee.
    Rearranged scene of Optimus and Bonecrusher transformations on highway.
    Removed bit with Sam sitting before Bumblebee gives him the cube.

    Any other suggestions?
     
  2. MegaHavok

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    whats the two taxi problem?
     
  3. Hakka

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    You see her wave at a yellow taxi and then the next scene she is travelling in a white taxi.

    I always assumed the yellow one didn't stop and she got the next one.

    Hakka.
     
  4. McBradders

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    You cut out Left Cheek? Really?
     
  5. Digilaut

    Digilaut My name is Drift.

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    I have a suggestion: cut out any robot parts and see what the movie will end up like :p 
     
  6. Nachtsider

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    Someone's already made an edit of the first film.
     
  7. bumblebot98

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    no offense but cutting out the barricade and bee fight scene is messing with the movie..in a bad way.
     
  8. SC0RP0N0K

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    Yeah, there's already been a fan edit of TF 2007. It's called Resparked and it's pretty damn good IMHO.
     
  9. Primesfist

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    Cut out the Simmons scenes. He was shite in TF1.
     
  10. McBradders

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    B-but Criminals are hot :( 
     
  11. firehawc_69

    firehawc_69 cloppers = ignore list

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    Cut out Frenzy flipping the bird and his little spaz-out in Barricade. Only inlcude the relevant searching part.
     
  12. Takeout

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    You cut out the credit card gag? REALLY?
     
  13. Spoon

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    Yeah.

    I'm not sure what kind of experience this guy is going for.

    LEFT CHEEK!
    LEFT CHEEK!
    LEFT CHEEK!

    That was by far one of the best gags in the movie.
     
  14. JakmanFirby

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    sry but y r u even cutting out anything from this perfect movie?
     
  15. Spoon

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    The same reason you're cutting out your syllables? :p 

    But seriously, the movie is overly long. Just cut out the last hour. Sure, the movie doesn't reach a conclusion, but it ends on the high of the Autobots at Sam's house.
     
  16. Captain Acehole

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    Cut out the scene where Sam is being harassed at the police station.
     
  17. Spoon

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    Why do people want to cut out the fun parts of the movie? :( 
     
  18. doomboy536

    doomboy536 Universe Onslaught fanboy

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    Because they want either a totally accurate rendition of G1 or nothing but robots punching each other.
     
  19. JakmanFirby

    JakmanFirby The Jakman

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    Ah hem AHem.. lemme resay that

    Sorry but why are you cutting out anything from this perfect movie?

    LOL XD

    BUt i honestly say that i loved every part of the movie
     
  20. bumblebot98

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    i agree.
     

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