Epps appreciation thread

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  1. uruseiranma

    uruseiranma Well-Known Member

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    Sorry to clog the boards with another 'a.t.,' but I'd say DOTM definitely pushed Epps ahead of Lennox for NEST agent.

    I'd never really been a fan of Tyrese pre-TF, but the way he handled himself in the 2007 film, he sold me on his role. Also loved his aside in ROTf standing next to Optimus and telling how the NEST Team and the Autobots work in tandem to get the job done.

    As well, I can't help but feel he's one of the bigger Transformers fans acting in the films. Even the way he delivers that line to Sam: "Because that SOB killed my friends, too." I'd be willing to go with him into Chicago to take down the human scum working with the Decepticons.
     
  2. Tripredacus

    Tripredacus K-Mart-ian Legend

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    For some reason he reminds me of Terrell Owens.
     
  3. HennepinCrawler

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    Epps is probably my favorite human character in these movies.
     
  4. einis

    einis Want some candy?

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    I loved Epps (and Lennox) since the first movie
     
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    Epps & Lennox have always been great - of all the humans, those two have traditionally been the ones that I've most enjoyed seeing onscreen. They seem to work well together but more then that, they (as characters) seem to feel as though they could conceivably be a part of a world in which giant transforming robots could exist.

    If there is to be a fourth film (and if it is - God forbid - not a prequel or a reboot), the powers that be could do a lot worse then to shift the focus onto Lennox & Epps (as the human side of the equation) and frame a future trilogy around them.

    Even better - both of the actors (Josh Duhamel & Tyrese Gibson) have been perhaps the only two members of the extended cast and crew who seem to be (a) dignified and (b) genuinely happy to be a part of the franchise.
     
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    Epps has been my favorite human since the first movie.
     
  7. Silk Spectre

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    Epps is one of my favorites of the human characters (Lennox is still my favorite). It was nice to see him back in DOTM, and helping Sam out. Loved how referred to Sam as the "kid" in ROTF, but Sam gained Epps' respect in this one.


    I always wanted to see more of Lennox and Epps and the NEST Autobots taking out Decepticons. That would have been awesome.
     
  8. Niv3k

    Niv3k 'Fe Li Na'

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  9. legolas grof

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    Epps is definetly my favorite human character in DOTM
     
  11. ElectricPrada09

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    I love Epps and Lennox as well. The characters are great. Bring the rain, baby!
     
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    Epps, Lennox, and Sam have always been my favorite human characters. Hardcore Eddie is my new favorite.

    Most importantly, Josh Duhamel is a ND native like me. :D  Too bad I don't have any money to donate to Minot...
     
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    Epps was by far, in my humble opinion, one of the better characters in this movie. He reacts how I would react if I saw shit blowing up and some wicked creepy one eyed Decepticon was looking at me.

    Tyrese probably came out of this the best actor in the movie.
     
  14. a.g.e.1

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    He did a good job in this one and you could see it and feel it and know that there was some character growth.
     
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    I liked Epps a lot. Lennox I'm indifferent towards.
     
  16. moreprimeland

    moreprimeland Optimus told me to do it! Moderator TFW2005 Supporter

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    Liked Epps much better in DOTM, was glad both he and Lennox got better speaking parts as well as action parts! :popcorn 
     
  17. Nope

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    Epps is great cause he actually can act and he isn't trying to act all crazy and shit like Sam's boss and other guys.
     
  18. erjaho0614

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    Lennox and Epps probably had the best chemistry of any duo in the film, maybe only met or exceeded by the relationship between Sam and Bumblebee.
     

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