Optimus' mouthplate moves?

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  1. decepticreep312

    decepticreep312 Well-Known Member

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    Too bad it only happened once.
     
  3. TylerMirage

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    Yeah, his mouthplate does move when he speaks, but we so rarely get a close-up of his mouthplate throughout the entire trilogy that this is basically the only instance where you can tell.
     
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    Hm, in all the times I watched the movie I never noticed that. I was always focused on the part when it retracts.
     
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    it moves again in the "humans dont deserve to live" scene as well
     
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    Exactly my thoughts.
     
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    I thought that too.
     
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    I've noticed his mouthplate moving in that scene on occasion. A rather quick thing to pay attention to.

    And it makes sense for Movie-verse Optimus Prime's mouthplate to move when he speaks - when it's retracted, his chin moves slightly when he speaks (as is obviously the case for people), so when the mouthplate is on his face, the sections of it attached to his chin move with it when he speaks.
     
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    It always moves, but, because as said it's only ever in close up once and all the other times he's moving, you can barely tell when the motion is so subtle.
     
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    Do you own any photographic equipment?
     
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    If a cell phone counts, yeah. I don't know where my digital camera is though. Why?
     
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    wow, never noticed that. sort of re-lights that flame of me wishing the face plate was permanently up.
     
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    Kind of off topic. But why did Optimus not even try to break the fall of the helicopter that was falling right next to him.
     
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    Not to mention he rarely talks with his mouthplate on to begin with.
     
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    yeah, i thought it always moved around.
     
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    Catch helicopter, save planet. Catch helicopter... save planet. Hmm...
     
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    He's running right next to it as it's falling. Not to mention there is a fairly long scene of dialogue after involving Sam and Megatron. Then Optimus appears to just be waiting somewhere to catch Sam as he falls.
     
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    LOL I noticed that yesterday when I rewatched the movie for the 100 millionth time
     
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