Robot Gore? **SPOILERS**

Discussion in 'Transformers Movie Discussion' started by Rob Almighty, Jun 24, 2009.

  1. Rob Almighty

    Rob Almighty Kneel before Rob.

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    Did anyone notice that most of the bot deaths were very "gory", according to our standards of death, anyway?

    - Grindor had his face/head intimately ripped in half in front of the camera.
    - Megs gets half of his face shot off and as he talks, oil/hydraulic fluid squirts out.
    - Mudflap busts his way out of Devastator's mouth via his right eye.
    - Prime gets impaled from the rear, nearly ripping out his entire chest in the process.
    - The Fallen gets his face ripped off before getting his head basically crushed.
    - Sideways gets sliced in half, longways, in alt mode.
    - Skorponok gets his head crushed by Jetfire.
    - Ravage gets pulled apart.
    - An unknown protoform Decepticon gets his head blown off but is still attached via his "spinal cord", only to grasp at his head's former location before dying.

    I find it odd that it gets a pg-13 rating because it's non-human "gore", but if it were human's in those positions, it would be nc-17 or worse.

    I'm not bashing the movie or these events by any means. It's just an observation.

    Thoughts?
     
  2. Sso02V

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    If Samurai Jack has taught us anything, it's that gratuitous violence is okay if it's a robot being violently slaughtered.
     
  3. Surge

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    You got a problem with all that? Gore in movies is awesome. 'Nuff said.
     
  4. TUROK1134

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    Well the first one had robots getting blown to pieces also, but they didn't feel quite as brutal as this one. Don't forget when Megs kicks Prime in the face and you see a blood-like squirt out.
     
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    It was awesome
     
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    maybe the just wanted to be able to show more of those 100,000 parts there always bragging about
     
  7. Rob Almighty

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    I personally love gory scenes and I loved these scenes in the movie. I just felt that for a movie that's intended to sell kid's toys it was a dialed up past that certain point, reaching 11.

    The first one had limbs being lopped off, yes, but not to the degree this movie takes it to.
     
  8. Houndvoice

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    A little offtopic, but I noticed there were lots of robo-drooling and -spitting going on..?
    And yeah, crying..
     
  9. neoprimus01

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    this is true. seeing prime get impaled reminded me of the cartoon movie when megs impale prime in the side and then slashed him with his sword. i think it's a way to just make you appreciate that these bots aren't here to injure, it's a full war with no mercy to the losers.

    sideways death was classic though! :lol 
     
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    Don't forget.....a certain Autobot gets ripped in half.
     
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    Rock'em Sock'em Robots!
     
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    Sorry to see that the post I read about Ravage being de-boned like a fish is true. I refuse to watch this movie. I wanted some balance. The last thing I want to see is all of my favorite Decepticons being torn to pieces. Hope the movie fails and that Bay and Orci learn their lesson. Take your George Lucas morality and shove it!
     
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    George Lucas morality??? Sure sam hurt his hand, but it didn't get cut off. Come to think of it, I don't remember anyone's hands being cut off.
     
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    Wow, that went from bad to fail in record time.
     
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    You know I wouldn't mind all the gore if it wasn't the god damn Autobots bringing it! What happened to the Optimus Prime that didn't blow or chop off everyone's head
     
  16. Rob Almighty

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    lol, yeah. So much for uniting their race. I guess these guys never heard of "'Til All Are One".
     
  17. Gilgamesh

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    Or, they won't stop "til all are one... pile of scrap metal"
     
  18. Rob Almighty

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    or 'til all are none.
     
  19. jazz4ever

    jazz4ever I'm turned on by numbers

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    ...there robots how is that gore?
     
  20. Scantron

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    Simply put, brutality and gore doesn't count if the "victims" are robots or largely robotic.

    No, instead it seems like they finally decided to "wage their battles to destroy the evil forces of the Decepticons". Y'know, the goal that's been stated in the TF theme song for the past 25 years, but which the Autobots never put much effort into until now?
     

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