Sentinal or Shockwave?

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  1. Sideways77

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    We all know Bay used Shockwave to hide Sentinal's truth in interviews. Then Shockwave was basicaly useless.

    But does anyone ever wish that Shockwave replaced Sentinal? (Not as a traitor, but as the main bad guy). I liked Sentinal, and his whole betrayl, but do you ever wish he had equal to more importance as Sentinal?
     
  2. seekerblackout

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    No,I just wish he could have been a secondary villan,up there with Megs and Sentinel,instead of being random bad guy #5
     
  3. The F.N.G.

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    Replace? No. I liked that Sentinel was the big bad of the movie.

    Have him be of equal importance as Sentinel? Yes. It would have been interesting if Sentinel had made his deal not with Megatron but rather with Shockwave.
     
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    i think shockwave should have got more and so should have MEGATRON! i mean crypes he's the head honcho runnin the whole thing the only reason he needed sentinel is cause he was too lazy 2,000 years ago to ask sentinel how to use the space bridge when they formed an alliance, shockwave should have been right there with megatron as well as having more lines then a small growl then "ooptimuss"
     
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    I wished he would have been more of a threat, and utilized more in place of his pet.
     
  6. Megabattimus

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    This. Shockwave should have been the one to make the deal with Sentinel.
     
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    why not have 2 villains?
     
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    No. Having an Autobot turn and having a different POV is way more interesting than just introducing a typical new Decepticon. I didn't really care all that much for Shockwave in the first place, even if Sentinel wasn't there I'd rather have Megs.
     
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    Totally agree
     
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    Nice use of the soft-n-crunchy taco commercial.
     
  13. World Prime

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    Why the f*** can't half this board spell the name SENTINEL Prime right? Is it really that hard? SentinEl is a real word in the English language that was around way before Transformers, and they didn't change the spelling for the character, so spell it right!

    S-E-N-T-I-N-E-L PRIME. With two "E"s, and NO "A"s.

    WHEW!

    Anyway, back on topic, yes, I think it would've worked OK if Shockwave had made the deal with Sentinel, but then what would Megatron have had to do? They would've then had to have gone with a "Shockwave takes over the cons" storyline, which I would've been fine with. Although I like what we got in terms of story in the end, I wish that Shockwave had had much more to do. He was just the Brawl of DotM.
     
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    Sentinel turning heel was nice. I thoroughly enjoy plot twists, especially in these kinds of movies where they're such a rarity. But it would've been nice if Shockwave was made out to be the main villain during the first half of the film (prior to the betrayal). They only used the idea as a promotional device, not as an actual plot device, which is a pretty big difference. I mean, he has a ridiculously short scene early on and doesn't make an appearance until well after Sentinel's defection. Shockwave, if you even want to consider him as Shockwave, was nothing more than a thug: a thug that did absolutely nothing.
     
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    That had been just f****ng awesome!! With that double plot twist (Sentinel's betrayal and Shockwave overthrowing Megatron) DOTM had been the best sci-fi movie in years.
     
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    No. Sentinel was pure awesome! Though I do wish Shockwave got more English lines, and a little more screen time. But that's for another thread . . .
     
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    HEIL SPELL CHECK!!! :p 
     
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    We've already had two bad guys. THe twist of the good guy who stabs his comrades in the back was a nice change. It kept it fresh. The problem is you can't have too many main characters and you need Megatron as it's his master plan. Would have been nice to have Shockwave be more involved, but their is only so much you can do.
     
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    No, because Shockave as the main bad guy has been done before. The movies tried something new, and I will always prefer new over what's been done before.

    No, it's not a matter of knowing how to use it, but that ONLY Sentinel had the ability to use it, either because he was a Prime or it was keyed to work only with him.
     

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