Transformers a racist film?

Discussion in 'Transformers Movie Discussion' started by Poho, Oct 23, 2007.

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  1. Poho

    Poho That's MISTER Poho to you

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    A friend of mine, who shall remain nameless, wrote this brief review of the Transformers movie on Flixster... I honestly don't really see how they can think this, but I wanted to get some feedback from everyone else.
    discuss.
     
  2. Sso02V

    Sso02V Injector Has a Posse

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    I think it's humorous that the supposed hot white girl with a high IQ had to go to the obese stupid black guy for help because he's much smarter than her. It's like the author of the review got the characters mixed up
     
  3. KA

    KA PENIS GOES WHERE?!!

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    pfft. the colored dudes are there for humor, thankfully. everybody knows white dudes are unfunny.
     
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    thats absolutely true
     
  5. n_tel_ekt

    n_tel_ekt Wreaker

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    Colored dudes? Wow! Thats a rather antique term.
     
  6. KA

    KA PENIS GOES WHERE?!!

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    yeah i know :lol 

    i didnt want to exclude the latin soldier dude and indian telephone operator dude.
     
  7. drippy

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    The comments aren't intelligent enough to warrant a response.

    Nor are they written well.
     
  8. Ezilla82

    Ezilla82 Expect the Unexpected.

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    This is bull I haven't seen any sort of racial remark on this movie whatsoever and I think we're funny no matter what color we are. If you don't think so then well thats your opinion.
     
  9. Hobbes-timus Prime

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    Excellent point.
     
  10. KA

    KA PENIS GOES WHERE?!!

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    that may be true, but similar comments have been made in this board itself, in fact initially, it was a recurring topic.

    it may be unfounded but the (mis)perception is definitely there.

    bay movies deals with stereotypes. i think that in itself is explanatory.
     
  11. KA

    KA PENIS GOES WHERE?!!

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    thats prolly coz you havent read enough bloated threads in the movie forum at its peak traffic.
     
  12. Poho

    Poho That's MISTER Poho to you

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    yeah i kinda thought the same stuff. i called my friend out on this one...i said if they were going to say that about transformers, they'd have to ay it about every movie. apparently they do....so yeah.
     
  13. darkmgmstr

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    I think he/she may be refering to the character Maggie Madsen for being both hot and smart. I have no idea who the person is refering to as obese and stupid cuz even though Glen Whitmann was fat, he was one smart guy. Yes, his antics were funny as heck, but they didn't ruin anyone's life. Unless, he is complaining about Jazz being voiced by an African American and yet Jazz is the first autobot to die.... But I doubt it :D 

    The only message that is being sent here is a world that is more than meets the eye... :D 
     
  14. smkspy

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    Does this guy know that Bay directed both of the Bad Boys movies?

    In all honestly, this is just the stupidest fucking thing i've ever heard of...ok maybe not the stupidest, but its ranked in the top ten.
     
  15. n_tel_ekt

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    ...hehe. Then I guess in a strange way, thats really VERY Politically Correct!
     
  16. drippy

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    You don't see me debating in those threads either do you? :p 

    My point is, the guy needs to have a legitimate point, concisely and intelligently express said point, and then allow for discussion.

    It's safe to say all of that criteria was not met.

    Therefore, no point in me wasting my time. :) 
     
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    Don't forget that the latin soldier dude was probably from Louisiana, and honestly I don't know of any latin people here who eat Aligator gumbo.
     
  18. seeker311

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    Tell your friend that he is a dumbass
     
  19. n_tel_ekt

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    ...Which I found VERY racist... Also, I was offended that Djimon Hounsou helped those clones react freedom to the end of The Island...:lolol 
     
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    Your friend may need to watch the movie again. Was Glenn goofy? Maybe a little, but he was also referred to as the "best hacker in the world" That would indicate to me he had to be pretty damn smart.

    I also felt that Tyrese's character was portrayed as someone of autority in the military.

    People need to get over themselves just a little sometimes.
     
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