Who else genuinely likes the movies?

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  1. Jetstorm

    Jetstorm Wielder of the Keyblade

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    I always see a lot of people saying "yeah they suck, but they're a guilty pleasure" or something similar when it comes to these movies.

    But who else genuinely likes them?

    Maybe I was the right age when the first one came out (19) but it just hit all the right notes with me. I loved the action, the humor, the references to older source material, the set designs, the special effects.

    I was hardly a newbie to the franchise either. At that point I had seen all the cartoons. Grew up primarily with Beast Wars of course, which got me into G1, didn't watch Beast Machines when it aired but got it when the DVDs first came out, I loved Robots in Disguise. I had watched a lot of Armada and Energon but didn't really care for them so I didn't watch Cybertron.

    Maybe it was because I didn't care for those previous three shows that the movie looked fantastic in comparison lol. But since the very beginning I've loved these movies. Especially the first two. Of course there are some things I would have done differently with characters or story... but obviously it's not my call lol.
     
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  2. CKPRIME

    CKPRIME Lighter of Darkest Hours

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    I do.
     
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  3. 96megatron

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    Love all 5 despite their flaws.
     
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  4. primal789

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    I'm in the same ship with y'all.Love the series.
     
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  5. Livingdeaddan

    Livingdeaddan Gotta get to sleep somehow...

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  6. GuardianPrime19

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    Love all of ‘em. I don’t care what anybody else says
     
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    I genuinely love the first 3.

    I go back and forth with 4.
     
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    The Bucket Kitten Meow... TFW2005 Supporter

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    I also like all five films despite there flaws.
     
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  9. AutobotAvalanche

    AutobotAvalanche Always in someone's corner

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    Transformers is a passion of mine. Some of the fiction and toys may be less than others, but it's all part of the hobby I love.
     
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    BarricadeLives i'm you! i'm your shadow!

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    as much as i rip them from time to time (deservingly so i feel) i still love them...they are fun to watch if nothing else & that's got to count for something!
     
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  11. Galvatross

    Galvatross Make it Mac Tonight! Veteran

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    I like all of the films, although I like some more than others.

    Yeah, none of them are perfect. I don't care for the hacker subplot in 2007 whatsoever, RotF has plenty of geographical continuity errors, DotM should have shown the Twins and Jolt getting killed by Decepticons/Sentinel and underuses some robot characters, AoE has Shane, and TLK has its issues.

    However, I think most of the films are actually considerably better and much truer to the source material than many fans and most critics say, especially the Kruger-written films. Many of the things people complain about are traits of the brand in general and not of the movies in particular. All of the films are over-the-top summer entertainment meant to sell toys, but they also do have some emotional moments, some plots that actually do make sense in fictional context, and even some interesting characters and themes that are more than meets the eye. Furthermore, when I judge the movies, I'm judging them for being live action Transformers movies, and Transformers is over-the-top and ridiculous in most every way. I'm not comparing them to spaghetti westerns (my personal favorite film genre) or Pan's Labyrinth or Gran Torino or The Color of Pomegranates or Dersu Uzala.
     
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    First time is my favorite film of all time, so…
     
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  13. Trip2boy

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    If I didn't like them I wouldn't be on the Movie board, so, yeah, I like them. I just marathoned them yesterday and had a blast.
     
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  14. Chris James

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    This is a franchise that just has elements that I really enjoy. I love the Bots, the effects, the action, the story ideas (at times) and each movie comes out around my B-Day.

    Of course there's no shortage of flaws in these movies. The middle of TLK is one of the worst movies I've ever seen, but despite that I was still able to enjoy the third act of that movie.

    To sum things up, I'm ride or die with Bayformers despite this currently being the franchise's darkest hour.
     
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  15. Chris Bot

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    Yes I do, and you better believe I get crap for it. But do I care? No. Nobdy is gonna tell me what not to like.

    I, am Chris Bot, and I send this message to all the haters out there, I enjoy the Micheal Bay Transformers movies. I am here. I, am waiting. Come at me bro.
     
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  17. Honorbound

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    I love the movies. They may have flaws, but they still resonate with me.
     
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  18. Niv3k

    Niv3k 'Fe Li Na'

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    I like them, but there's room for improvement.
     
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  19. toaprime

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    I dont.

    I LOVE them!!!

    Awesome movies and I look forward to future installments!
     
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  20. RorMachine

    RorMachine We Were Brothers Once!

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    Age Of Extinction is unwatchable with a shitty plot like The Last Knight :D 
     

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