Why only autobots get cool kills?

Discussion in 'Transformers Movie Discussion' started by Flatline, Feb 2, 2012.

  1. Flatline

    Flatline Well-Known Member

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    Why does only the autobots get the "badass" kills,and the decepticons get only the sloppy ones.I mean the only good kill was made by Megs in the first film(when he killed Jazz),the other ones were just poor:
    Arcee sisters killed in the crossfire(nobody didn't even show them die),
    Optimus killed from behind by only one stab(after kicking decepticons almost the whole battle)
    Jetfire sacrificed himself(Scorpnock was cool,but he didn't finish him off),
    and Weeljack was executed(he was unarmed).

    So,does the decepticons don't have any good soldiers?
     
  2. ironjazz

    ironjazz Tie Fighter pilot

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    be cause I'm BATMAN
     
  3. flamepanther

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    Because you don't glorify the villains in that genre of action movie (even though you want the toys to sell)
     
  4. Sso02V

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    Yeah, nobody saw them die. That's why we watched them get blown up.

    And "only one stab"? He was impaled. Then took a Fusion Cannon blast through the chest at point blank range.
     
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    Because they're the good guys, so they have to be bad ass.
     
  6. Flatline

    Flatline Well-Known Member

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    not all of them-only two.

    I said "almost the whole battle".
     
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    Yeah, Optimus getting killed was prety badass, from what I recall. Ironhide too, even though Sentinel Prime was also an Autobot.
     
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    Considering that the "third" Arcee bike didn't show up in the movie, don't think it matters. Plus, she gets killed of in the comics anyway by Shockwave, IIRC.

    And you're acting like Megatron should have had more style when he dispatched Prime. Uh, hello? Megatron STABS HIM IN THE HEART/SPARK FROM THE BACK and then SHOOTS HIM IN THE WOUND HE MADE. Considering this is Megatron, that's totally appropriate. What else did you want him to do? Go all Skyrim and play croquet with Prime's head by using a warhammer type weapon or something?
     
  9. Flatline

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    In the first movie he had this"style".
     
  10. Autovolt 127

    Autovolt 127 Get In The Titan, Prime!

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    Because Hollywood only likes the good guys.
     
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    Because Bay has no intention of making the Cons seem like a credible threat.

    The closest thing to 'cool kills' we got was in the first film, where Blackout demolishes the SOCCENT base and Frenzy takes out the Secret Service guys on the plane. After that, things went downhill really fast. I don't consider Megatron killing Optimus a cool kill; he barely gave the impression of being in control during the fight, and the deathblow came across as being more like a fluke shot.
     
  12. AquamanOS

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    Because villains suck because evil sucks, and love and justice will always prevail.

    FOR GREAT JUSTICE!
     
  13. Bountyan

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    I didn't consider Megatron's ROTF kill that good. He was getting his ass kicked for the entire battle and the only reason he won was because Prime was distracted looking for Sam.

    Also, I didn't even know the Arcee bikes got killed until I saw the movie a few times and read the forums. It's not even definitive that they died on screen anyway. Getting shot isn't getting killed guys. You may as well say Skids died on screen because he got shot by Mudflap and was left under Devastator.

    Most badass kills made by the villains in the trilogy were Megatron ripping Jazz in half, Grindor killing the people at the base, and Sentinel killing Ironhide.
     
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    Jazz got torn in half in a ridicuously badass manner, Optimus was impaled through his back.

    WheeljaQ having his entire torso obliterated by one shot of Barricade's shotgun was also pretty badass, Ironhide's death as well.

    It's less about them getting less cool kills and more that they get less kills [to keep it into proportion].
     
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    They blew up. I don't know what further proof you need if shattering into a million pieces isn't proof enough that they died.
     
  16. Bountyan

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    Blew up? All I see is pieces of their armor falling off.
     
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    Your use of a pronoun instead of a proper name has me confused as to who you are refering to.

    If you mean Optimus, then to be honest he never had any "style". It was just "go for the face" really.

    If you mean Megatron...since when did Movie Megsy have any style? He's honestly really close to a totally feral destruction machine.
     
  18. cliffjumperftw1

    cliffjumperftw1 I have no idea what I'm doing.

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    Fixed.
     
  19. Bountyan

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    Derp. Didn't notice that mistake.
     
  20. AquamanOS

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    Yeah, the Arcee's simply took a hit and had some pieces of their armor fall off. No worse than Mudflap getting his door wings torn off and he survived. Or the many small chunks of armor that's fallen off of every Transformers who's ever taken a hit.
     

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