I wish Arcee could have been pretty

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  1. QLRformer

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    Bay made Megan Fox, Rachel Taylor, Isabel Lucas, Rosie Huntington and Nicola Peltz look stunning - and one of them was in fact a Decepticon! But he couldn't make Arcee look nice.

    Of course, she was merely stuck in for the fans to be happy about. But if she had had more screentime, do you think she would have been redesigned to look, well, nicer-looking than was possible?
     
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    Bay's dislike of the female Transformers has been made clear. I believe it was his idea to essentially make them all uni-cycle robots rather than the design they planned if they included her in the first film.

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    You miss the point as all the female characters you've listed are human - even the Decepticon member you listed the actress for rather than this;

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    Attractiveness is difficult to portray on robots - especially the bay-former style Transformers. The best we could of hoped for was something similar to the design that was dropped for the first film that I posted above - however its all too late now.
     
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    Personally, I loved Arcee's look in ROTF.
     
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    Me too. It was an interesting mix-up from the primarily humanoid Autobots.
     
  5. AshleyCuadra

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    I agree with ewatson96 Arcee's design in ROTF was nice only the head but the body type and vehicle mode not much they would choose a better vehicle mode for her instead of a motorcycle change it to a lotus sports car or other nice vehicle mode
     
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    Yeah, one of the things I liked best was that they let Arcee remain more alien-looking.
     
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    Lol that pretender bot looks like frenzy...with a wig! He did a pit stop at the cybertronian boutique haha
     
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    she is pretty, pretty ugly!

    never gets old.
     
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    How about a big pair of Robo-tits and some cut off Dasie-Dukes?

    Fuck.
     
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    same here
     
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    Same. She was pretty to me. Alice (robot mode) was hot, too.
     
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    Same. And the designs were very feminine without going to the old tropes. I loved the way the hips worked as they indicated the sort of rocking movement some women have when they walk.
     
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    Yeah, Arcee's design was incredibly sucky, not even identifiable as a female.. Sometimes unique designs can work, but sometimes, we just need a standard 2 legged robot. Arcee would have worked much better as a standard robot.
     
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    I agree, the whole wheel legs, while unique, didn't seem to fit Arcee and her sisters. The head mold was pretty good, but everything else just didn't seem to work out the best. However, no disrespect towards those who like the ROTF version.
     
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    Even if you don't like their designs, you have to admit they had some incredibly badass alt modes. Those motorcycles were gloriously amazing.
     
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    I too thought ROTF Arcee was an interesting take on the character. Not all women have to look sexy, you know? Expecially if these are robotic organisms with questionable gender specifics.
     
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    Mind you, if they had gone for the classic two-legged more-obviously-female route, we'd probably be complaining about how she looks way too much like a human female, a robot supermodel or whatever.

    Besides, when have we had unicycle girl robots before? Have we had unicycle girl robots before the films?
     
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    I would of liked to see her as they originally planned
     
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    Someone needs to render XJ9 in live-action to perhaps test this.


    There is no call for that. I liked her overall body design, it was quite unique, but her face looked rather static and flat.

    But as mentioned, Bay dislikes female Transformers. I guess if he'd cared more about her or Alice they may have been more expressive, and thus perhaps better-looking.


    Well, when you put it that way... :D 

    And people would have made complaints about the design either way.