Something I was confused by in DOTM

Discussion in 'Transformers Movie Discussion' started by WreckNRule426, Oct 21, 2011.

  1. WreckNRule426

    WreckNRule426 Autobot

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    It always tends to skip back and forth as to whether the public knows about the TFs or not. Example: when we see Simmons' interview, he and his cohorts talk about the "extraterrestrial mercenaries" as if no one knows what they are yet. But later we see a whole CNN segment that blatantly says "The Autobots are leaving Earth."

    It all seems like a big inconsistency.
     
  2. Karhukjnsi

    Karhukjnsi Universal Wrestler

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    I didn't distinctly notice it, but I just figure it's due to "political correctness", in the context of the movie, specifically.
     
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    I thought they made it pretty clear that the general public knows about the Transformers and their civil war, but that the government kept most of the information about them classified. That's part of why Sam is so frustrated at the start of the movie, having helped the Autobots save the world but not being able to tell anyone about it and fallen into mediocrity. And Simmons was able to get rich as one of the few sources to talk about the aliens.
     
  6. WreckNRule426

    WreckNRule426 Autobot

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    Makes sense.