TF: RotB Mirage Close-up Pics

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by jru42287, Aug 2, 2021.

  1. BWfan86

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    Porsche willing to lend their design to a TF in general is a big win and opens the door.

    Based on prior companies doing the same and takara striking while the iron is hot, it's not out of the realm of possibility
     
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    No offense taken. We're all passionate about Transformers here. :) 
     
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    My headcanon will be that this is Jazz and that BB Blitzwing was Starscream (yes I know we saw a real Starscream that was even more like Starscream too,) and no one will ever change my mind. :lol  That's just the price I impose on myself in order to enjoy these films in spite of decisions like these.
     
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    I love my G1 Mirage, he was one of my first Transformers, but his Alt-mode was ridiculous for a disguise. I couldn’t care less if he’s a Porsche in the live action movies. Especially if it means we may finally have a G1 MP of Jazz someday.
     
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    You haven't even seen the fucking bot mode.

    Jesus Christ some people.
     
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    Exactly. This is the way I approach the movies (and tbh, a ton of other parts of transformers fiction coz there's just so much that takes different angles).
     
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    I'd wait until we see robot mode before settling on such things. But your head canon is your head canon. :) ;) 

    I totally get it though and I half expect him to actually LOOK like Jazz as well...
     
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    I should point out here that Movie Jazz (in his brief 07 appearance) was silver as well.

    I think robot mode will go a long way toward either reinforcing or releasing us from wanting him to be Jazz (as well as the personality).
     
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    I was more referring to G1 being the source material for everything else. Which it is.
     
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    He will then be known as Meisterage the Streaker.
     
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    Which is all secondary to keeping the trademark. Which allows them to generate money. Those character similarities are to appease fans to get us to buy and consume their product. Which is why the new toy line is such a throw back to get people like me who got sucked back in. Its all business. They use the same names similar looks to sell new toys. The story always reboots generating new products.
     
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    True! We've historically only seen the bots in the movie have only a single alt mode! It's the fun of the Transformers in movieverse to have a single alt mode!

    Like how Bumblebee, in movieverse, has only been a 1977 Camaro like his first appearance! And not a 2007 Camaro, 2010 Camaro, 1967 Camaro, 2013 Camaro, 2017 Camaro, Cybertronian vehicle, Jeep, or a VW beetle!
     
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    Obviously more than willing to see whatever else this movie has in terms of other vehicle modes and bot modes but you can\'t really blame anyone from noticing the continuing trend from the Bay films of \"Alt mode/character model looks specifically like one character but is called someone else\".

    I see this car and immediately think Jazz instead of Mirage lol.
     
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    Personally I don't understand the Blitzwing thing. He was a generic seeker that they used a name for toys, in the movie hes never named. He also dies horribly. I'd want starscream to last longer and have a better personality. Even in g1 there were seekers that looked like starscream (sure animation errors but hey it works)
     
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    100th or so time they've shown this. They are proud of this blunder. Mirage is no Porsche, and they seem proud of it.
     
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    I do agree with you that pretty much everything comes back to business, but I also think a distinction should be made between something like Megatron changing from a gun to a tank (which is a drastic change, but is still very much in the spirit of the character) and something like G1 Bonecrusher vs Movie Bonecrusher (which is a total nameslap, with almost no connection between the two versions).

    I also don't agree with your original point, that holding onto trademarks is the only reason to put established names on different vehicles. It can (and has) been done for creative reasons, or for other logistical reasons where the trademark wasn't the concern. Like making Bumblebee a Jeep in the 2018 movie. That had nothing to do with holding onto the trademark, it was done for story reasons.
     
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    do you really expect a Formula 1 vehicle to be able to drive on normal-ass roads?
     
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    The Roman Empire1977 I succeeded where Megatron failed

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    I dont even care about the porsche not being jazz anymore. I just want a well written, cybertronian character driven action movie. Not the government, models, and sponsers. Not wasting time with the human's trauma, and failing to build up tension to actually write a serviceable climax.
     
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    Hear, hear just give us a good movie. That’s all we’re asking.
     
  20. KickCounterkick

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    I too hope this will be a good movie, and I'll be here when Mirage's altmode is retooled/repainted into Jazz somewhere in a toyline.

    I actually don't mind Mirage stealing the altmode. It's not the usual but sometimes that's better, I still have a fondness for Firetruck Optimus so why not?
     
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