TF1-2-3 question: Joints on Transformers

Discussion in 'Transformers Movie Discussion' started by Shockwavers, Dec 19, 2016.

  1. Shockwavers

    Shockwavers Well-Known Member

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    Over the course of the movies I have seen several instances where the joints of the transformers kinda... look weird like they are not connected at all.

    I tried to ignore it for a while, but I just couldn't look over it.

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    Like here with the first Megatron: that joint doesn't seem to be connected to his body at all.

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    And here with bumblebee: looks kinda loosely attached


    Could someone explain this to me?
     
  2. G1Dan

    G1Dan Well-Known Member

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    mate, its christmas have a break.

    Plus its just a film, enjoy it dont scrutinize it.
     
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  3. Burnout00012

    Burnout00012 Survivor of the Grey Hands War of 2019

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    They're alien robots that can change forms between vehicles.

    Is it really worth questioning their joints when the entire mechanical make-up of a freakin' car becomes their body?
     
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  4. Livingdeaddan

    Livingdeaddan The Sept of Kaon

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    Well, transformers don't need muscle around the joints like we do. They're robots.
     
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  5. Shockwavers

    Shockwavers Well-Known Member

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    You're right!!! Have a merry christmas and a happy New yeat


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  6. Shockwavers

    Shockwavers Well-Known Member

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    You're right!! It's not worth the time
     
  7. Deonasis

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    Yep they are made from an alien material/s and have an alien anatomy both of which we barely understand.

    Failing that incontinuity reason, you have a good eye and found some places where the special effects were a little off. Kinda like the car in the far background during Braveheart.
     
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  8. Ephland

    Ephland Let's Go Rangers

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    I guess I'm not seeing the issue. Are you expecting these robots to mimic the anatomy of a human? Because, no they don't.
     
  9. DOTM Bumblebee

    DOTM Bumblebee Stegosaurus brain

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    Good eye. This doesn't particularly bother me, as it's kind of a minor detail, and robotic joints are going to be stronger than human muscle, but I have to be impressed that you've caught this.
     
  10. Ironhide1234

    Ironhide1234 Here.

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    I work in a agricultural workshop. You'd be surprised how little some bolts are that hold big things together
     
  11. SPLIT LIP

    SPLIT LIP AKA Beve Stuscemi

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    Maybe that's why they fall to pieces when they die in DOTM. They're held together by actual prayer!
     
  12. daniel 97

    daniel 97 Autobots' second in command

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    I like the sound of Optimus' ones though!
     
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