The "I have seen DOTM" Thread

Discussion in 'Transformers Movie Discussion' started by VaderPrime1, Jun 25, 2011.

  1. Tr4nce

    Tr4nce TrancEaddict

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    Just came back.

    The Good

    - The intro feels very Watchmen like, to me. This retro feeling. It's nice.

    - The action sequences.

    - The 3D.

    - The Autobots and Decepticons having more lines.

    - I liked Shia's acting very very much. You can really feel he's pissed or sad. Well done.

    - I liked Brains and Wheelie better than I expected I would.

    - The Sound FX.

    - The score.

    - Don't know how to say this, but I kind of love how much I hate Sentinel. Yes, hating an Autobot. He's supposed to be a good guy, but he is mean son a bee-otch.

    - The story is acceptable for me. The whole moon landing thing, and the Autobots having to leave Earth etc. etc. Will get back to this.

    The Bad

    - Why add all these new characters like Q and Dino, and not give them a little bit more screen time? You barely get to know 'Q', you can't even feel sorry when he dies. The only thing I like is how he dies, he's begging for his life. Same goes for Soundwave and Shockwave. You don't get to see 'em much.

    - The Autobots leaving Earth feels very shitty (so that is good), but it lasts so short you think 'what whas even the use of it?'. Yes, they had to trick the Decepticons, but I thought it could have lasted longer.

    - Am I spoiled or did I see way too few transformations?


    The Ugly

    - The ending is so sudden. Prime just kills Megs, Sentinel explains his motives one more time, and Prime kills him. That's all folks, now fuck on off home. Eh what?

    - In fact, the more I think about it, the more I think it sucks that an Autobot just screws over fellow Autobots. I can't see Sentinel Prime as a hero, or as an awesome character.


    That's it. My main gripe is still, like every movie, that Transformers looks and feel way to cartoony sometimes. The film starts out with a somewhat darker atmosphere than the first two films, yet, it also ends up feeling cartoony all over again. Please for the reboot, let Nolan do it or something. The movie was enjoyable, and I would like to see it again, but this is just stuff that comes to mind. First impressions.
     
  2. Shizuka

    Shizuka Optimus Prime's Scriptor

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    Out of your 3 it's Starscream. In the actual film it's a Dread (I think).
     
  3. Starscreamownz

    Starscreamownz Air Commander

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    Oh my god. Its official. I'm gonna say out load "IRONHIDE! :O" Even though I knew it was gonna happen. Because it still shocking to me to see my favorite Autobot bite it so painfully.
     
  4. poonab

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    Completely agree with you, something felt like it was missing to me and it left me and a fellow transformers fan a little disappointed.

    Two things in the film really irrated me:

    1) shockwave being easily defeated by nest with their machine guns, yet in the first film scorponok requires special magnesium rounds to be damaged.

    2) the way the film is edited, one scene bumblebee rescues sam and lennox when they destroy starscream yet mere moments later hes already been rounded up with the other autobots and captured by the deceptions... that just screamed out wtf? to me
     
  5. Shizuka

    Shizuka Optimus Prime's Scriptor

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    Yes. The scenes in the trailer with Optimus flying in and destroying people, losing armour. His trailer becomes the flight pack. Ultimate Optimus isn't even a real character.
     
  6. Starscreamownz

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    Wasted money that could have gone to multiple deluxe's we wanted.
     
  7. Shizuka

    Shizuka Optimus Prime's Scriptor

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    Dude have you seen this film? Megatron is dead. Starscream is dead. Shockwave is dead. Who will lead them? There is no way to top this film so don't even think about it.
     
  8. SwoopNZ

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    I think the producers tried to use the g1 episode Megatron's Master Plan as a guide to the plot.
     
  9. RedAlert Rescue

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    Some questions : for Kingslender or whomsoever wants to answer them ...

    1) Is Blitz Wing in it
    2) How many Constructicons did you spot (anyone else besides Scrapper & Longhaul ?)
    3) Did you see the Garbage truck-bot - What did you think ?
    4) Whom did Wheelie call a Di**Head
    5) Did you see the Wreckers in Disguise Vehicle mode at all especially after they assume Attack mode - and did the Movie make any sort of big deal visually out of them assuming that mode or did they just change from robot to vehicle like that with no explanation.
    6) How many Characters use their Stealth Force modes in Vehicle mode - Other than Bumblebee ?
    7) What does Optimus' Trailer do ? does it Transform or contain anything.
    8) Did you notice if any characters used weapons like the toys come with I.e. Is Sideswipe had guns where they like Sidearm sideswipes or a bigger gun like the Deluxe toy has ?
    9) Did you see a Decepticons with a jet mode that looks like Slugslinger - and aside from a Garbage Truck what else gets scanned as alt modes.
    10) Is the Bank truck in the movie and if it is ; is it a Transformer ?
     
  10. Thundersmacker

    Thundersmacker More then meets the lie

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    3,5 out of 5. 0,5 For the G1 one references: Megatron & Abe Lincoln and the whole bringing cybertron within Earth's Atmosphere. Malkovich and Spock kinda rawked but I'm glad the Bay & Boeuf run is over.
     
  11. Shizuka

    Shizuka Optimus Prime's Scriptor

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    I quote "they're dickheads" Leadfoot is surprisingly stubby.
     
  12. MorenoVL

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    1) No
    2) Not so many, difficult to see really
    3) It drove away, that's all :D 
    6) Sideswipe is the only one, I think
    7) Transforms into a ring with weaponry
    10) Just used to transport the Pillars, doesn't transform
     
  13. SwoopNZ

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    Wasn't that long haul who took the Garage truck mode?? Look like him
     
  14. Shizuka

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    1) No
    2) 1 or 2
    3) I think so, if so then it's huge with great big effing arms
    4) I cna't remember
    5) The're alt mode has them with guns out. They first appear when things on Earth get really bad so they can freely drive around with guns out
    6) Sideswipe briefly on the freeway against the Dreads.
    7) It transforms into a base with weapons (imagine a stargate). It also becomes his flight gear (like the Japanese Optimus toy - Ultimate Optimus is made up)
    8) Only Optimus had his Mech Tech gun
    9) We only see the garbage truck get scanned.
    10) The bank truck is seen once and it is unknown if it transforms.
     
  15. Colonel Manface

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    1) Nope

    2) Tons of generic ones, I think I saw a Rampage, but it was mostly Long Hauls and Scrappers

    3) He's pretty much a Long Haul with a different color

    4) Uh... Patrick Dempsy's character I think, but I might be wrong. Probably am.

    5) Yeah. When they're driving around, they're in disguise mode. Actually, unless they're about to shoot somebody, they're in disguise mode.

    6) Uh... two or three. Mostly in the scene on the Iranian border.

    7) It does transform. Has weapons inside, and the bits from Jetfire.

    8) No clue, but probably. Hasbro exercised more creative control on this one, so.

    9) Some firetrucks, some SUVs, nothing too spectacular.

    10) I can't even remember seeing it, so I don't think so.
     
  16. STEVIET86

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    i noticed that the twins were in the hanger scene for all to see so i was looking forward to there scene with ironhide/sentinel but they're never seen or mentioned or heard from again which i found strange.

    And also the comment about editing i fund it strange the BB rescued sam and lennox and next thing you know he's been captured and about to get his head blown off

    but still amazing
     
  17. MorenoVL

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    I think you're right actually
     
  18. Auto Morph

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    No.

    Zero.

    He is just a protoform that scans the garbage truck, transforms then drives off, never to be seen again.

    I can't remember.

    The only time you see them in vehicle mode they are weaponized.

    Sideswipe and Dino.

    At the start of the film in Chernobyl it transforms into a ring-shaped weapon system for Prime, where he stores swords, axes, guns, shields etc.

    Not at all.

    Only thing even slightly resembling Slugslinger would be the many many Decepticon drones that defend the city limits before the final battle. I thought I saw one 'Con scan a police car as he came through the space bridge.

    I don't think so. If so he must've been in it for like 2 seconds.
     
  19. SwoopNZ

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    Did anyone think starscream had move screen time than megatron?
     
  20. Auto Morph

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    Not really. Megatron maybe slightly more.

    Although the scene with Sam swinging from Starscream's eye seemed to go on forever.