The movie is not G1.

Discussion in 'Transformers Movie Discussion' started by TheBeastman, Aug 23, 2011.

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  1. KnightHawkke

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    all righty, now that we have that all straightened out :thumb 

    Moving back to the general topic at hand, no one is ever going to be truly happy with every aspect of a franchise, it has never happened in recorded history and as long as free will exists it never will. Think we all could just use to express that in more constructive manners.
     
  2. General Magnus

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    Denial of reality. How adorable.
     
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    Just sayin' :wink: 
     
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    I know, right? Nearly twice as many parents would've taken their kids to Douchebag Morphbots from Mars: Directed by Michael Bay.
     
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    Gingerchris Telly-headed Tyrant

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    Bah - I don't want the movies likened to G1 at all.

    I want them likened to TF: Animated.

    :) 
     
  6. General Magnus

    General Magnus Da Custodes of the Emprah

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    Go outside. Look above, there´s probably a satellite hovering in space right above you. The distance between you and the satellite is roughly how far the point is.
     
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    I wouldn't mind that though the opening with them being in hibernation for a while is very similar anyway.
     
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    You did a pretty good job missing my point, too.

    The movies wouldn't have made nearly the ungodly amount they made if they weren't called "Transformers". Nostalgia brought in the nostalgic adults, and the "TFs are for kids" mentality brought in the kids and their parents.

    Take that away and you have an action movie with giant scary robots, stupid humor, unlikable characters, and a bare-minimum plot, directed by Michael Bay, whose previous works include awful movies like Pearl Harbor and bombs like The Island.
     
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    And your point is what exactly? The movies suck? Yes to a large extent they do but the original cartoon sucked too.

    Should they try and make a better one? Certainly which is why I'm in favor of a reboot.

    Either way I never even watched G1 before the movies and I was able to identify the characters and could have told you it was a Transformers movie.
     
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    No argument there, but I suggest you read my post on the previous page.

    Same here.

    Really? You didn't think the yellow sports car was Sunstreaker? You didn't think the black pick-up was Trailbreaker? You didn't think the Green tank with the arm cannon was Megatron? I know you weren't very familiar with G1 back then, but that's what everyone thought before names came out.
     
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    "it's not G1" is code for "shut up you stupid geewunner". It's coded bigotry.
     
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    General Magnus Da Custodes of the Emprah

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    You really have a persecution complex don´t you?
     
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    If you say so.
     
  14. KnightHawkke

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    check and mate.

    The truth it pinches like a sand crab.. no?

    Seriously though, neither side presents their cases with any dignity or decorum a better portion of time anyway, nobody is innocent.
     
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    I had just started reading IDW comics around the time I heard a movie was in the works. I believe the first concept art I found was this

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    The designs were certainly different but I could see how the names were appropriate. Ironhide threw me for a loop though and Megatron not being a tank of some sort did confuse me.

    Really the ones that gave me trouble were the Decepticons. I don't recall seeing concept art of them and I wouldn't exactly call say they're some of the more well known ones. However they did announce their names.

    edit: Oh yeah! Frenzy not being Soundwave confused me to no end. It just didn't make sense to me.
     
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    No, not really.
     
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    Nope, I knew it was going to be Bumblebee
    No again, but I was thinking Kup

    Strike 3, was thinking Brawl,Blitswing,maybe even Warpath.

    I didnt think any of that.

    making blanket statements like that end uo weaking your points.
     
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  19. Hot Shot.

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    What?


    You're taking the RIRFIB thing personally, aren't you...
     
  20. Autovolt 127

    Autovolt 127 Get In The Titan, Prime!

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    That Ratchet and Arcee looked awesome.
     
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