Transformers: Rise of the Beasts Set Photos - Possible First Look at Mirage Porsche Alt Mode

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Mechafire, Jul 8, 2021.

  1. jungle penguins

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    I'm terrible at reading scripts. I once read an official script of something I watched before, thought "wow that's a terrible line," and then realized I liked it in the product itself. It might really be delivery that does a lot of the lifting here.
     
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    That's how it happens, it might be awkward when you're reading it out without adding emotion nor acting it out. But when it's actually performed and delivered in its intended way that could change things.

    Really depends on the performer and the writer and intention. So it's hard to judge as is.
     
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    2 out of 3!
     
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    I've always wondered why folks in this fanbase seem to have this expectation that, while the rest of the franchise is creative, the live action films have to be completely faithful to the G1 cartoon. It seems like fans even had this expectation for the 2007 film, and it came out after the Unicron Trilogy wrapped up, and 11 years after Beast Wars started airing.

    Not to me. If anything, I associate Jazz with the Pontiac Solstice. I'm not joking when I say that, every time a pass a Solstice, I immediately think of Jazz. However, that doesn't mean I now expect Jazz to transform into a Pontiac all the time. Jazz was a Porsche just one time and that was 35 years ago. I don't get why fans (and I'm not talking about you specifically. Just wanted to point that out) think the quality of the movie completely hinges on what these characters transform into.
     
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    I'm curious, what would you guys want Jazz to turn into besides a Porsche? Personally I think a nice super car in red white and blue would do good too depending on which vehicle it is
     
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    It’s not like Cliffjumper wasn’t also a pudgy Porsche, just saying.
     
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    *Mirage as a Porsche*
    *The Porsche has a big blue stripe down the center of the hood*


    They're just trolling us at this point.
     
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    I love this new look for Mirage. I find it funny how a majority of the people are complaining about Mirage being Porsche instead of Jazz. I believe Jazz was only a Porsche in G1, and I feel like his vehicle mode in the 2007 movie was way better for him. 
     
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    God, image if they never announced any characters and we saw this Porsche. We would be screaming Jazz! like it's bloody murder, and then just get cucked with a "Surprise, it's Mirage!" reveal. There would have been riots in the streets.
     
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    Oooo that Porsche has a blue stripe on the hood...that's definitely Mirage!
     
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    I honestly haven't even seen the BB film so I can't say I care too much about this one yet since I'm not invested in a second movie continuity. But if this is a sign that Porche is now willing to be part of Transformers this gives hope of an actual MP Jazz finally and that's exciting (and hopefully an MP Stepper after it). Of course I look forward to whatever toys the Studio Series or other line puts out of a new Porche bot as well.
     
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    Yes, and if that was what was happening here, you'd have a great point. But it wasn't.
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    And you can be a part of a fandom and be critical of some stuff. The original message I was responding to was someone who was complaining about how bad the site is for people saying that the dialogue of one page, if real, was cringey.

    I mean, people were literally just discussing if it was real or FUD, and a dude comes in crying about us, and now you're tripping over yourself to defend it.
    Saying that one page has bad dialogue is not toxic. Hell, this entire site is not toxic, and I am someone who has plenty of critiques about it. I just don't go around telling everyone else to feel bad for having an opinion different from me.

    And before some smooth brain goes "but what about your behavior here, hypocrite?" Once again, if someone hates the website, or the people who post on it in general, then yeah, go ahead and leave. If you have different opinions than me, and don't like some posters or rules, that is completely different.

    I am not saying that you should never criticize the place, I am saying that if people very mildly criticizing a single page of a script is enough to make you crap your pull ups and whine about how the entire site is bad, you're probably a better fit for seibertron or whatever the Transformer equivalent of ResetERA is. And if you don't know what that place is, it's a video game forum that is run like Soviet Union, and they will literally unperson you for your opinion on XBox or Sony.

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    Coming in and whining about everyone for mildly disagreeing with you isn't having an opinion, it's trying to shut down everyone else's.
     
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    It almost feels like the fanbase is getting worse about this again. When I first started using this site regularly (around 2014), I myself was quite the picky "everything has to be like 1984" Geewunner, and I recall receiving more pushback than support. It felt like there was a general understanding that the Transformers brand works best when it evolves and changes, and it was mostly a matter of people debating whether or not certain decisions were a step too far (like Optimus killing humans). Whereas now people seem to think of Transformers more like Marvel, where everything has to default back to the "definitive incarnations", and that the success of modern Transformers should be judged based on how close to its origins the brand can get.

    I personally feel like some "healthy geewunning" is fine. Like, I totally get someone being uncomfortable with their childhood hero tearing Decepticon spines out, or even something like making Bumblebee mute. I think it's fine to want Transformers to honor its roots and remain true to the classic characters...I even think some consistency in the characterizations between incarnations (and even some visual consistency) might be a good thing. But too far in that direction results in everything looking like Evergreen and the boring Netflix show. It could also potentially result in laughable stuff like a Formua 1 racecar driving around the streets of New York. To me there's a big difference in wanting respect for characters and stories you love, and in quibbling about unimportant things like which car manufacturers go with which characters.
     
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    Anyone else find it strange that they won't have Jazz be a Porsche, but Mirage will be the exact car that Jazz was with a blue stripe and all. Seems like they are saying that "we could have done Jazz that way if we wanted to, but we won't so there (middle finger)" just to mess with people.

    Jazz was a silver car in 2007, so a silver Porsche would have matched his aesthetic and size from the Bay movies.
     
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