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Less than meets the eye.
Much, much less.
you don't have a Camaro that changes into a massive robot.
Sip your bitter tea, but don't spit it into our mugs.
Sorry, I'm having trouble reading your reply because I'm getting the compulsion to look at something else once every .4 of a second.
hope that those costumes got them laid, cos if not, theres no justice in the world
they are amazing though
won the Bestival fancy dress competition last year as a Transformer.
It was better than any of those - he did industrial design at the RCA. It's almost cheating.
I am now convinced this movie really is the shit film I was expecting.
Directs a film about a bunch of toys.
How high were anyones expectations anyway?
Michael Bay? Toys?
but I read today that Michael Bay describes his directorial technique as "fucking the frame".
he is too busy fucking the frame to actually interact more meaningfully with the frame
but Pearl Harbour and Armageddon are truly appalling
and ended up enjoying it.
'Go figure', or something else they might say in America.
the scale just looks all wrong
anyway I will reserve judgement on this
and Armageddon is watchable tatt.
But Transformers is actually a really good, and fun, action film. I enjoyed it a lot.
Will be classic. I always thought Hitchcock ballsed that one up.
He's not REALLY remaking it, is he?
I for one cannot wait. The CGI on the birds will be brilliant.
IMDb says he's producing but not directing. This might turn out to be OK.
he usually directs and produces most films he works on
ABSOLUTELY FANTASTIC!! If you were into Transformers when you were 10-11 this will have you screeching with pleasure. The first time Optimus Prime Transformed...I actually wept with plesure. If you weren't into transformers as a kid, this is a CG blockbuster with robots.
I enjoyed it muchly.
Sorry, but it is. One of his low points.
but this is Hitchcock and so still very good
How he managed to pick such terrible actors I'll never know.
Michael Bay FTW!
I honestly cannot even comprehend how you hated Spiderman 3 with a firey vengeance, but thought this cartload of fertiliser was in any way worth the money we paid for it. It's like I woke up and suddenly 2+2=3.
It didn't even have a plot! None of the characters meant anything! Any one of them could have gotten a giant robot fist in the face and it wouldn't have affected the course of the film. And speaking of giant robot fists - what the shit is up with only introducing Megatron about 30 minutes from the end? Why didn't Starscream do anything cowardly and dispicable? Why was the main girl orange? Why is Optimus Prime such a fucking dweeb? Why couldn't you understand anything any of the robots said? Where was Unicron?! Why were there only about 3 decent action set-pieces in the entire film? Why was every black character a jive-talking charicature?
Why didn't I roll a cigarette and put it out in your eye when you asked if I wanted to go?
So many questions...
Why was there a stupid little robot that made irritaing R2D2 squeaks? Why was he in ABOUT HALF OF THE ENTIRE FILM? Why was the main girl character a shallow slut? Why was the main boy character a greedy, ungrateful sack of shit? What exactly was the explanation behind the Decepticons' fluency in the Japanese language? How come the most powerful hacker in the western world has a shit home PC. With only one monitor?
that it's a fiery allegory of the coffee making industry.
why did the cube thing just have to tap Magatron, the most powerful transformer (apparently) once on the chest in order to kill him instantly, while Bumblebee can rub his hands all over it and come out unscathed?
Why did Bumblebee speak like a fruity old scoutmaster?
why did the army think the best place to take a something that was being chased by massive killer robots was into the middle of a busy city?
why was this such a shit, shit film when it would have been so easy to make it good? It must have actually taken real effort to make this so disappointing.
I think Michael Bay's best film yet. Well done Michael!!!
One thing that bothered me was why did they need to keep Megatron frozen and complete, ready for a possible re-activation? They could have quite easily put him in pieces and this wouldn't have affected the ability to backwards engineer the entire world's technology or whatever the purpose was.
I am the yang to his yin.
The more relentlessly negative he is, the more positive I become.
is the computer animation on the Transformers. The rest of it is fucking diabolical.
effects were absolutely amazing but I didn't think the rest was that bad. Sure, the teen romance thing was rubbish and it really reminded me of Terminator 3 but I still thought it was enjoyable.
The end was kind of stupid, alerting all Transformers to the autobots presence on Earth (surely the equivilant of shouting "rob me blind" in the street) but I guess you have to do stuff like that when there's two sequels on their way...