I'm fine with alot of the things the magazines have said the fans have complained about. The flames on prime don't bother me because the two colors they used were red and blue, prime's famous colors.
I don't have a problem with megatron not being a gun. I just wish that the jet they picked for him to be wasn't so bad looking, and would have rather seen him as a tank, and retain alittle bit of his blockyness, while still having complicated parts on him.
I'm totally fine with updates to alt modes, as long as they make sense. For instance: bumblebee from a vw bug, to a helicopter is something I'd be against, however in this movie he's still a yellow car, just not a vw bug, so thats okay.
I'm totally fine with changes to the characters appearance as long as a large portion still resembles them. For instance: every character from g1 as they were portrayed in the Warwithin Series. That was great, because they still very much so looked like their g1 counterparts, but at the same time had a whole new look to them. Very well executed I must say.
Heres what I can't stand:
-Starscreams bot mode (honestly that thing isn't screamer, its BM waspinator, or just a vehicular update to waspinator)
-bumblebee being a mute (wtf is the purpose of this? dumbest idea I've heard in awhile)
-A large portion of movie meg's design. sure they've improved it a few times, but it just doesn't sit well with me as a tf design.
-The vampire thing with megatron. Kinda lame, seriously, robo-dracula. Think about it...
-ironhide not being red (but oh well, this one isn't all that bad, and I can understand why they went with a different color. At least his design is pretty decent)
-Rachet's face, and colors. Seriously, this guy is a squished and mangled tennis ball. Give me that other rachet design we saw instead. Much better looking.
-scorponok. sure he'll make for some awesome scenes in the movie, but I just don't understand how a helicopter and a scorpion go together. Plus scorponok is supposedly just a drone? Eh, interesting, but why not make him an actual character?
-Frenzy. I probably don't even need to describe how ****** this design is let alone, how easy it would be for him to die in the movie. Seriously... he's practically as thin as a twig.
and thats about the major things I dislike. I'll admit I would have liked to see another g1 movie, but I also understand some of the reasons why it wouldn't work very well. (At some point though, I'd sorta like to see another tf movie made from a cartoon. Hell how awesome would it be to see a beast wars movie? Just a thought