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MTV Interviews Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman

Postby Raymond T. » Tue Mar 13, 2007 11:35 am

MTV has put up an interview with the writers of the Transformers Movie, Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman. In the interview the two writers talk indepth about writing the Transformers script.

"Our first draft centered almost exclusively on the kids. That draft represented the emotional heart of the movie. Much of its structure stayed, but when it came time to do the second draft, we realized we needed to bolster it with the disaster-movie paradigm, following a couple other stories and showing that the Transformers arriving is a global phenomenon. The second draft was much more about the action".

"So much of the movie is like a war movie. It's like "Saving Private Ryan" with Transformers. Some of it is very intense. And the third act is mind-blowing".
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Postby Optimus_julio » Tue Mar 13, 2007 12:22 pm

transformers = svpr ...... that is a bold statment
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Postby Raymond T. » Tue Mar 13, 2007 1:23 pm

Optimus_julio wrote:transformers = svpr ...... that is a bold statment
That is not what they were saying. They were talking about the style of the concept of the story. They were not comparing the two movies against each other.
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Postby TheMuffin » Tue Mar 13, 2007 1:50 pm

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Well either way it makes me giddy.
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Postby Milanion » Tue Mar 13, 2007 1:52 pm

TheMuffin wrote:Well either way it makes me giddy.


Same here.
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Postby Ironhidensh » Tue Mar 13, 2007 2:06 pm

Milanion wrote:
TheMuffin wrote:Well either way it makes me giddy.


Same here.


Lets make it a trio.
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Postby Shadowman » Tue Mar 13, 2007 2:14 pm

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Ironhidensh wrote:
Milanion wrote:
TheMuffin wrote:Well either way it makes me giddy.


Same here.


Lets make it a trio.


Let's make it a Barbershop Quartet!

Now, which one of us can sing bass?
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Postby Milanion » Tue Mar 13, 2007 2:20 pm

We should start a band. I'll be the drummer, 'cos, well, you know...
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Postby TheMuffin » Tue Mar 13, 2007 2:21 pm

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Milanion wrote:We should start a band. I'll be the drummer, 'cos, well, you know...


You like playing with wood?

Ok ok. Keep somewhat on topic.
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Postby Shadowman » Tue Mar 13, 2007 2:21 pm

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I call egotistical guitarist with a crippling heroin addiction!
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Postby Ironhidensh » Tue Mar 13, 2007 2:53 pm

Okay, on topic......


How cool would it be to see, in the first 20 minutes, autobots stormy a decepticon beach. You see Optimus crawl past dozens of wounded and dieing 'bots, including one stuffing wires back into is midsection crying "momma"....



eh, it really doesn't feel the same.....
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Postby partholon » Tue Mar 13, 2007 5:26 pm

Ironhidensh wrote:Okay, on topic......


How cool would it be to see, in the first 20 minutes, autobots stormy a decepticon beach. You see Optimus crawl past dozens of wounded and dieing 'bots, including one stuffing wires back into is midsection crying "momma"....



eh, it really doesn't feel the same.....


battle of iacon anyone? :grin:

TBH i always equated TF to a war story and if you think back the producers did say if prime gets hit your gonna want to sympathise with him so we could see some robo mangleing going on. personally i hope so, its too easy to get lost in the spectacle. look at issue 75 of the comic, class action issue that ties up a storyline but one of my favourte parts, and i dont think im alone, was the small piece with prime kneling over the blasted scorponok who wanted to know if he did good.

thats what i want. a passionate optimus prime with a purpose who cares about his troops and will kick arse to protect them (why am i thinking of ironhide getting shot in the head in front of prime?) . so hopefully thats what we'll get :grin:
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Postby Robinson » Tue Mar 13, 2007 5:34 pm

Um didnt I report this like 3 hours earlier?
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Postby Liege Evilmus » Tue Mar 13, 2007 8:26 pm

MTV doing something other than play music!?! Thats unheard of.
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Postby TheMuffin » Tue Mar 13, 2007 8:28 pm

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Liege Evilmus wrote:MTV doing something other than play music!?! Thats unheard of.


I'm trying to figure out if this is supposed to be sarcastic or not. If not then it really should be.
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Postby Stormrider » Tue Mar 13, 2007 8:34 pm

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Is this the first confirmed interview that we will Cybertron? I know it's been hinted in the past.

Also it seems strange that Bumblebee doesn't have a voice and communicates to Sam using the music from the radio. Ryan, you saw that scene during the sneak preview. Did it play out well? Or did it seem unnatural?
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Postby Leonardo » Wed Mar 14, 2007 2:31 am

1bigray wrote:Um didnt I report this like 3 hours earlier?


Yes, you did!
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