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Postby jgilkinson » Tue Feb 13, 2007 10:11 pm

sounds fantastic... cant wait for more
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Postby Megatron Wolf » Tue Feb 13, 2007 10:12 pm

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Lucky bastard, Lets hope some one snuck in a camera
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Postby Air Commander Starscream » Tue Feb 13, 2007 10:13 pm

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Oooooo interesting.
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Postby Marcus Rush » Tue Feb 13, 2007 10:18 pm

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a movie's largest critics now singing its praises? Damn this is gotta be one hell of a movie to induce that sort of transformation.
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Postby Liege Evilmus » Tue Feb 13, 2007 10:18 pm

This I look forward to!

We're gonna hear alot of reviews anbout this movie, but this is the one we know we can trust!
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Postby Greed » Tue Feb 13, 2007 10:19 pm

Megatron_Wolf wrote:Lucky bastard, Lets hope some one snuck in a camera

You know someone did.

I'm still on the fence as whether or not I'll see this movie.
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Postby Ninja Sixshot » Tue Feb 13, 2007 10:20 pm

id probably have to wait until tommorrow to read it. cant wait
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Postby Liege Evilmus » Tue Feb 13, 2007 10:22 pm

This must be the suprise he mentioned last week :-?
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Postby MysteriousDewd » Tue Feb 13, 2007 10:42 pm

Rawk on! Hope he gives a kickbutt review on it.
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Postby Wheeljack35 » Tue Feb 13, 2007 10:46 pm

Nemesis_Apoc wrote:It must be related to this that I found at Tformers.com earlier.

http://seibertron.com/forums/viewtopic. ... 3ec2fbe2f8



I would check this thread there is a synopsis of what was shown
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Postby Megatron Wolf » Tue Feb 13, 2007 10:58 pm

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I want to know who dose BB and Blackouts voices and if Prime sounds like PRIME. This movie is going to ride on if the bots act and sound like G1
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Postby Immortal Starscream » Tue Feb 13, 2007 11:09 pm

ooo best news ive heard all day!!! i cant wait to read that reveiw.
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Postby Greed » Tue Feb 13, 2007 11:11 pm

Megatron_Wolf wrote:I want to know who dose BB and Blackouts voices and if Prime sounds like PRIME. This movie is going to ride on if the bots act and sound like G1
And it sucks typing on a PSP

BB is a mute that can only speak through music while in his alt mode.
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Postby D-340 » Tue Feb 13, 2007 11:26 pm

Hey, Siebs, tell me you'll have it up prior to/around 2:30am :PRAY: . I'm stuck at work, and that's my next break.
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Postby Seibertron » Tue Feb 13, 2007 11:33 pm

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Okay, I just got back from dinner with Ben Yee (bwtf.com) and Kevin and Jason Lukis (unicron.com). Kevin and Jason just left the bar downstairs and now it's time for me to work before I hit the sack. Man, tomorrow is going to suck for sleep.

I still think the robots could have been designed better ... but after watching the Autobots interact in a scene that I won't mention here, I'm convinced finally that the movie guys got it right.
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Postby timshinn73 » Tue Feb 13, 2007 11:34 pm

Here's another take on the Preview:

http://transformersclub.com

Features a short Bay interview. Interesting read.
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Postby First-Aid » Tue Feb 13, 2007 11:58 pm

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Damnit...I was going to wait up for the post, but I started studying and it made me sleepy...who knew there were so many different complications involved with pregnancy??? I'm 60 pages in and can't keep my eyes open, so the important stuff will have to wait till morning...and so will my studying :-P
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Postby Prowl76 » Wed Feb 14, 2007 12:00 am

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I can't wait. It sounds like this movie is going to blow everyone away. Can't wait to see it.
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Postby Megatron Wolf » Wed Feb 14, 2007 12:02 am

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were the hell in new york was it shown? i live on long island and didnt hear anything. if id have known i wouldve gone. god damn it
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Postby Wheeljack35 » Wed Feb 14, 2007 12:03 am

Seibertron wrote:Okay, I just got back from dinner with Ben Yee (bwtf.com) and Kevin and Jason Lukis (unicron.com). Kevin and Jason just left the bar downstairs and now it's time for me to work before I hit the sack. Man, tomorrow is going to suck for sleep.

I still think the robots could have been designed better ... but after watching the Autobots interact in a scene that I won't mention here, I'm convinced finally that the movie guys got it right.


Oh boo Tell me I don't care
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Postby Burn » Wed Feb 14, 2007 12:07 am

Alpha Strike wrote:a movie's largest critics now singing its praises? Damn this is gotta be one hell of a movie to induce that sort of transformation.


You're suprised by the change of heart? ;;)

Of course it's ironic that people who condemned the movie based on un-finished material now seem to be praising it based on the opinions of others who have only seen a small sampling.
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Postby Wheeljack35 » Wed Feb 14, 2007 12:09 am

Most of us based how the movie would be on the look of the bots
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Postby Seibertron » Wed Feb 14, 2007 12:25 am

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Hey guys,

I've written about 1/2 of my review of the "event" so far. I haven't gotten to writing about the incredible scenes that we saw at the theatre. I'm falling asleep writing this since I only got about 4 hours of sleep last night and have been up since 7 this morning (Eastern). I have a long day of traveling tomorrow and will have plenty of time to finish writing my review then. I'm going to get some sleep tonight and promise that there'll be a review up on the site within 24 hours. New York kicked my ass. It's been a blast but I'm beat!
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Postby The Collector » Wed Feb 14, 2007 12:27 am

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Ok, this I find very interesting ...

I asked, "Why is Optimus Prime a long nose Peter-built model rather than the classic flat-nose version?" Bay responded explaining that the flat-nose version would not allow Prime to realistically transform into the 28-foot tall robot they were looking for. The classic look gave Prime a height of only 23 feet, while the longer nose gives Prime more to work with when transforming. This height difference was a factor in keeping Megatron and Prime in the proper scale to each other.


Damn, if I'd known Bay wanted a TALL Optimus I would've sent him MY design! Its based on a Peterbilt VERY close to the movie's, (MINUS the flames!) and is surprisingly faithful to G1 OP. I actually went to a Peterbilt yard with my measuring tape, did the numbers, and mine came out at 36 feet, give or take about 2 feet.
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Postby Seibertron » Wed Feb 14, 2007 12:28 am

Motto: "Tell my tale to those who ask. Tell it truly; the ill deeds along with the good, and let me be judged accordingly. The rest ... is silence."
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Burn wrote:
Alpha Strike wrote:a movie's largest critics now singing its praises? Damn this is gotta be one hell of a movie to induce that sort of transformation.


You're suprised by the change of heart? ;;)

Of course it's ironic that people who condemned the movie based on un-finished material now seem to be praising it based on the opinions of others who have only seen a small sampling.


It wasn't a small sampling. It was about 25 minutes of film. 4 different scenes. Sure, there's a lot that we haven't seen but what I did see was absolutely incredible. I still think there were better ways to do the robot modes but what I saw tonight was mind blowing. I get it now. Now I understand what they were trying to tell us when they said "you need to wait until you see this in person, see a Transformer transform."
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