Stop making Transformers movie sequels petition

Discuss anything and everything related to the Transformers Live Action Films franchise, which are directed by Michael Bay. Join us to discuss the movies and stuff up to date with news for the 2017 release of Transformers 5. Check out our Live Action Film section here.

Re: Stop making Transformers movie sequels petition

Postby Cobalt Prime » Thu Aug 23, 2012 11:13 am

Motto: ""Excessive force is not necessary.""
A little more thought in the writing could have alleviated some of the Sentinel Prime execution issue.

If they could have had something along the lines of Sentinel having a small change of heart in the final battle and putting himself between Prime and Megs at the last second to save Prime from a killing shot, thus taking the hit and falling, Prime could have continued to trash Megs. Then a scene would have followed where Prime cradles his fallen mentor while Sentinel THEN makes the apology speech as he dies in Prime's arm (singular), with Prime saying something noble, sad, and forgiving to send him on his way to the matrix. This, to me, would have made more sense and would have still accomplished all the intended goals, but in a much more faithful to the character manner.
User avatar
Cobalt Prime
Transmetal Warrior
Posts: 886
Joined: Wed Jun 11, 2008 10:30 pm

Re: Stop making Transformers movie sequels petition

Postby Autobot032 » Thu Aug 23, 2012 4:05 pm

Weapon: Switch Blade Tail
Cobalt Prime wrote:A little more thought in the writing could have alleviated some of the Sentinel Prime execution issue.

If they could have had something along the lines of Sentinel having a small change of heart in the final battle and putting himself between Prime and Megs at the last second to save Prime from a killing shot, thus taking the hit and falling, Prime could have continued to trash Megs. Then a scene would have followed where Prime cradles his fallen mentor while Sentinel THEN makes the apology speech as he dies in Prime's arm (singular), with Prime saying something noble, sad, and forgiving to send him on his way to the matrix. This, to me, would have made more sense and would have still accomplished all the intended goals, but in a much more faithful to the character manner.


I just don't see how that could've worked. The rage, the anger, the hatred that Sentinel felt...it doesn't just switch off at the drop of a hat. It would've been cliched and fallen flat with audiences and critics. I know why you like the scenario, and if the film had been handled differently, it could've worked, but the ending we have is the one that really works.
NOTE: Realize that I am not a perfect Christian, nor do I profess to be. I apologize if anyone's ever offended by me, I'm not perfect. Don't hold my posts and opinions against other Christians.
Autobot032
Matrix Keeper
Posts: 9497
News Credits: 48
Joined: Fri Oct 27, 2006 4:51 am
Location: I don't know!
Buy from Autobot032 on eBay

Re: Stop making Transformers movie sequels petition

Postby Cobalt Prime » Sat Aug 25, 2012 2:02 am

Motto: ""Excessive force is not necessary.""
I don't know. I didn't really get a rage and hatred vibe from Sentinel. It seemed more of an obsessive willingness to do anything to save Cybertron kind of thing. Anything.

He definitely despised Megs, but seemed genuinely regretful to have to fight against Optimus.

That's just the impression I got, and why I thought that the alternate ending could have worked. Maybe I'm way off on that... :-?
User avatar
Cobalt Prime
Transmetal Warrior
Posts: 886
Joined: Wed Jun 11, 2008 10:30 pm

Re: Stop making Transformers movie sequels petition

Postby TulioDude » Sat Aug 25, 2012 8:16 pm

Motto: "Never doubt the awesomess."
Weapon: Energo-Sword
Cobalt Prime wrote:I don't know. I didn't really get a rage and hatred vibe from Sentinel. It seemed more of an obsessive willingness to do anything to save Cybertron kind of thing. Anything.

He definitely despised Megs, but seemed genuinely regretful to have to fight against Optimus.

That's just the impression I got, and why I thought that the alternate ending could have worked. Maybe I'm way off on that... :-?

:-?
Sentinel Prime wrote:You never had to make the hard decisions!OUR PLANET...WILL...SURVIVE!

>:oP

To me,it looked like Sentinel didn't care who he did have to fight to win.
Image
TulioDude is back!Now more social than ever!Here is my DeviantArt page and my Tumblr blog.
User avatar
TulioDude
Brainmaster
Posts: 1382
Joined: Sat May 09, 2009 7:20 pm
Strength: 9
Intelligence: 9
Speed: 5
Endurance: 9
Rank: 3
Courage: 8
Firepower: 8
Skill: 7

Re: Stop making Transformers movie sequels petition

Postby BeastProwl » Sun Aug 26, 2012 2:26 pm

Motto: "Planet Exploder"
Weapon: Razor Tipped Wing Swords
He did spare Optimus, and then he warned him. He also let the Decepticons blow up their ship. Oh, and he ripped off his arm, lets not forget, oh, and he offed Ironhide, and the twins (well, he was supposed to)

Optimus sparing him at this point WOULD seem a bit odd, don't you think? I mean, cleaving Megatron seemed strange, only because of Megatron's position, they could have captured him, but Sentinel? I fear his death was inevitable.
My PSN: BeastProwl
Image

Come read my Photocomic! It totally doesn't suck!

Va'al wrote:PCCs are not only desirable, they are adorable. [-(

Fanboy wrote:You need to see the figure, feel the figure , lick the figure , be the figure,
And only then can you love mp 01 the way I have.
User avatar
BeastProwl
Guardian Of Seibertron
Posts: 6278
News Credits: 6
Joined: Wed Apr 06, 2011 3:13 pm
Location: The Badass Crater of Badassitude
Strength: 10+
Intelligence: 9
Speed: 10+
Endurance: 7
Rank: ???
Courage: Infinity
Firepower: 10+
Skill: 9

Re: Stop making Transformers movie sequels petition

Postby Capt.Failure » Mon Aug 27, 2012 12:38 am

BeastProwl wrote:He did spare Optimus, and then he warned him. He also let the Decepticons blow up their ship. Oh, and he ripped off his arm, lets not forget, oh, and he offed Ironhide, and the twins (well, he was supposed to)

Optimus sparing him at this point WOULD seem a bit odd, don't you think? I mean, cleaving Megatron seemed strange, only because of Megatron's position, they could have captured him, but Sentinel? I fear his death was inevitable.


After three attempts at planetary level genocide of the human race with at least one attempt being the destruction of the entire Sol System I think trying to take him alive would have been inappropriate. With all Megatron and Sentinel did killing them was the best and only solution.
Capt.Failure
Transmetal Warrior
Posts: 898
Joined: Fri Oct 08, 2010 5:06 am

Previous

Return to Transformers Live Action Film Forum

Ending Soon On eBay

Transformers Smokescreen Collection 5 Japanese Version with Catalog NFRB - Time Remaining: 2 days 22 hours 28 minutes 35 seconds
Transformers Beast Wars Deluxe Transmetals 2 Heroic Maximal Jawbreaker Hyena NEW - Time Remaining: 2 days 19 hours 14 minutes 16 seconds
Transformers Generations Deluxe Class Age of Extinction Scorn NRFP - Time Remaining: 4 days 21 hours 16 minutes
Transformers Prime Robots in Disguise Vehicon Decepticon DVD Included SEE NOTES - Time Remaining: 4 days 12 hours 45 minutes 52 seconds
Transformers Robots in Disguise 3-Step Changers Autobot Drift Figure {B4675AS0} - Time Remaining: 5 days 19 minutes 17 seconds
TRANSFORMERS GENERATIONS LEGENDS FIGURE 30TH ANNIVERSARY TAILGATE & GROUNDBUSTER - Time Remaining: 4 days 6 hours 35 minutes 45 seconds
Transformers 3 Dark Of The Moon Voyager Megatron Action Figure Toy Doll New - Time Remaining: 4 days 10 hours 51 minutes 3 seconds
TRANSFORMERS 2015 Year of the Goat Platinum Edition Laser Optimus Prime Figure - Time Remaining: 4 days 21 hours 25 minutes 43 seconds
Transformers Podcast: Twincast / Podcast #151 - SDCC 2016
Twincast / Podcast #151:
"SDCC 2016"
MP3 · iTunes · RSS · View · Discuss · Ask
Posted: Sunday, July 24th, 2016