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Re: Transformers 4 Updates: Filming Images from Taylor, TX, First Beaks Out in Pflugerville, No Fox

Postby mirageandjazz1197 » Thu Jun 13, 2013 7:35 pm

I know but he said he wants things to be as realistic as possible the space bridge is probably the closest thing to unrealistic it's gona get if this were not the case he would make Megatron a gun and also make mass shifting in the series and also dinobots
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Re: Transformers 4 Updates: Filming Images from Taylor, TX, First Beaks Out in Pflugerville, No Fox

Postby RAcast » Thu Jun 13, 2013 8:49 pm

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mirageandjazz1197 wrote:I know but he said he wants things to be as realistic as possible the space bridge is probably the closest thing to unrealistic it's gona get if this were not the case he would make Megatron a gun and also make mass shifting in the series and also dinobots

This is a sci-fi series about giant alien robots, so the definition of "realistic" is wider than normal. Also, there's precedence for time travel in Transformers lore.

Yeah, he didn't want to involve mass shifting, I don't blame him. Even in a sci-fi setting...it's a weird thing, particularly in the case of giant robots who mostly transform into vehicles (i.e. their altmodes are primarily methods of rapid transport).

As for dinobots, giant robot dinosaurs would make terrible disguises; all of the movieverse altmodes are actual machines. He could certainly do the characters, but if he did he would most likely give them vehicle altmodes in dinobot colors with robot modes that have beastlike characteristics to keep to the homage.
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Re: Transformers 4 Updates: Filming Images from Taylor, TX, First Beaks Out in Pflugerville, No Fox

Postby zatara1701 » Thu Jun 13, 2013 9:53 pm

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kirbenvost wrote:GUYS. I just had a mind-blowing thought. I think this movie involves time travel. BOTH Prime and Bee have been seen with retro alt modes. What if they had to adopt them to blend in because they're in another time. And that's when Bay introduces Hot Rod - because, you know, what makes a better Hot Rod than an actual hot rod? I know, now I'm sounding crazy. Just watch Michael Bay put something like time travel in as just a lame daydream of the main character, to tease us with just a glimpse of something we always wanted but will never ever have: A retro-styled live action Transformers movie. But that's way off-topic...

Time travel. If that's what it is, I called it.


Hmm... I think your on to something. I've notcied that all the cars in that shot were of 70's era and older. Good eyes.

ILL-Star wrote:As far as the older cars go, people still do drive around in them. Albeit few. But this is a MOVIE. The whole time traveling idea just seems way too far fetched. Besides, this movie takes place a few years after Dark of the Moon.


Yea, about as far fetched as a MOVIE about alien transforming robots. :DANCE:



Being a sci-fi Nerd to the Nth degree, I am all about time travel, BUT I am going to call BS on the time travel thing... :HEADHURTS:

1) We're talking Michael Bay here :michaelbay: , waaaaaay to complex for him to tackle

2) Being from Texas, having lived near all the places they are filming for several years and going through little Texas towns like that... When you drive through any little towns like that it FEELS like you are going back in time...the store fronts, the people AND THE CARS!!! Go through any old Texas town and you will see MORE than your fair share of classic vehicles...some are restored, some are rust buckets but all in all it's detached from the modern world and flavor. :-B

I have said it once, I will say it a MILLION times out here...Speculate ALL YOU WANT... but I will be the first to say you're all wasting your time, energy and setting yourself up for disappointment. You want to speculate?? Think of anything and everything WE want as fans in the movie...now go the opposite direction. I am far from a Bay-hater, but I know the movies will never be THAT nostalgic for the G1 crowd. We cant be lucky enough to have a director that grew up watching the cartoon and playing with the toys...I have to be glad for JJ Abrams and Joss Whedon and everything they do for that kind of "fuzzy, warm" feeling. :BOWDOWN:

If the Dinobots ARE in the movie and if they are anything BUT DINOS...Bay can go choke on a T-Rex D&%k!!
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Re: Transformers 4 Updates: Filming Images from Taylor, TX, First Beaks Out in Pflugerville, No Fox

Postby zatara1701 » Thu Jun 13, 2013 9:59 pm

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mirageandjazz1197 wrote:I know but he said he wants things to be as realistic as possible the space bridge is probably the closest thing to unrealistic it's gona get if this were not the case he would make Megatron a gun and also make mass shifting in the series and also dinobots

This is a sci-fi series about giant alien robots, so the definition of "realistic" is wider than normal. Also, there's precedence for time travel in Transformers lore.

Yeah, he didn't want to involve mass shifting, I don't blame him. Even in a sci-fi setting...it's a weird thing, particularly in the case of giant robots who mostly transform into vehicles (i.e. their altmodes are primarily methods of rapid transport).

As for dinobots, giant robot dinosaurs would make terrible disguises; all of the movieverse altmodes are actual machines. He could certainly do the characters, but if he did he would most likely give them vehicle altmodes in dinobot colors with robot modes that have beastlike characteristics to keep to the homage.



PS- Dino alt modes aren't so crazy if they have been buried for a few million years...Don't forget the "FOCUS" on China we were told about. Not to mention the Transformers that have been on earth for millennia as mentioned in ROTF. Finding the Dinobots buried somewhere in China where there are fossils of dinos literally laying on the ground sounds way more plausible than time travel or vehicle Dinobots. PLUS they would need to look THAT realistic to be disguised since the dinosaurs weren't exactly mental giants to fool.

Just a thought...
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Re: Transformers 4 Updates: Filming Images from Taylor, TX, First Beaks Out in Pflugerville, No Fox

Postby xtreme_awesomo » Thu Jun 13, 2013 10:19 pm

i live in taylor and got some pics with the 18 wheeler which i believe is a decepticon and also the chevy spark that looks to be a autobot character
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Re: Transformers 4 Updates: Filming Images from Taylor, TX, First Beaks Out in Pflugerville, No Fox

Postby Evil_the_Nub » Thu Jun 13, 2013 11:21 pm

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I'm thinking the US government will sever all ties with the Autobots and they will be forced to go into hiding. That would explain the need for new alt modes and that "Remember Chicago" billboard.
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Re: Transformers 4 Updates: Filming Images from Taylor, TX, First Beaks Out in Pflugerville, No Fox

Postby xtreme_awesomo » Fri Jun 14, 2013 5:17 am

Yea I know the rusted one is a Decepticon and Optimus never came to Texas according to the crew they are in Detriot
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Re: Transformers 4 Updates: Filming Images from Taylor, TX, First Beaks Out in Pflugerville, No Fox

Postby xtreme_awesomo » Fri Jun 14, 2013 5:19 am

xtreme_awesomo wrote:i live in taylor and got some pics with the 18 wheeler which i believe is a decepticon and also the chevy spark that looks to be a autobot character


Yea when I saw that I was thinking the same thing no telling why the story is actually going to lead to
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Re: Transformers 4 Updates: Filming Images from Taylor, TX, First Beaks Out in Pflugerville, No Fox

Postby El Duque » Fri Jun 14, 2013 12:29 pm

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Those of you who have been keeping up with the "Transformers 4" filming news will recall there was a small fire on a farm filming location in Pflugerville, TX. The fire broke out in the attic of a 100 year old farm house, and there were some reports that it might have been result of pyrotechnics that were been used during filming. The fire was quickly controlled and only one injury was reported. Apparently some of the various entertainment websites have really been blowing this fire out of proportion, enough so that director Michael Bay has issued the following statement regarding the fire:

Shooting of Transformers 4 is going great with Wahlberg and the new cast. We are having a great time in Texas.

I’m reading how the news makes everything more dramatic than real life. I guess the truth was just too unexciting. Yes there was a small smoldering fire at a house and no, no one was injured during the fire. And no, no one “just narrowly escaped” as the news dramatically states. A crew member though twisted his ankle after falling in a gopher hole on the ranch.

The fire was put out in a brief 15 minutes by a great fire crew on set. It was an attic fire and cause is unknown. No we were not shooting in the attic, we were shooting outside on the ranch.
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Re: Transformers 4 Updates: Filming Images from Taylor, TX, First Beaks Out in Pflugerville, No Fox

Postby xtreme_awesomo » Fri Jun 14, 2013 12:35 pm

El Duque wrote:Those of you who have been keeping up with the "Transformers 4" filming news will recall there was a small fire on a farm filming location in Pflugerville, TX. The fire broke out in the attic of a 100 year old farm house, and there were some reports that it might have been result of pyrotechnics that were been used during filming. The fire was quickly controlled and only one injury was reported. Apparently some of the various entertainment websites have really been blowing this fire out of proportion, enough so that director Michael Bay has issued the following statement regarding the fire:

Shooting of Transformers 4 is going great with Wahlberg and the new cast. We are having a great time in Texas.

I’m reading how the news makes everything more dramatic than real life. I guess the truth was just too unexciting. Yes there was a small smoldering fire at a house and no, no one was injured during the fire. And no, no one “just narrowly escaped” as the news dramatically states. A crew member though twisted his ankle after falling in a gopher hole on the ranch.

The fire was put out in a brief 15 minutes by a great fire crew on set. It was an attic fire and cause is unknown. No we were not shooting in the attic, we were shooting outside on the ranch.
Michael




That's true the media did blow it wrong. Only think it was a old house but that's it'. Things happen.. Yea there here for another week in Texas then moving to Detriot... I was the only person in my town to get close up pics of the cars. :D
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Re: Transformers 4 Updates: Filming Images from Taylor, TX, Fire Breaks Out in Pflugerville, No Fox

Postby El Duque » Fri Jun 14, 2013 1:22 pm

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xtreme_awesomo wrote:That's true the media did blow it wrong. Only think it was a old house but that's it'. Things happen.. Yea there here for another week in Texas then moving to Detriot... I was the only person in my town to get close up pics of the cars.


Got any good images you could share?
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Postby hinomars19 » Fri Jun 14, 2013 1:33 pm

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Love the bit about the poor guy twisting his ankle in a gopher hole. Hope he is OK of course. But this is why the media is such a pain. It's not that they lie they are just damn good at twisting the truth. >:oP
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Re: Transformers 4 Updates: Filming Images from Taylor, TX, Fire Breaks Out in Pflugerville, No Fox

Postby xtreme_awesomo » Fri Jun 14, 2013 1:50 pm

hinomars19 wrote:Love the bit about the poor guy twisting his ankle in a gopher hole. Hope he is OK of course. But this is why the media is such a pain. It's not that they lie they are just damn good at twisting the truth. >:oP


Yea te media messes everything up at times. Poor guy. Are you guys enjoying the weather and awesome scenery?
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Re: Transformers 4 Updates: Filming Images from Taylor, TX, Fire Breaks Out in Pflugerville, No Fox

Postby kriksix » Fri Jun 14, 2013 4:51 pm

erm, who knows? I don't know. But the idea of it not being Optimus seems insane to me - the flat nose truck form is what too many people see as the iconic image of Prime for it to be Galvatron or Hot Rod or whoever imhmfo. Maybe it's just a homage like they did with the VWBeetle in #1, which would be kinda lame.. but I'm hoping it's just that all the known bots need to change their alt modes to improve their disguises what with all their previous high profile activities n all. A change in size wouldn't remotely bother me. Prime changing alt mode to his G1 form, with a movie aesthetic/blend in robo mode would, to me, be AWESOME. still, whatever, I'm loving the intrigue.
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Re: Transformers 4 Updates: Filming Images from Taylor, TX, Fire Breaks Out in Pflugerville, No Fox

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xtreme_awesomo wrote:That's true the media did blow it wrong. Only think it was a old house but that's it'. Things happen.. Yea there here for another week in Texas then moving to Detriot... I was the only person in my town to get close up pics of the cars.


Got any good images you could share?


i got these? i was the first in my town to get this close with pics :D
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