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    Transformers!


    Caught this one on the 4th - it so totally ruled. Any gripes I may have had with the movie were completely washed away by an unstoppable barrage of hot chicks and giant robots blowing stuff up. Im gonna go see it again tomorrow

    It came so close to what I was imagining as a 10 year old kid rushing home from school to play with my toys and watch the cartoon...I'm so happy that the movie didnt just not suck, but kicked all kinds of ass

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    Very good movie!
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    agreed, I was left blown away. probably will see it again.


    oh that megan fox, very sexy.
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    loved it
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    Agree V. I seen it on the 4th as well. While other losers where at the local parade I was getting my eye candy fix on. Much better then anything I ever imagined. I almost forgot how well Peter Cullen's voice fit Prime. Brought back a lot of good childhood memories.
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    I loved this movie!! Definitely worth seeing again.
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    I may just wait for the DVD. I am really getting sick of movies with themes from 1980's tv shows...
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    When a movie thats 2 hours and 23 min feels like an hour thats saying something. Michael Bay has totally redemed himself of past failures.

    Optimus Prime: "My Bad" awsome!
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    I may just wait for the DVD. I am really getting sick of movies with themes from 1980's tv shows...
    Yeah I hear ya bro - but if you're gonna see one of them this is definitely the one. It MUST be seen on the big screen - seriously.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BigVrunga View Post
    Yeah I hear ya bro - but if you're gonna see one of them this is definitely the one. It MUST be seen on the big screen - seriously.

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    I agree much better on a huge screen with surround booming.
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    I almost forgot how well Peter Cullen's voice fit Prime. Brought back a lot of good childhood memories.
    Oh man, when I heard Optimus talk for the 1st time I was almost brought to tears

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    The intro narrative kicked it all off for sure. His "my bad" comment was pretty cool to, and I love the fact that they threw in the classic yet little remembered line " At the end of this day, one shall stand... and one shall fall." I was a kid all over again.
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    Quote Originally Posted by crader View Post
    I agree much better on a huge screen with surround booming.
    definately. Local theater had it on new DLP projectors, man that was sweet. Tomorrow I am gonna see it again, in IMAX!
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    I liked the movie a lot, just had some cheezy lines put in throughout the movie, but i was very pleased with the movie overall. worth seeing in the theaters.
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    Sam: "How do you know my screen name?

    Optimus: "Your eBay account!"

    Megatron was voiced by Hugo Weaving, he played V and had a Vendetta..
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    Without a doubt this movie kicked serious ass!! It's amazing how seeing this movie brought out the 8 year old kid again who loved his transformers. You have to love megatron's famous line when he tells starscream " You've failed me yet again starscream."....and that megan fox.....HOT!!!
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    Without a doubt this movie kicked serious ass!! It's amazing how seeing this movie brought out the 8 year old kid again who loved his transformers. You have to love megatron's famous line when he tells starscream " You've failed me yet again starscream."....and that megan fox.....HOT!!!
    LOL yes I almost yelled outloud when Megatron *****ed out Starscream just like the cartoon!! And Megan Fox - crazy hot.
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    What was even better was that was pretty much the very first thing he said lol. They really pushed ebay and GM motors hardcore in the movie too, but hey it all fit fairly well.

    On an off topic, anybody have any idea what the secret trailer was at the beginning of the movie?
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    I was was in my way too cool late teens when the TV show originated so no nostalgia for me, just the facts:

    60 ft IMAX screened stunt effects awesome !

    Hot young chicks awesome !

    Hugo "Agent Smith" Weavering voice awesome

    Corporate embedded cross over marketing scary !
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    I wish I lived in a big city where there was an IMAX. Most theatres around here are just crap!.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bigpetefox View Post
    Megatron was voiced by Hugo Weaving, he played V and had a Vendetta..
    And the Agent in the Matrix!....and I think he was in LOTR as well...
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    how old were you guys when you first got into the Transformer comics? At 62, I can't recall when my former patients were so taken with the Transformers in play therapy. Also my 20 month old grandson loves trucks and I was wondering if he would like his first Transformer.
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    Saw it last night finally. Great movie!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Headdoc View Post
    how old were you guys when you first got into the Transformer comics? At 62, I can't recall when my former patients were so taken with the Transformers in play therapy. Also my 20 month old grandson loves trucks and I was wondering if he would like his first Transformer.
    Well I am 34. I was 12 in 1984 when they first came out. I really didn't play with toys much. Maybe match box cars some. Mostly I would ride my bike and go outside to catch snakes and go fishin.
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    Im 31 now - I think I was around 7 when I started playing with the toys. First the GoBots, then the Transformers. There was this toystore in town that got all the die-cast japanese imports in so that's what we had - I look on Ebay now and that stuff is worth a mint! Too bad my brother and I played with them all so much they're all worn to **** now

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    Quote Originally Posted by Headdoc View Post
    how old were you guys when you first got into the Transformer comics? At 62, I can't recall when my former patients were so taken with the Transformers in play therapy. Also my 20 month old grandson loves trucks and I was wondering if he would like his first Transformer.
    I was around five or six when I first got into them.. loved the die cast toys too, those suckers could take some pounding.
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    Quote Originally Posted by rampage jackson View Post
    And the Agent in the Matrix!....and I think he was in LOTR as well...
    He was Elrond king of the elves in LOTR.
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    Hey anyone remember voltron? Another baddass cartoon!
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    Hey anyone remember voltron? Another baddass cartoon!
    oh HELL YES!! We had the huge DieCast Voltron robot too - with all the Lions that could come apart and shoot stuff.

    Check this out:

    http://cgi.*********/Toynami-Die-Cas...QQcmdZViewItem
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    Something interesting was that voltron was also voiced by Cullen.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BigVrunga View Post
    oh HELL YES!! We had the huge DieCast Voltron robot too - with all the Lions that could come apart and shoot stuff.

    Check this out:

    http://cgi.*********/Toynami-Die-Cas...QQcmdZViewItem
    voltron was the ****....they have the cartoon series out on dvd now also. Voltron and the transformers are tough to beat....i think kids toys today seriously fail in comparison to what our generation had.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BigVrunga View Post
    Im 31 now - I think I was around 7 when I started playing with the toys. First the GoBots, then the Transformers. There was this toystore in town that got all the die-cast japanese imports in so that's what we had - I look on Ebay now and that stuff is worth a mint! Too bad my brother and I played with them all so much they're all worn to **** now

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    There was a place in Waltham MA. on Moody St where they had everything like that, Gai King, Jesse Dart, Star Poseidon/Arrow, StarBlazers, anything remotely anime.. Also the Voltron that was made up of all those damn cars and jets, he was considered Voltron 2 while the lion based Voltron was 3.. Voltron 1 was 3 robots that became one big one, but the comic was kinda boring..
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    Quote Originally Posted by bigpetefox View Post
    There was a place in Waltham MA. on Moody St where they had everything like that, Gai King, Jesse Dart, Star Poseidon/Arrow, StarBlazers, anything remotely anime.. Also the Voltron that was made up of all those damn cars and jets, he was considered Voltron 2 while the lion based Voltron was 3.. Voltron 1 was 3 robots that became one big one, but the comic was kinda boring..
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    Felt like I had to share, all the talk about old-school robot shows made me feel old..
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    Watched it free at home on the lcd plasma....you guys should really check this out...Forget renting movies.as long as your even slightly computer literate and can read instructions...you can watch stuff in the theatres for free,I watched Hostel 2 in Hd-dvd qualtiy 3 weeks before it even came out in theatres

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    There was a place in Waltham MA. on Moody St where they had everything like that, Gai King, Jesse Dart, Star Poseidon/Arrow, StarBlazers, anything remotely anime.. Also the Voltron that was made up of all those damn cars and jets, he was considered Voltron 2 while the lion based Voltron was 3.. Voltron 1 was 3 robots that became one big one, but the comic was kinda boring..
    Ah yeah this place had all that too! My Dad used to get us all the robot stuff there because it was so much more detailed/higher quality than the US branded toys. I never did get Voltron 1 or 2 but I remember looking at them in the store...

    While we're at it let's not forget Tranzor-Z and Robotech!

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    Robotech was actually pretty dramatic, and had hot anime chicks.

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    BTW I just caight Transformers again - took my 15 year old kid brother to see it tonight. It was just as great the 2nd time around...when the movie ended the whole theater erupted in applause
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    Pop quiz: What was the name of Prince Adams cat before he turned into Battle Cat?
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    I thought Transformers was good but not overly amazing except for tha special effects.

    I had higher expectations. In tha end, they changed things too much.
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