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Transformers

Saturday July 07th 2007, 10:37 pm

So, saw the Transformers movie, and I think I agree with Slate, that the original Transformers movie was better than this version. The sad fact of the matter is that Michael Bay is a terrible filmmaker. And yes, the special effects were great and the Transformers are freakin’ cool, but the script was nonsensical, and there were way too much of humans acting in badly-scripted ways that were supposed to be endearing or amusing or something, and too little of the Transformers being cool.

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  1. Some time we’ll have to hang out and watch the original Transformers: The Movie. I have it on DVD and watch it with some frequency. It’s even the version with (dun dun dun) the swear.

    Comment by Scott NellĂ© — July 8, 2007 @ 1:41 am

  2. Hey Eric. Sorry, I forgot your private email address so here’s some comment spam. There’s an internet tv app called Joost for windows and osx (not sure about linux) that has a transformers channel with a handful or original episodes. It’s in beta and I’m not sure if you still need an invite, but if so you can get one here: http://www.joost.com/presents/techcrunch/

    Comment by Scott NellĂ© — July 21, 2007 @ 2:45 pm

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