Transformers: Dark of the Moon

Discussion in 'Books, Music, TV & Movies' started by SinHarvest24, Jun 30, 2011.

  1. SinHarvest24

    SinHarvest24 Shiroyasha

    Oct 8, 2010
    Anywhere you think of me.
    I went on the opening day to see Transformers 3, because i was a bit too excited. First of all i must say the 3rd movie surpassed my expectations. There was a lot of twist in the plot which i liked because i couldn't tell where the story was going. The plot was well done IMO. The Visuals was great as expected (i saw it in 3D). On the battles/action side of things i was not that impressed. Some stupid things happen in battle (it's expected) but thankfully it was not that overly stupid. The battle scenes were a bit on the short side. Nonetheless there was epicness in battles with slow-mo's and what not, which was pretty well done. All in all i would rate this movie 8.8/10. Best movie for the year thus far. Have you seen it yet? What do you think?

    Warning: Spoilers inside!
  2. tagzard

    tagzard Tagzard the Crazy Dinosaur with Wings.

    Apr 28, 2010
    United States
    Chicago Illinois
    I didn't see it.
  3. Chhotu uttam

    Chhotu uttam DOH HO HO HO

    Dec 6, 2010
    I'm going to see the on Sunday.
  4. Nebz

    Nebz The N00b

    Jul 1, 2010
    United States
    Rhode Island
    I seen it Tuesday night. Hands down, better than the first two films. It was still a drag with the length though, since we went in at 11:30 PM and came out close to 2:30 AM, but overall a great way to finish it. IMO, The 3D was amazing and the film actually kept me interested with it's plot.
    Warning: Spoilers inside!

    On the spot, I give it an easy 9/10
    EDIT: Yeah... it's the best flick I've seen this year. Even if you hated the second movie I still suggest going to see it. One of my friends hated it and purposely went to sleep during this movie because he figured it would be just as uninteresting (in his opinion) as the second which it was not.
  5. Master Mo

    Master Mo F.R.E.E.

    Nov 22, 2005
    Gambia, The
    Man Mo Temple
    I have to say I was quite disappointed with it. I think pacing is something very essential in a movie and this one really didn`t got it right. I also agree, that some things just happen for the sake of it without having any impact on the cast, which imo wasn`t as good as the technical side of the movie.

    Still worth watching, if you like action movies: A solid 6,5/10 from me!

    What I really liked is that now they actually managed to deliver a good 3D-experience without loosing too much colour. It is not as crisp as without the glasses but it really isn`t as bad as it was before... no doubt a step forward!
  6. BORTZ

    BORTZ Tired of being the good guy

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    I plan on seeing it eventually.
    I dont plan on it being a good movie. Especially after the first two.
  7. gokujr1000

    gokujr1000 GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

    Oct 10, 2008
    This was ultimately the best Transformers movie so far. The Plot was Meh and the Movie was pretty much a Generic Transformers Movie until the last hour. That is when everything went down the special effects were amazing though the 3D and CGI was purely top-notch.
  8. naved.islam14

    naved.islam14 Gbatemp's Official Dark Knight™

    Sep 12, 2009
    I didn't see it yet because it's not here yet, it will be here in July.
  9. Jamstruth

    Jamstruth Secondary Feline Anthropomorph

    Apr 23, 2009
    North East Scotland
    Wondering whether to see it just to see how bad it was after the absolute crapfest that was Transformers 2 (I once had an argument with some friends who said it was amazing. I'm sorry, it was shit.) Likelihood is that I won't though.
  10. gokujr1000

    gokujr1000 GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

    Oct 10, 2008
    It was waaaaaaaaaaaay better then Transformers 2. Transformers 2 is an Abomination compared to Transformers 3.
  11. KingdomBlade

    KingdomBlade Blade v3+ (I R SHMEXY)

    Apr 24, 2009
    In Vulpes' Fur
    I thought it was total fucking shit.

    It was basically composed of a horrible and convoluted plot with pretty CGI effects scattered all over to make it look good (I thought it looked mediocre) and make the masses buy out 3D screenings. If you think that the plot was good, then you might want to watch more movies. And I was annoyed as heck when it seemed that everyone in the theater was in total bliss.

    It was painful to watch. .5/4

    The series seems to be getting horribly worse and worse.

    Transformers: 3/4
    Transformers 2: 1/4
    Transformers 3: .5/4
  12. soulx

    soulx GBAtemp Legend

    Apr 4, 2009
    I'm going to see the movie next week.

    There's something odd about me and Transformers movies. No matter how shitty they turn out to be, I still enjoy watching them. This movie doesn't seem too bad.
  13. SinHarvest24

    SinHarvest24 Shiroyasha

    Oct 8, 2010
    Anywhere you think of me.
    I can agree with you here [​IMG]
    Unless it's just blatant crap...

    You're gonna enjoy this one.
  14. p1ngpong

    p1ngpong Unamused frog

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    Apr 18, 2008
    DS Scene
    I watched the first two Transformers films again in anticipation of this. I have to say that the second wasn't as bad as I remember, apart from those annoying racist stereotype robots.

    As for the third film, it was good, but far from perfect. I watched it at imax in 3D, and it was one of the better 3D films I have seen, I would say I like the 3D effects more than Avatars.

    Transformers 3's main failings are that it is badly paced and far too long. Also it lacks both action and transformers in the first 90 minutes. The film focuses on Shia LaBeouf far too much for my liking, especially the first half, which doesn't even feel like a transformers film. If anything I would say that I felt as if I had watched two films by the end of it, the first 90 minutes being a comedy and the last hour an action flick.

    The first 90 minutes had genuinely hilarious moments, but it didn't feel anything like a transformers film, at times I even forgot that's what I was watching. I think if 30 minutes of comedy had been cut out it would have been better for the overall film. The transition between comedy and action film was really abrupt, which made it feel even more like two films for me. And by the last half hour I just felt drained.

    Also the addition of Sams new girlfriend, played by Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, felt really unnecessary. She is even more redundant than Megan Fox's character, and I will even go as far as to say she is a worse actress than Megan. I just found her really unconvincing in every scene she was in. I don't think transformers needs a female lead who when the action starts, does nothing but run around and look worried.

    Like I said overall I think its a good film, but Michael Bay just did a really sloppy and self indulgent job. The film would have gained a lot with better editing to reduce its length, and it really needed more action scenes and less Shia comedy hour in its first half.
  15. SinHarvest24

    SinHarvest24 Shiroyasha

    Oct 8, 2010
    Anywhere you think of me.
    This is what i wanted to say but i don't like typing long shit...

    You called everything i felt, the first 30mins was good then there's a hour of comedy/unnecessary human stuff. Then the rest was action and what i really wanted to see. To me they involved the humans heavily, a bit too much.....
  16. AsPika2219

    AsPika2219 Pikachu going beach!

    Jun 17, 2010
    Cats City
    I finished watching Transformers movie and look fun! [​IMG]
  17. Hadrian

    Hadrian Better than Craigslist

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    Oct 12, 2004
    Its an absolute mess of a film, its just Bay slapping his dick on the screen thinking its huge when in fact a mouse is laughing 'cos his dick is bigger.

    The first one was ok, some shit parts here and there but its pacing wasn't too bad, this isn't as bad as the second but still full of very generic characters. Also I never thought I'd say this but I wanted Megan Fox in this! She is a monumentally shit actress who is only attractive to 12 year olds but MAN she is a whole ton better than the excuse of an actress they have on this film who lets say is only good for gonzo porn.
  18. FlashX007

    FlashX007 GBAtemp Maniac

    May 3, 2009
    United States
    That was the actress' first time. Yes I looked it up. Turns out she is a model and Transformers was her first ever acting. I must say though its not bad. But honestly to hate the movie because one person isn't in it is retarded in my opinion. It was an incredible movie. Best out of 3 in my opinion. Least they got the 3rd perfect. But anyways all I gotta say is the movie was epic and I will watch it again and again. In fact I'll go watch it now on my iPod. lolz [​IMG]
  19. nasune

    nasune GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Sep 13, 2009
    I quite enjoyed it, but it had some things I disliked. Most of these are already stated (quite a long time without action, Carly etc.), with one addition: Dylan.
    Warning: Spoilers inside!
  20. Hakoda

    Hakoda GBAtemp Addict

    Feb 2, 2008
    United States
    San Jose, CA
    Movie was easily the best out of the three. Lost of things go wrong, lots of plot twists, kept me going, I liked it.

    Parts of the movie just made me wanna yell, "YEAH BITCH."

    New girl is ten time better than Megan Fox just cuz I'm more of a blonde-girl guy myself and Rosie Whiteley is stunning.

    Good balance of comedy and action, I'd see it again.