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This looks kinda okay. As Lee Medcalf put it on the Black Dog Facebook page, this has an Iron Giant vibe, which is a huge plus. It's also directed by the guy who did Kubo and the Two Strings, which is another bonus. Add in classic VW Bumblebee, and classic

Spoiler

STARSCREAM~!

and this just might get my money.

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Totally agree. The 2007 movie was the only one of this line that I've seen in the theater; it was clunky, visually confusing, and not very fun. And that right there turned me off of the other movies. However, director Travis Knight earned a lot of goodwill with Kubo and the Two Strings. He's the main reason I might give this one a chance.

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I mean, that's valid. I enjoyed Kubo too. I just know exactly what to expect from a Transformers movie at this point.

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Absolutely. But I'm also hoping an Oscar-nominated actor adds weight to the movie.

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I'm drunk right now but...

I've felt this level of excitement before. Going into the first Transformers, I was kind of high on all of the bullshit. By the last one, I knew I was going to see the steaming sack, it was just a matter of when. At this point, I like the trailer but, until actual trailers come in, I can't let my own black, cynical heat, get excited.

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With this being set in the 1980s, along with the classic looks of Bumblebee and [redacted], I wonder if we'll see classic Optimus Prime too.

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9 hours ago, The Master said:

Absolutely. But I'm also hoping an Oscar-nominated actor adds weight to the movie.

I dunno, man, John Tuturro, John Goodman, John Malkovich, Anthony Hopkins and Frances GODDAMNED McDormand couldn’t save the previous movies. 

Joking aside, I don’t hate this trailer. And I always turn up for Villian Cena. 

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On 6/5/2018 at 11:06 AM, teenalphabro said:

I have too much experience with this franchise to expect anything passable. 

Right there with you.

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