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Old 09-12-2010, 05:50 PM
Transformers 2: Revenge of the Fallen

Ultimately, Revenge of the Fallen is the most highly budgeted bad movie of all time. Think of all the cliche things that are involved in Michael Bay movies, multiply that by 10, put in some giant robots and you have Transformers 2.
Sadly enough, a fair number of high budget movies are unoriginal in plot and story development, but in one way or another a good portion of them redeem themselves with some level of entertainment. Revenge of the Fallen fails to deliver the entertainment because the plot is uncohesive and haphazard. The only redeeming quality might be the amazing special effects but they are overshadowed by the worst flowing story of all time.
Michael Bay manages to take the concept of movie making, rapes it, and gets away with it by using millions of dollars and the sad fact that the average movie goer is not terribly demanding and is relatively easy to please.
The guys at www.wednesdayisforcomics.com do a good job of breaking this down on their latest podcast regarding bad movies.
Why is the storyline so haphazard you ask? It comes down to the way the movie was filmed. A large number of scenes were filmed with no idea on how they would fit inside the script. Screenwriters were hired after the fact to fit in the gaps and try and blend these scenes into the movie. Needless to say this style of filmmaking makes for a distorted storyline and a flow that is forced.
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Old 10-08-2010, 05:47 PM
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Originally Posted by 80smoviesrock View Post
Ultimately, Revenge of the Fallen is the most highly budgeted bad movie of all time. Think of all the cliche things that are involved in Michael Bay movies, multiply that by 10, put in some giant robots and you have Transformers 2.
Sadly enough, a fair number of high budget movies are unoriginal in plot and story development, but in one way or another a good portion of them redeem themselves with some level of entertainment. Revenge of the Fallen fails to deliver the entertainment because the plot is uncohesive and haphazard. The only redeeming quality might be the amazing special effects but they are overshadowed by the worst flowing story of all time.
Michael Bay manages to take the concept of movie making, rapes it, and gets away with it by using millions of dollars and the sad fact that the average movie goer is not terribly demanding and is relatively easy to please.
The guys at www.wednesdayisforcomics.com do a good job of breaking this down on their latest podcast regarding bad movies.
Why is the storyline so haphazard you ask? It comes down to the way the movie was filmed. A large number of scenes were filmed with no idea on how they would fit inside the script. Screenwriters were hired after the fact to fit in the gaps and try and blend these scenes into the movie. Needless to say this style of filmmaking makes for a distorted storyline and a flow that is forced.
Interesting look of how the movie was made.
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Old 10-09-2010, 06:49 AM
I personally feel It's one of the worst movies ever made, I'm not a transformers fan anyway but I quite liked the first installment a solid 7/10. As the OP said it's completely in-cohesive what's with all the new characters I mean the black gangsta speaking twins that was just ridiculous then the pirate teleporter & megan's fox's cruchbot truly shocking. Bay's just thrown as much shit as he possibly can against the wall hoping some will stick & for the average movie goer It usually does but for me it hasn't one redeeming feature.
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Old 10-12-2010, 03:56 PM
I actually prefered the sequel over the original. I thought Rise of the Fallen was pretty fun.
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Old 10-12-2010, 06:06 PM
none of the movies should have been made, its a disgrace to transformers.
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Old 12-13-2010, 04:15 AM
I agree with guernica , i think sequel was better..
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