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New Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen trailer is here to kick you upside the head

April 29, 2009 By: Geek Category: Transformers

transformers2 1 New Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen trailer is here to kick you upside the headWhile 2007′s Transformers movie New Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen trailer is here to kick you upside the head had its detractors, it was a ton of fun. Even the die-hards who kept on bitching about it changing things about the characters and the back story must have felt some chills at seeing Optimus and the gang on the big screen. I know I certainly did. The inevitable sequel (the first of two) is almost here, and the new trailer has been leaked a bit early.

Everything we have seen so far about Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen points to a much more rounded film with a stronger plot and more robot action. The Transformers themselves look much better- they seem to have been rendered in a slightly more simplified design this time around, and they are definitely integrated into the live action much better too. Judging from the new trailer, which will soon be available in high quality so you don’t have to sit through any more grainy YouTube versions, Michael Bay and his crew have been listening to the fans.

I guess that is something about the internet that is helping the movie industry. While the issue of piracy and illegal movie downloads seems as out-of-hand as ever (the Pirate Bay controversy ain’t going to stop these people), there are still positive things to be had from online feedback. The collective cries of many fans have had an effect, and we have been given what we wanted. The sad fact is that it still won’t make some of our Geek hordes quit whining, but then, that’s part of who we are.

See? I got through three whole paragraphs without mentioning the flames on Optimus Prime. Gah! Too late.

The international scale of the new film adds some serious scope to the onscreen shenanigans, which is cool as the last film was rather too US-centric for overseas audiecnes. At least this one makes use of some of the other wonders of the planet, even if it does blow them to pieces in the process. Anyway, ILM have surpassed their previous work and appear to have created giant robots that are convincing in a real world setting. Think about that. These beasts look REAL. That is seriously impressive.

Although, what they could do to really make me want to see the film again and again is slip in the original ‘Scene Change’ music from the 80s Transformers cartoons New Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen trailer is here to kick you upside the head. That would be awesome. I think that even without the bells and whistles of the cartoon, this new Transformers movie is going to be nothing short of incredible. I loved the 2007 flick, and I am seriously looking forward to this one. There’s been some catty comments from Terminator Salvation director McG regarding Michael Bay, but on the strength of these trailers and the work that has been done, I think Mr G (That makes him sound like a camp member of the A-Team) may well be scarfing a big ol’ slice of humble pie.