5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent - As advertised!
Great product. Highly recommeded. Prompt delivery. A bit pricey but hey, gotta make their money somehow huh? Awesome movie. Toally worth it
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3.0 out of 5 stars Transformers
This item received was in good condition. The only thing I did not like was the price showed on the website. I went to get my Visa card and all of the sudden it jumped up by about $10.00. I wrote to the company and they said their supplier uped their rates.
I feel the company should have been on the ball and showed the correct price on the Amazon website. I felt...
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5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent - As advertised!,
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5.0 out of 5 stars Remarkabley Amazing,
Just when I thought the episodes couldn't get any better, they release 'The Transformers Movie' which should be written down in the history books.
Thanks to Rhino for taking it on to release it on DVD.
TRUST ME, You'll Never want to watch anything else...
5 stars, Remarkabley Amazing!
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4.0 out of 5 stars The best release of this film to date.,
This review is from: Transformers: The Movie (20th Anniversary Special Edition) (DVD)This is the third release of Transformers: The Movie on DVD, and it is the best that there is to find.
The original DVD release from Séville pictures, and it's successor released by Rhino Home Video have nothing on this.
First and foremost: This edition is released by Sony, so you know they weren't scrimping on the reproduction of the film. It's a high quality transfer, great sound.
If you're going to shell out money on a Transformers: The Movie DVD, this is the one to get. However, there are a few things you should know about it:
1.) The "bonus footage and deleted scenes" are a small collection of clips, mostly test shots and unfinished scenes, and they show the promotional trailer of the film which features alternate versions of a few scenes, and ones that were cut out of the film. However, you've got the captions over top of everything and a commentary track you can't turn off.
2.) The presentation of Scramble City, additionally has a commentary track you can't turn off, so the original Japanese audio is lost, and you've got some guy from the Transformers Collectors Club and one of the anal-retentive G-1 purists from www.tfw2005.com going on about the difference between Japanese and American Transformers (with obvious contempt and/or disdain.) Additionally there are no English subtitles. So if you want to watch a Transformers episode dubbed over by two guys who's opinions you don't care about explaining to you what's going on, on the screen, then this is for you. As for myself, I would have preferred if they kept the original audio track and had subtitles in English. That would have been a nice touch.
3.) This is more for the sake of humor than a complaint or observation, but all of the old Transformers toy commercials are of poor quality (In fact, you can find better quality versions of them online if you look hard enough) and they also blurred out the faces of live people in the commercials (for obvious legal reasons, it's funny to watch) it's also funny watching the Japanese versions of these commercials that were just dubs of the American toy commercials.
4.) The story board pictures are the same ones featured in the Rhino release.
Other than that, I would have to say the bonus features aren't really that exciting, or interesting, or worth the hype. If you're going to buy this 20th Anniversary edition, buy it for the GREAT quality version of the movie. Otherwise your going to be disappointed.
3.0 out of 5 stars Transformers,
This review is from: Transformers: The Movie (20th Anniversary Special Edition) (DVD)This item received was in good condition. The only thing I did not like was the price showed on the website. I went to get my Visa card and all of the sudden it jumped up by about $10.00. I wrote to the company and they said their supplier uped their rates.
I feel the company should have been on the ball and showed the correct price on the Amazon website. I felt ripped off.
4.0 out of 5 stars Happy and satisfied buyer :~),
This review is from: Transformers: The Movie (20th Anniversary Special Edition) (DVD)I am very happy and satisfied with my purchase on amazon.ca.
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5.0 out of 5 stars One of the best animated movies of all-time and one of my favorites!!,
This review is from: Transformers: The Movie (20th Anniversary Special Edition) (DVD)I remember the scene when Stan Bush starts to sing "You got the touch, You got the power" when Optimus Prime transforms after saying Megatron must be stopped. We see the epic battle between Megatron and Optimus Prime and one scene that is burned into my head and I'll never forget that scene and that's when Megatron begs for mercy after being nearly destroyed by Optimus Prime. He pleads for mercy while reaching for something to ambush Optimus Prime. Hot Rod attempts to come to the rescue and Kup says that it's Prime's fight. The death scene in the movie is one that always upsets when Perceptor says "I fear the wounds are fatal. Daniel tearfully cries out, "Prime, you can't die". He passes the Matrix of Leadership to Ultra Magnus and Hot Rod catches it and the matrix flickers in Hot Rod's hand. He passes to Ultra Magnus and Magnus can't open it. "Light our darkest hour" and "until all are one". THe movie is in my head. Starscream becomes leader of the deceptions and the coronation is crashed by Galvatron- who destroys Starscream in a single blast. This movie is one of my favorite movies and it's hard to forget. One of my favorite movies. It's amazing.
I remember the movie like it was yesterday.
Who can forget "Arise, Rodimus Prime" and Rodimus sends Galvatron to a plasma bath. After 21 years, I still remember the movie like it was yesterday.
5.0 out of 5 stars A MUST for any transformer fan.,
This review is from: Transformers: The Movie (20th Anniversary Special Edition) (DVD)This dvd has a ton of stuff plus even more in "easter eggs", basically everything you would want in a dvd for a very affoardable price. The only thing wrong with this dvd is that it didn't come out earlier.
5.0 out of 5 stars Disney can take their movies and stick em up their wazoos,
This movie is 99 percent actual hand drawn animation. All of which looks superb.
The music is also great. About 6 great songs with that 80's hard rock attitude.
For another example for great hand drawn animation, check out G.I. Joe the movie.
5.0 out of 5 stars Till all are One.......,
Transformers The Movie is a modern myth, like Star Wars, only Star Wars is very limited in comparison to the Transformers. Like all good myths this movie has certain universal themes, the latter I shall describe below:
- The battle between good and evil (Autobots vs Decepticons)
- That wich transcends and unites good and evil (the infinte danger of Unicron that would wipe out all existence).
- A secret power from within, a spiritual essence (the Autobotmatrix).
- The transcendence of the hero (HotRod becoming Rhodimus Prime).
- The transcendence of the villain (Megatron becoming Galvatron).
- The exploration of an unknown realm (Cup and HotRod visiting Quintessa).
- The victory over the subconciouss mind (when Cup and HotRod are thrown into the Sharkticon pool they even go deeper, and drive in circles, thus creating a vortex wich throws the water out giving them free game to battle the Sharkticons).
- True comradry and friendship (well, this is just all over the movie).
- The rise and fall of pride (Starscream's coronation).
These are just a few wich are displayed but I think you have to watch the movie and decide for yourself. I rate this movie five stars because it is such a wonderfull myth (but a myth wich is greatly animated and highly entertaining and has fantastic music). And yes, maybe there are a few flaws like Starscream losing his foot and two seconds later there's nothing wrong with him and yes I would like to see some Unicron history but these are all details.
Till all are One.......
4.0 out of 5 stars The coolest Transformer movie created!,
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What really was dumb to jam in the movie was 2 swear words. I thought the coolest scene in the movie was Hot Rod opening the Matrix of Leadership and Transform into Rodimus Prime, and also "lighting their darkest hour" while playing "The Touch" in the backround. Having the coolest soundtrack a director could dream of, this movie is probably the coolest you'll ever see! By the way, the Transformers theme song and the song called "Dare" are in my favorite range of soundtrack. Hope this reveiw helped everyone who read it.
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