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Man, the Transformers movie kicked ass!

It's not so much that it was a good movie as that it was very, very fun. Explosions! Planes! Tanks! More explosions! And it was the Transformers, so c'mon! Granted the source material, I don't think it could have been notably improved. Optimus Prime's dialog was hokey, but really, it was Optimus Prime. Goes with the territory.

And Hugo Weaving was the voice of Megatron. Which means that Megatron needed more lines...

Deathless, no. But very fun if, like me, you had no expectations and like to watch giant robots hurt each other.

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That was Hugo Weaving? Awesome. All his lines were so Megatroney. "Again you fail me, Starscream."

The movie delivered. It's not like you didn't know what you were paying for going in. =)

Oddly, of all the awesome fights I think my favorite was the two A-10's and the C-130 gunship blowing the crap out of Scorponok. Go Earthlings!

So much bad ass military technology in that movie. Especially the F-22 Raptors... so beautiful. That plane is so hot. *drools*

And the shot of the naveal battle group, well that was just cool too. I might be biased though.

Oh and the robots that turned into thigns *waves hand* *L*

Yano... it was the C-130 scene that made it for me. That was so freaking hot.

Warthogs are wonderful, but damn. Just... damn.

I have always, and will always have a soft spot for A-10s. Always. But to follow up with the AC-130 was a pants-wetting moment for me. I was giggling, I say giggling like a little boy.

I love the A-10 to bits, it's probably my mostest favoritest plane.
But when the Spectre hove into view, I was squeeing!
You just never get to see the Spectre in action, you know?

I grew up in Fort Walton Beach Florida, which is surrounded by Eglin Air Force Base, and Hurlburt Air Field (now AFB also). Hurlburt is where the C-130 Gunships are based, and they have practice ranges all over the place. When they cut loose with the 150mm guns, you can hear if for miles around. My brother in law, now retired, was a crew chief on the gunships, and he always talked about how the planes can put a shell, round, bullet, bomb, whatever, in a 100X100 yard space, with less than 6 inches between projectiles, in less than 10 seconds. My dad, who is also retired Air Force, used to be on the Combat Weather Squadrons. Their main job was flying C-130s into hurricanes to measure the strength around the storm eyes. This with 8 kids at home. I'll tell you what, there are not many planes in the world that can take the abuse a C-130 sees on a slow day.

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