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Transformer 2 special effects are so awesome, the computers literally exploded

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by Bigfoot3814, Jul 2, 2009.

  1. Bigfoot3814

    Bigfoot3814 Deity

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    Literally. No foolin'
    So basically, Megan Fox 2 had such cool graphics, the development company's comps literally went up in smoke. I don't know why they didn't just change into cars and airplanes and fly out of the studio.

    Anyone know how expensive those machines are to replace?
     
  2. civ_king

    civ_king Deus Caritas Est

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    all I can think is ouch
     
  3. tycoonist

    tycoonist Deity

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    :drool: megan fox
     
  4. civ_king

    civ_king Deus Caritas Est

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    :stupid::stupid:
     
  5. AL_DA_GREAT

    AL_DA_GREAT amour absinthe révolution

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    High budget films are cool. I am going to watch it just for the effects.
     
  6. classical_hero

    classical_hero In whom I trust

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    So no one really cares about the actual stars of the film, but some extremely hot actress. I am a bit disappointed, since I do remember having those actions figures when I was younger. They were great toys to have, so would having Megan :groucho:
     
  7. Aramazd

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    :nope:
    You should be going to watch the super hot chick.
     
  8. emzie

    emzie wicked witch of the North

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    Megan Fox is gross. Before she had all her work done, yeah, absolutely. Now she's just a low rent Angelina Jolie with none of the positives.


    Link to video.

    If you haven't seen the film yet, save yourself two and a half hours and watch that instead.
     
  9. Aegis

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    I don't see the appeal to Megan Fox, either.

    Does she ever close her mouth? Ever?
     
  10. Phlegmak

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    The computers had hardware trouble due to hardware flaws. Had nothing to do with all that hard work rendering. Running a computer at 100% CPU for 2 years should be ok with sufficient cooling.

    That's all Transformers 2 is good for. And yes, I'll be seeing it for the cool effects.
     
  11. Mowque

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    I understand what you are driving at but why didn't they mention that? The guy made it sound as if overwork was the culprit.
     
  12. Perfection

    Perfection The Great Head.

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    That was the computer responsible for the plot. :sad:
     
  13. Cutlass

    Cutlass The Man Who Wasn't There.

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    What makes you think there was a plot? :crazyeye:
     
  14. Dachs

    Dachs Hero of the Soviet Union

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  15. emzie

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    Dude, you're rendering Transformers 2. You turn that . .. .. .. . to 11. If techs wern't pouring liquid nitrogen over those CPUs, I am disappoint :(
     
  16. GenMarshall

    GenMarshall Night Elven Ghost Agent

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    Someone's been using old outdated video cards.
     
  17. aelf

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    Oh no bad advert lines.
     
  18. Danielos

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    Well, I´m not at all surprised that the computers at ILM exploded. They had to animate not only the Transformers but also generate all the "actors" in this movie. Last but not least the computers were set hard at work to write the script.
     
  19. Defiant47

    Defiant47 Peace Sentinel

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    There's a script? :confused:
     
  20. Masada

    Masada Koi-san!

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    I'm disappointed with you! I would have thought you would have latched onto the intellectual vacuity of the film, the constant appeals to teenage sex drives and the blatant marketing to make a stinging critique of the follies and foils of low brow profit driven capitalism. I probably would have agreed for once, I guess Megan Fox got to you as well.
     

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