Now This Is A Good Transformers Movie

Video: When I opened an email about a "Transformers cosplay fan film", I feared the worst. A CG-filled compilation of cringe, with bad Stan Bush covers. Nope. Turned out it was the opposite. GENERATION 1 is the perfect celebration of a corny cartoon, nailing the goofy tone of the original series while still looking impressive (in a Japanese Godzilla movie kinda way) thanks to a bunch of dedicated effects like RC vehicles, hand-drawn laser blasts and a practical Ark.

The creators were kind enough to also include some video and shots from the production of the film, showing how they pulled off some of the practical shots:


    That was awesome. Even down to the "starring" bits in the credits with the waving, perfect.

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