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Will Transformers 3 be 3D?

Transformers 3 is coming out, but will they go the extra step for the third installment?

It's no surprise that Tranformers 3 got the "go ahead." It made a lot of money, and many people seemed to love it. According to Deadline Hollywood, Shia LaBeouf is already to start filming in May of this year for a 2011 release. However, one interesting this that JoBlo wrote about is the question will Tranformers 3 be Transformers 3D? 

 Bay has previously dismissed the format as a "gimmick" (as opposed to movies about toys from the 1980s), but his exec producer Steven Spielberg was dazzled by AVATAR, and nobody can argue with the receipts from that movie.

In the next couple of months, we may here of some debate between Bay and Spielberg over this. 
 
Here's the thing: Whether you hated it or loved it, Transformers 2 brought in a but load of money, and it was a fun summer blockbuster. Now, I still have yet to see Avatar, but I did see Up! in 3D. Up! handled 3D very well, giving the movie more depth than anything else. It wasn't as much about the gimmicky, "oh man, it's coming at you!" 3D which we saw with the recent Final Destination and My Bloody Valentine. I've heard Avatar handled 3D in the same way as Up. 
 
If Transformers were filmed in 3D, it could be a great thing. Bay's fight scenes can become a little confusing. There's so much CGI being thrown around, and it becomes hard for your brain to process what's happening because the CGI characters kind of blend in to the background. With the current 3D technology, it would help separate the autobots and deceptacons from the background. 
 
3D used to be a gimmicky thing (think Jaws 3D), but the technology has gotten so much better where you don't need to have things pop out at the audience, breaking the 4th wall, to portray 3D. I can't wait to see how this pans out, and I hope they make a 3D film.
 
What do you guys think? Could Transformers 3D be a good thing or the worst decision ever?
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Posted by timrothsays

Megan Fox in 3D... niiiiiice

Posted by bdog

I agree

Edited by putch

worst decision ever.
 
i dont see how avatar 3d wasn't a gimmick (see: golf balls flying at your face).  
 
i loved transformers. transformers 2 a little less so. dont make me hate the franchise. 
 
no TF3D please.

Posted by Agent Buttons
it could be cool. maybe we'll see what robot hell is like...
Posted by Korg

I don't care for 3D. I saw Avatar in 3D, and the glasses desaturated the colors pretty noticeably. I thought this very odd for a film with such a vibrant pallet. I had trouble distinguishing between different Transformers in 2D. I don't think I could even stand to watch it in 3D.

Posted by grimreaper1980

why would that be a bad decision

Posted by danhimself

I'm still waiting for the 3D trend to come to Adult Entertainment 
 
"OH NOOO  IT'S COMING RIGHT AT ME!!!!!!"

Posted by Omega Ray Jay

Still not seen the first two.

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Posted by Giuseppe Riccadonna

Whats the director name again? Michael something? Idk, but this guy got the craziest mind I've ever seen! I'll let the guys from spill.com explain the rest lol. 
 
  
  
Posted by Korg
@Giuseppe Riccadonna: Michael Bay. He likes Explosions. 
 
  
Posted by Giuseppe Riccadonna
@Korg:
LMAO!
Posted by Bruce Vain
@Korg:
ROFL !! GOOD ONE !! :-D
Posted by inferiorego
@danhimself said:
" I'm still waiting for the 3D trend to come to Adult Entertainment   "OH NOOO  IT'S COMING RIGHT AT ME!!!!!!" "
i love you.... you made my buddy and i laugh
Posted by Kiara_Sullivan

I really like Transformers 2. I'm not sure if 3D will be smart but it could be a good move.  
 
As for Avatar. IE go see it. It's good ^_^
Posted by goldenkey
@danhimself said:
"I'm still waiting for the 3D trend to come to Adult Entertainment   "OH NOOO  IT'S COMING RIGHT AT ME!!!!!!" "

Could you imagine the nasty money shot.  I can see Inferiorego right now walking out of the theater thinking he has boococky on his sweater and trying to wipe it off.
Posted by danhimself
@inferiorego said:
" @danhimself said:
" I'm still waiting for the 3D trend to come to Adult Entertainment   "OH NOOO  IT'S COMING RIGHT AT ME!!!!!!" "
i love you.... you made my buddy and i laugh "
you're welcome...I was kind of upset that it took so long for someone to laugh at that
Posted by Satyrquaze

Transformers was bad. 
 
Revenge of the Fallen was horrible. 
 
Transformers 3 will be a travesty. 
 
In 3D will make me want to tear my eyes out. 

 Four wrongs don't make a right.  
 
Michael Bay raped my childhood.
 

Posted by Portrait

Even the thought of a 3D Transformers movie makes me nauseous. Couldn't they have lack of plot and lots of stupidity without shoving it even more in the audiences' faces?

Edited by jefprice

I've loved these films. Can;t wait for 3 However I think 3D is little more then  a gimmick and it makes no dif if I see the film or not

Posted by aztek_the_lost
@danhimself said:
" I'm still waiting for the 3D trend to come to Adult Entertainment   "OH NOOO  IT'S COMING RIGHT AT ME!!!!!!" "
falls off chair laughing
 
I was just about to say I have no interest in 3D and wish people would stop thinking it's a cool idea...now I have changed my mind, I hope this trend crosses over too! :D
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Posted by Satyrquaze
@danhimself said:
"I'm still waiting for the 3D trend to come to Adult Entertainment   "OH NOOO  IT'S COMING RIGHT AT ME!!!!!!" "

Two points: 
 
1) That's hilarious. LOL 
 
2) No one would want to see that. :P
Posted by MrCipher
@Giuseppe Riccadonna:
LMAO excellent review. They hit ALL the points. Nice post.
Posted by MrCipher
@Satyrquaze:
AMEN dude
Posted by AtPhantom

Hey, as long as they take the robots seriously this time, I'm cool. I saw revenge of the fallen just a couple of weeks ago, and I couldn't believe how much potential awesomeness was lost because the robots were used as comic relief. I think Optimus Prime was the only awesome character in the whole movie, and he dead for most of it.

Posted by aztek_the_lost
@Satyrquaze said:
"2) No one would want to see that. :P "
I beg to differ
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Posted by Satyrquaze
@aztek the lost said:
" @Satyrquaze said:
"2) No one would want to see that. :P "
I beg to differ "

I'm not sure what kind of "Adult Entertainment" you might be into... but when I think about what might be coming right at me... I shudder. 
 
Course... if you're into that... more power to you.
Posted by Sapphire Warlock

Why is everyone so up for making movies in 3D. It's a ridiculous idea and most movies put through the transformation just seem odd.

Posted by aztek_the_lost
@Satyrquaze said:
" I'm not sure what kind of "Adult Entertainment" you might be into... but when I think about what might be coming right at me... I shudder.  Course... if you're into that... more power to you. "
haha, well I wasn't saying I specifically would watch it (though it sounds hilarious) but I think we learned with the popularity of that 2 Girls, 1 Cup thing...America will definitely indulge in watching anything as long as it has the word porn attached
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Posted by aztek_the_lost
@Sapphire Warlock said:
" Why is everyone so up for making movies in 3D. It's a ridiculous idea and most movies put through the transformation just seem odd. "
QFT
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Posted by inferiorego
@Kiara_Sullivan said:
"I really like Transformers 2. I'm not sure if 3D will be smart but it could be a good move.   As for Avatar. IE go see it. It's good ^_^ "
I want to, but coming across 3 spare hours for a film is a little tough right now.
@danhimself said:
" @inferiorego said:
" @danhimself said:
" I'm still waiting for the 3D trend to come to Adult Entertainment   "OH NOOO  IT'S COMING RIGHT AT ME!!!!!!" "
i love you.... you made my buddy and i laugh "
you're welcome...I was kind of upset that it took so long for someone to laugh at that "

FYI: We read it during our Gorgator meeting. You made my artist laugh. 
 
Posted by NightFang

A 3-D Tranformers film could look pretty damn cool.

Posted by danhimself
@inferiorego:  how's the book coming?
Posted by Violet-Eyed Dragon

bay isnt directing the next movie, right??

Posted by inferiorego
@Violet-Eyed Dragon said:
"

bay isnt directing the next movie, right??

"
to the best of my knowledge, yes he is still directing
@danhimself said:
" @inferiorego:  how's the book coming? "

we're finishing the lettering and then off to the presses. It's 26-30 pages (things may be cut still) Lettering will be done in the next two weeks. 
 
Posted by King Saturn
I dont know... maybe this could work... 
Posted by Giuseppe Riccadonna
@MrCipher:

Thank You. They are my favorite reviewers for movies.
Posted by drawme

I think it could work.

Posted by Media_Master

I'd like to see it in 3D for sure!

Posted by MrDirector786

It would look cool I guess, but for some reason, I just don't see it.