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“Nobody Summons Megatron”

February 28th, 2007 · 7 Comments

In case anyone had been wondering, here’s the sound clip from Transformers: The Movie. (The original classic, not what will, in all likelihood, be the Michael Bay abortion.) Fun fact: Megatron’s interlocutor in this scene, Unicron, is Orson Welles in his final screen role. Welles derided it as “a movie about toys who do horrible things to each other,” but I’ve always thought it was the best villain-voice since James Earl Jones pinch-hit for David Prowse.

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7 responses so far ↓

  • 1 diakron // Feb 28, 2007 at 11:30 pm

    What an incredibly bad movie and incredibly guilty pleasure.

  • 2 mds // Mar 1, 2007 at 10:07 am

    not what will, in all likelihood, be the Michael Bay abortion.

    As an ardent supporter of screenwriter John Rogers, I feel obliged to metaphorically punch you in the throat. And if you bring up Catwoman, I will punch you in the throat again.

    Ah, remember when online discussions were civil, and free of threats? Good old Usenet.

  • 3 Julian Sanchez // Mar 1, 2007 at 10:45 am

    Can I mention “The Core”?

  • 4 mds // Mar 1, 2007 at 3:41 pm

    Can I mention “The Core”?

    Oh, touché. A palpable hit. Utterly blindsided, I was. I even work in a facility called the Core. I will now retire from the field in disgrace. Remember, though, the latest Blue Beetle is cool.

  • 5 FinFangFoom // Mar 1, 2007 at 6:23 pm

    I freaked out when Iron Hide got shot in the face by Megatron.

  • 6 Mike P // Mar 1, 2007 at 7:28 pm

    “Then it pleases me to be the first.”


  • 7 Cain // Mar 1, 2007 at 11:04 pm

    If Bay cuts the Matrix from the new one, I’m going to be very upset.