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AnarchyVision: TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT, 47 METERS DOWN, A Visit To Wine Country

In this edition, I take an ambivalent look at Michael Bay's latest, a scuba scare flick that betrayed my ability to suspend disbelief, and the Niagara County wine-soaked flick The Colossal Failure of The Modern Relationship...

TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT Big Game Spot

Here is the Big Game spot for the fifth Transformers movie The Last Knight. Your next dose of Bayhem is coming to cinemas this June and there is nothing we can do to stop it.    The Last Knight shatters...

Critical Distance: Michael Bay's Military Might Is Not So Strong After All

Sooner or later, Michael Bay will die. How will he be remembered? The filmmaker, soon to turn 51 years of age, will undoubtedly be honored as one of the greatest moneymakers in modern Hollywood history. The 12 movies he has...

TMNT 2 Trailer Gets Back To Silly Basics

Bebop! Rocksteady! Casey Jones! Following a rather lackluster first effort to the Michael Bay produced live action revival of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles franchise the directing reins for the sequel have been handed to Dave Green - a great...

INHERIT THE EARTH: Andrew Adamson To Direct Adaptation Of ROBOTS VS. ZOMBIES

According to a report over at Variety the director's chair for Inherit the Earth, the adaptation of the comic book Zombies vs. Robots, has been offered to Shrek and Narnia director Andrew Adamson.Based on the IDW Publishing comicbook "Zombies vs....

Review: TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES Chooses Not To Compete, And Succeeds

Michael Bay gets his hands on another beloved property from our childhoods, but as producer of a new live-action Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles feature his signature influence is somewhat muted. Director Jonathan Liebesman instead delivers a superhero adventure pitched squarely at...

Check Out The Half-Shells On These TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES One-Sheets!

While the world goes crazy over Michael Bay's fourth offering of toy robot-inspired global destruction, let us not forget that he has another dollop of kid-friendly action entertainment just around the corner. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, produced by Bay, and...

Review: TRANSFORMERS: AGE OF EXTINCTION Is The Film Michael Bay Was Born To Make

Like the film I'm talking about, this is going to take a bit to get through. My advice for both film and review: Sit back, and enjoy the ride.Transformers: Age of Extinction is, if one wants to rank such things, the...

The Full Trailer For TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES Knows It Is Dumb

Most iterations of our heroes in a half shell have played into the often ridiculous nature of the property. In fact, there was a cute self-awareness to the 80s/90s cartoon well before meta fiction was a part of the pop...

TRANSFORMERS: AGE OF EXTINCTION To Debut In Hong Kong

It has just been announced that the latest instalment in Michael Bay's colossal toy commercial movie franchise, Transformers: Age of Extinction, will have its World Premiere in Hong Kong on 19 June.This is a welcome surprise as Hong Kong rarely...

Michael Bay Attempts The Full-Nolan With First TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES Trailer

Good idea? Bad idea? Or just plain weird idea? I'm not sure which of those the idea of pushing the live action Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie in The Dark Knight mold is but that's very much what producer Michael...

TRANSFORMERS 4 Set Hit With Second Extortion Attempt In Hong Kong

Dear Hong Kong triad gangsters: Michael Bay is not going to give you money. Stop asking.Just last week the story broke that Michael Bay had been assaulted on the Hong Kong set of Transformers 4 by two men demanding money,...

UPDATED WITH VIDEO: Michael Bay Assaulted In Apparent Extortion Attempt On Set Of TRANSFORMERS 4

UPDATE: A subtitled video report from Apple Daily has now been added below. Thanks to @Marcosparmberg for the heads up.Director Michael Bay was assaulted today on the Hong Kong set of Transformers 4 in an apparent - and rather inept,...

Fifteen Unfilmable Novels And The Directors Who Should Try Anyway

Ah, the 'unfilmable' novel. Go back ten or fifteen years and it seems everyone had some sort of list of great novels that could never be brought to the screen. The limitations at the time were largely technical and in...

Review: PAIN & GAIN Mocks Meatheads, Is Meatheaded

Pain & Gain is a brash, puerile action-comedy of errors about a trio of muscle-obsessed idiots who set out to extort money from a sleazy Miami businessman by kidnapping and torturing him. Michael Bay, who directed it, is almost the...

Pirates, Thieves, and Monsters: BLACK SAILS Teaser From Producer Michael Bay

As a producer, Michael Bay has favored horror projects, so the teaser for pirate adventure Black Sails might be described as expanding his boundaries -- just a touch. The TV series, given an eight-episode order by U.S. premium cable channel...

Who Is Will Arnett Playing In TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES?

We know he's not Casey Jones but that's about all we know about Will Arnett's role in the upcoming Michael Bay produced / Jonathan Liebesman directed live action version of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. The Hollywood Reporter brings word that...

Megatron Will Punch Chairman Mao In The Face. TRANSFORMERS 4 Officially A Chinese Co-Production.

Here's a very simple lesson in Hollywood economics. When someone makes a movie that grosses comfortably over a hundred million dollars in some other, non-US territory, the studio responsible will do whatever it takes to maximize the presence of the...

TRANSFORMERS 4: No to Thwaites, Yes To Reynor?

[Reynor is official as of Jan 8th.]It was ten days ago that Twitch got word Australian actor Brenton Thwaites and American born Nicola Peltz had emerged from the lengthy screen testing process for Transformers 4 as the duo tapped to...

With Michael Bay's PAIN AND GAIN Getting Back To Basics Means Muscles, Bikinis And Perhaps A Bit Of Gunfire

Much has been made of Michael Bay's move away from the big budget, CGI driven spectacle of the Transformers movies for something smaller and more intimate with the Mark Wahlberg and Dwayne Johnson starring Pain And Gain. But what many...