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Monday, July 7 2014

Jumping Off the Bay-Wagon

With his picture postcard imagery and similarly shorthanded scripting, Michael Bay's movies may be nothing more than a colorful crib mobile.


Friday, April 26 2013

Manning Up in ‘Pain & Gain’

The kidnappers are caught up in a mutual druggy, aspirational haze: when any one of them feels apprehensive, the nearest buddy encourages him to "get a pump", as they lose themselves in frenzy of bicep-curling and self-distraction.


Thursday, July 28 2011

Robot Dreams: ‘Transformers’ and ‘Sex Kittens Go to College’

Retro Remote nominates Sex Kittens Go to College as Transformers' true precursor. The problem with Tranformers-type franchises is that the criticisms can only annoy people by reminding them of what they have chosen to ignore.


Monday, July 11 2011

Michael Bay and the Five Tricks Up His Sleeve

Five ways the infamous director gets us to watch his awful movies again and again and again...


Friday, July 1 2011

Transformers: Dark of the Moon (US Premiere): 28 June 2011 – New York

Instead of splurging for 3-D screenings, it is wiser to use the extra cash to upgrade your concessions. Transformers is 2011’s blockbuster summer popcorn film.


Was Megan Fox Right? The Women of ‘Transformers: Dark of the Moon’

Transformers: Dark of the Moon is another exercise in the one-dimensional portrayal of women for Michael Bay.


Monday, June 13 2011

The Changing Nature of the Nature of Art

As artists have become less concerned with telling stories and more concerned with creating emotional connections and mimicking experiences, art has shifted from creating beauty to expressing the heady nature of 'truth'.


Thursday, October 25 2007

Transformers

Consider the patience and time it takes to build a ship in a bottle. Now imagine a fully functional Spanish Armada in a snow globe.


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