Tag Archives: Michael Bay

Film Review: Transformers: The Last Knight (USA, 2017) is a nonsensical, explosion littered mess

It’s gotten to a point now where it doesn’t matter what you think. 2014’s soft reboot Transformers: Age of Extinction was a woeful film, torn apart by critics and made its predecessors look like Citizen Kane in comparison. And yet, it grossed over $1 billion worldwide. It maintains a spot in the top 20 highest grossing films of all time. After four films, I guess you couldn’t blame Michael Bay and Paramount for simply phoning it in for their next sequel. And they did. Oh they so did. In fact they texted it in.... Continue Reading

Film Review: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out Of The Shadows (M) (USA, 2016)

In 2014 a new live adaptation of the beloved comic and cartoon series Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles hit our screens. The reception wasn’t great, complaints aplenty from fans and mutiple Raspberry Awards made it fairly clear that the film’s producers, writers and the studio had some work to do to win back their audience.... Continue Reading

Film Review: 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi (MA15+) (USA, 2016)

Clearly a passion project for director Michael Bay13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi is a far-more restrained feature from the usually excessive filmmaker who (mostly) avoids the political side of things to deliver a factually-based action film. Surprisingly streamlined despite its overblown 144 minute running time, the film is the most disciplined we’ve seen Bay in the last decade, proving that outside of the Transformers franchise, and when he isn’t given too much money to throw around, he’s quite a capable genre director.... Continue Reading

Watch trailer for Michael Bay’s War Thriller, 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi!

The trailer for Michael Bay’s new thriller 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi has just dropped! John Krasinski stars as tough guy, Jack Silver, who joins a secret club of soldiers that lay low as the last resort for the U.S military. But when the state goes under attack, these men are the only ones left to help.... Continue Reading