Tag: michael bay

Super Cops II (Bad Boys II, 2003)

The Boys are back. The bickering couple stuff returns.  The hot babes as props returns.  The Gay subtext of the relationship of Lowrey and Burnett is here again. The fast and confusing visuals are back. Honestly, I found the second Bad Boys film painfully… Continue Reading “Super Cops II (Bad Boys II, 2003)”

Super Cops (Bad Boys, 1995)

In 1995 Will Smith was still primarily known as the Fresh Prince (with a lot of acclaim for his role in Six Degrees of Separation) and Martin Lawrence was riding high with a successful sitcom, stand-up and supporting roles in film. And Michael Bay?… Continue Reading “Super Cops (Bad Boys, 1995)”

Let’s Visit Texas Part 5 (The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, 2003)

People stopped trying to make sequels and the franchise looked to be quietly slipping into history.  Then, in the early 2000’s Michael Bay formed Platinum Dunes and purchased the rights to the Texas Chainsaw Massacre.  Instead of going the sequel route, Bay opted for… Continue Reading “Let’s Visit Texas Part 5 (The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, 2003)”

Alien Bomb Coming Through! (Transformers: Age of Extinction, 2015)

The title of the review comes from an actual line in the film.  Of course, nothing seems to challenge Michael Bay’s toy based Franchise…as of this writing there are three more films (one being a Bumblebee spinoff film) in the pipeline.  There is no… Continue Reading “Alien Bomb Coming Through! (Transformers: Age of Extinction, 2015)”

Moonshine (Transformers: Dark of the Moon,2011)

So the Autobots came to earth in an attempt to escape with a weapon the Decepticons wanted.  It was lost when it bumped into our moon.  On board is Sentinal Prime.  Turns out when they established Optimus was the Last Prime in the previous… Continue Reading “Moonshine (Transformers: Dark of the Moon,2011)”

What Script? (Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, 2009)

The story goes that they started filming the movie without a full script.  Not a rough script…an unfinished script lacking an end…among other things.  It is a real mess of ideas and makes for a completely incoherent film.  Sam goes to college, leaves Mikaela… Continue Reading “What Script? (Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, 2009)”

It Meets The Eye (Transformers, 2007)

When it was announced that there was a live action Transformers movie on the way, former kids everywhere rejoiced.  Even when it was announced that Eye Candy & Explosions Master Michael Bay was directing the film, we did not let that stop our hopes… Continue Reading “It Meets The Eye (Transformers, 2007)”

Shell Shocked (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, 2014)

Anytime I see Michael Bay’s name attached to something, I instantly start lowering any expectations I might have.  I have reached a point where disappointment is near impossible. In a case like the updated Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Bay put it in the hands… Continue Reading “Shell Shocked (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, 2014)”