Created to cash in on the highly successful slasher flick Halloween which came out in 1978, Friday The 13th revolves around Jason Voorhees, a child who drowned at a school camp. Initially, he's the motive for the killings, and later the killer himself, as anyone who tries to stay on Crystal Lake falls under the… Continue reading Horror Franchise: Friday The 13th (1980 – 2009)
Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Anthony Hopkins, Laura Haddock, Josh Duhamel Director: Michael Bay I know that it's the popular thing to dislike these films. Like if a film is big, and you like it, you couldn't possibly be an intellectual. But you know what? I don't care. I had an awesome time at this movie. I… Continue reading Preview: Transformers: The Last Knight (2017)
Starring: John Krasinski, Pablo Schreiber, James Badge Dale Director: Michael Bay If you've seen a Michael Bay movie you'll know that they're a lot like watching a cartoon and this is no exception. Purporting to tell the true story of one night in Libya where 6 members of a security team must save everyone in… Continue reading 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Bengazi (2016)
A friend of mine recently posted on Facebook some rather witty criticisms about Michael Bay’s filmmaking skills. He asked, why are these films being made if they’re crap? And then laughingly pointed out that it’s because people like him had gone to see them. He was referring to the new Transformers: Age of Extinction movie,… Continue reading Michael Bay, Giant Robots & Emerging Markets: How Hollywood investors are learning to stop worrying and love the kaiju.