The only thing I give this hack props for is that he doesn't care what anyone thinks, and he makes the kind of movies he wants. It wouldn't be so bad if he actually knew how to carry a plot. His Transformers franchise comes to mind... I can't remember any other movies cluttered with so much ridiculous bullshit.
As a money maker and marketer you almost have to love Michael Bay. He's profitable and knows how to make a movie which makes money. He's primarily an action director. Usually this gives people an excuse to say, "Well, he's allowed to make bad movies, he's an action director." This comes mostly from the divide amongst movie goers that once you start using visual flair or cheap action then you've missed the point of story and narration. I disagree. Movies … more