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'13 Hours' and 'Cartel Land': Cries and Whispers

Michael Berkowitz | Posted 01.25.2016 | Entertainment
Michael Berkowitz

13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi and Cartel Land are two current films about vigilante actions. While they share common roots and concerns, both films end up worlds apart.

Sorry, Fox News: Benghazi Film Isn’t Really About Hillary

The Huffington Post | Gabriel Arana | Posted 01.21.2016 | Media

Congressional Republicans have spent more than $20 million so far trying to prove that Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton mishandled...

Benghazi Movie Wouldn't Have Flopped If GOP Congressman Darrell Issa Wrote the Script

James Schlarmann | Posted 01.20.2016 | Comedy
James Schlarmann

Director Michael Bay's action film about the September 11th, 2012 attack on a U.S. compound building in Benghazi, Libya is flopping, badly, and at least one Republican congressman thinks it's because they didn't have him write the script.

Movie Review: 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi...An Important Film

Carole Mallory | Posted 01.15.2016 | Entertainment
Carole Mallory

Michael Bay does it again. Terrific ensemble acting. Great sound track and incredible cinematography which pulls you into the action and does not le...

Zaki's Review: 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi

Zaki Hasan | Posted 01.15.2016 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

Why did it happen? Who did it? Why did they do it. We don't get any of that. Instead, what we do get is hordes of encroaching brown people, whose numbers don't seem to diminish no matter how many bullets are unloaded into them.

Michael Bay’s Net Worth Is Pretty Insane

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 01.05.2016 | Entertainment

Michael Bay has blown up robots and shot up police squads on the big screen for 21 years, to the tune of almost $6 billion at the global box office. T...

Watch Benghazi Veterans Recount The Events Depicted In Michael Bay's '13 Hours'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 11.09.2015 | Entertainment

The moviegoing world still has plenty left on its 2015 calendar, but buzz for next year's releases has already begun to escalate. The Huffington Post ...

The Trailer For Benghazi Film '13 Hours' Is Here, And It Looks Seriously Intense

The Huffington Post | Madeline Kaplan | Posted 07.29.2015 | Entertainment

The first trailer for Michael Bay's "13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi" debuted on Tuesday, and it sets a pretty clear tone for the dark, inte...

Michael Bay Might Secretly Be A Genius, Despite His Awful Movies

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 07.08.2015 | Comedy

[EXPLOSION.] Michael Bay movies are not looked at for their acting, writing or quality in general. They're mostly seen as "summer popcorn movies," whi...

Movie Review: Mad Max: Fury Road -- Taking the Long Way

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.12.2016 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

"Fury Road" is less a sequel than a reimagining of this post-apocalyptic mythology.

'Girls' Just Got A Michael Bay Remake And Now Nothing Makes Sense Anymore

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 03.25.2015 | Comedy

Not even the Transformers could save Michael Bay's latest project. This new spoof of "Girls" imagines what it would be like if Bay directed the HBO...

Hollywood Creatives and Theme Park Fans Appreciate the Universal Difference

Jim Hill | Posted 01.10.2015 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

So maybe it's not just Hollywood creatives who are newly aware of what Universal Parks & Resorts can do. But a whole new generation of theme park fans who have finally learned to appreciate the Universal difference.

The Joy of Judging and Why Michael Bay Gets to Keep on Making Movies

Troy Campbell | Posted 11.29.2014 | Entertainment
Troy Campbell

Well, modern consumer scientific research finally has an answer to this puzzling question. And the answer is not just the world has poor taste in movies. The answer is we love judging, or in this case, bashing Bay.

If Michael Bay Directed 'Up'...

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 08.18.2014 | Comedy

You remember "Up," the 2009 Pixar charmer about an elderly widower who sails away in a house that can fly thanks to thousands of balloons, right? Reme...

Half-Baked Heroes on the Half-Shell: Hour of the Wolf Movie Review of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Dan Persons | Posted 08.14.2014 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

In two weeks, we've had two films that want nothing more than to entertain us with some adrenaline-packed, fantastic storytelling. How each goes about the task, and how successful each is, says a lot about the filmmakers, how they regard this genre, and what they think of their audience.

Zaki's Review: 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' (2014)

Zaki Hasan | Posted 10.09.2014 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

While this picture benefits from motion-captured CGI portrayals of the titular teens that leap, twist, and bound through a digitally-created New York cityscape with unquestionable aplomb, it comes undone.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: A Hoot and a Half

Carole Mallory | Posted 10.06.2014 | Entertainment
Carole Mallory

What was a senior citizen doing at a screening of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles? Having a good time, that's what!

Megan Fox, and 9 Other Women Michael Bay Added to Our Desktop Wallpapers

AskMen.com | Posted 09.13.2014 | Entertainment
AskMen.com

If we go back over the past 20 years, we can really see that not much has changed when it comes to his casting process. But that doesn't mean we shouldn't take the time to make sure we really see the journey up close. So... let's meet Bay's babes.

Watch Passive Aggressive Film Critics 'Compliment' Michael Bay

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 07.08.2014 | Comedy

Michael Bay's new movie, "Transformers: Age of Extinction," has already made more than $400 million at the box office, but that hasn't stopped film cr...

Not OK, Michael Bay: Transformers: Age of Extinction Sexually Objectifies an Underage Girl

Nikki Gloudeman | Posted 09.01.2014 | Women
Nikki Gloudeman

It's one thing for a movie to be bad -- and good lord, is Transformers: Age of Extinction bad. It's another for a movie to sanction 1) the sexual objectification of underage girls, 2) statutory rape, and 3) idiotic women who need strong men to save them.

Transformers: Age of Extinction Is Exactly What You Think It Is

Lelia Nebeker | Posted 08.31.2014 | Entertainment
Lelia Nebeker

The only thing Transformers movies do better than CGI robot fights and mass destruction of major cities is seamless product placement.

The Secret of 'Transformers' Success: Being Transformative

Gene Del Vecchio | Posted 08.31.2014 | Entertainment
Gene Del Vecchio

In today's world, most sequels become extinct, literally, because they are dreadfully bad. While it may appear that the basic narrative for this sequel was the same as in the past, it was not.

5 Reasons People With Brains Shouldn't See 'Transformers: Age Of Extinction'

Olivia Cole | Posted 08.31.2014 | Entertainment
Olivia Cole

Explosions substituting for character development. General cinematic bloatedness. You know these things. But in case your instincts need a little sharpening, I will save you your money -- and a precious three hours of your precious life.

The MovieFilm Podcast: Talking Transformers: Age of Extinction!

Zaki Hasan | Posted 08.31.2014 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

We're joined by Andrew Farago, who talks up his new book, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Ultimate Visual History as well as the new trailer for the upcoming Turtles reboot. And then we launch into a full-steam-ahead, spoilers-galore conversation about Michael Bay's latest (greatest?) Transformers opus.

Christopher Rosen

Here's What It's Like To Write 'Transformers'

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Rosen | Posted 06.28.2014 | Entertainment

As writer of three "Transformers" films, including the just released "Transformers: Age of Extinction," Ehren Kruger has used his keyboard to imagine ...