If Matthew Marsden is really honored to hang out with anti-gay, religious-right hate mongers -- and that's who he flew halfway across the country to be with in private -- then he should do it in the light of day.
The U.S. Secretary of Ed. thinks a college should have a 40% graduation rate of its basketball players to be eligible for the NCAA tournament. Sounds good, but won't this foster more shenanigans with athletes' grades?
The fact that it is considered preposterous for a writer to not dismiss Bay's work in the most vehement of terms points up a dramatic disconnect between the critical community and the movie-going audience.