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Hollywood Creatives and Theme Park Fans Appreciate the Universal Difference

Jim Hill | Posted 11.10.2014 | 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.

'TMNT' Dominates 'Guardians' In Box Office Shocker

AP | DERRIK J. LANG | Posted 10.10.2014 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" sliced off $65 million at the weekend box office. Paramount Pictures' comic-book adaptation featu...

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.

'Transformers' Breaks 2014 Box Office High

AP | DERRIK J. LANG | Posted 08.29.2014 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Transformers: Age of Extinction" is ruling the box office. The fourth installment in filmmaker Michael Bay's morphing robots se...

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 ...

The Worst Things Written About 'Transformers: Age Of Extinction'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 06.27.2014 | Entertainment

Michael Bay's noisy "Transformers" series returns to the big screen this weekend for the fourth time in seven years. Again it'll muster the sad inevit...

Is 'Transformers: Age Of Extinction' Worth Your Money?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 06.27.2014 | Entertainment

"Transformers: Age of Extinction" is such a big movie that it actually starts with the extinction of the dinosaurs. After that, things jump ahead to o...

Zaki's Review: Transformers: Age of Extinction

Zaki Hasan | Posted 08.26.2014 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

Age of Extinction is still a Michael Bay Transformers movie, with everything that implies. Nonetheless, it manages to navigate the perimeter of that specific box with a good deal more aplomb than I'd have expected after my nerve-deadening, sleep-inducing experience with the previous two films.

Week in Film: Begin Again, Whitey and More

Marshall Fine | Posted 08.24.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Begin Again comes from writer-director John Carney, who burst forth with Once a few years ago. This film, which stars Keira Knightly and Mark Ruffalo (among others), captures the same blend of wistful emotions and life-affirming musical energy as that 2006 hit.

Actor Chris Sheffield of Michael Bay's The Last Ship Discusses His Audition, Character & Favorite Restaurant

Ilana Rapp | Posted 08.17.2014 | Entertainment
Ilana Rapp

I was unsure what to expect when interviewing Chris Sheffield, and I must say, I was more than impressed! He's humble, well spoken and truly has a love for his craft.

15 Signs The Return Of Soulja Boy Is Upon Us

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak & Lauren Zupkus | Posted 06.17.2014 | Entertainment

We tried to ignore it. We tried to pretend like it wasn't happening. But the time has come for us all to accept the truth: Soulja Boy has returned. ...

Apocalypse When? The End of the World in Pop Culture

Marshall Fine | Posted 08.11.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

When I would complain about some trivial disappointment as a child (or even a teen -- and, really, disappointments at that age never feel as trivial as they are), my mother would say, "Well, it's not the end of the world." Fortunately, she didn't live to see contemporary pop culture.

The Best Parts Of The New 'Transformers' Trailer

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 05.15.2014 | Entertainment

Fans of the last "Transformers: Age of Extinction" trailer (raises hand) will find much delight in the new teaser for Michael Bay's forthcoming blockb...

Here's Your First Glimpse Of All Four Ninja Turtles

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 05.02.2014 | Entertainment

The second trailer for the upcoming "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" film is here, and even though just about every clip is the same as the first traile...