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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 07.02.2014 | 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 07.01.2014 | 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 07.01.2014 | 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 07.01.2014 | 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 07.01.2014 | 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 06.30.2014 | 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 06.26.2014 | 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 06.24.2014 | 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 06.17.2014 | 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 06.11.2014 | 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...

With 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' Underway, Megan Fox Is Suddenly Loving Michael Bay

The Huffington Post | Liat Kornowski | Posted 04.14.2014 | Entertainment

Looks like Megan Fox has reconciled with Michael Bay after their infamous feud in 2009. In an interview last week with Entertainment Weekly for her...

Michael Bay's Meltdown and How fo Overcome Fear

Tom Alderman | Posted 04.06.2014 | Business
Tom Alderman

There aren't too many of us who don't get some level of debilitating schpilkis when asked to talk in front of people. It can be truly unsettling. But the reality is, in business -- as in relationships -- HOW you say things is more impactful than WHAT you say.

First Look At 'Transformers 4'

Posted 02.03.2014 | Entertainment

Paramount unveiled a first look at "Transformers: Age of Extinction," the fourth "Transformers" film, during Super Bowl XLVIII on Sunday night. The fi...

Losing it Live: Michael Bay at Samsung

Connie Dieken | Posted 03.10.2014 | Business
Connie Dieken

You can now witness your worst nightmare if you deliver presentations: embarrassing yourself on stage. In this case, it happened to famed film directo...

WATCH: 'Transformers' Director Falls Apart On Stage

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology

LAS VEGAS -- Michael Bay certainly knows how to wow a crowd. The Hollywood director and producer abruptly walked off stage during a Samsung press c...

Michael Bay Did Not Apologize For 'Transformers'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 12.06.2013 | Entertainment

Michael Bay wants "Transformers" fans to know that he would never issue a mea culpa about their beloved franchise. "No I did not 'apologize' for an...

Young Man on the Run: Catching Up With Shia LaBeouf and Charlie Countryman

Jason Apuzzo | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Jason Apuzzo

Shia LaBeouf can't keep still. That's what stands out when you meet the voluble 27 year-old star of the new indie thriller-romance Charlie Countryman.

Large Appliance Attacks on Directors: Michael Bay Just the Latest

Dan Mirvish | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Dan Mirvish

Though rare, the incident is far from the only case of large appliances being used to attack film directors.