Tag Archives: Michael Bay

“Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” To Get An Out-Of-This-World Reboot.

Speaking to ComingSoon, producer Michael Bay lets slip that he has a slightly different origin story in mind for the pizza-loving turtles who take their roots from the cult Eastman/Laird comic book: “When you see this movie, kids are going … Continue reading

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Michael Bay To Direct Next Transformers Flick, Will Reboot Franchise.

Oh … hurray. Maybe if we’re really lucky it’ll be in 3D, as well. Via an MTV News interview with producer Lorenzo di Bonaventura comes this soul-destroying report: “Michael’s going to direct it and it will be in the summer … Continue reading

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Today Is Pearl Harbor Day in the U.S.

Today marks the 70th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor Naval Station in Hawaii. It occurs to me that even the youngest sailors serving that day are now into their late 80s, which means the generation that lived … Continue reading

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Making The “Intelligent” Blockbuster: Critic Blasts Big Hollywood’s Contempt For Moviegoers.

In his new book “The Good, The Bad and the Multiplex,” Observer of London and 5 Live film critic Mark Kermode issues a scathing critique of the film industry and the alleged contempt that big studio film directors allegedly harbor … Continue reading

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Universal Brings The Hammer Down.

The Wrap has an interesting take today on Universal’s decision to pull the plug on “Ouija,“ its horror film based on the Hasbro board game of the same name. The decision to kill $190 million “Ouija” project marks the third … Continue reading

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