We're big fans of Tony Zhou's cinematic analyses, but we're especially fond of his recent breakdown of Michael Bay's visual approach, which manages to acknowledge the director's knack for spectacle while identifying him as a slave to his own system – a gratuitous, over-evolved action style we love to hate.
Michael Bay is rebooting his own franchise...that is only six years old. In two summers, Bay will release Transformers 4, thus continuing the Bayhem. This is not entirely surprising, given that the vremp-vremp-vremp movies print their own money. On the plus side, maybe this "reboot" means they'll kill off Shia…
You know we're sluts for any sort of FX miniature carnage. ILM has just released this excellent behind-the-scenes look at the FX work on Transformers. It's packed with exploding miniatures!
Optimus is not happy about the lack of communication between Autobots and Earthlings — now the space robot has to clean up our mess... again! Watch Michael Bay's latest Transformers trailer now.
Here's a brand new TV spot for Transformers: Dark Of The Moon that aired during the Daytona 500 and unleashed a handful of new NASCAR Transformers.
Could Michael Bay be explaining to NASA how to get the space shuttle program back on track? Or is he preparing his own totally awesome shuttle explosion? What do you think is going on in this new set pic from Transformers 3?
Will Transformers 3's 3-D footage be as beautiful as Avatar's, or as ugly as Last Airbender's? Even though Michael Bay shot the film in 3-D, some sources claim the result wasn't usable, forcing him to use the dreaded 3-D-post-conversion process.
College Humor has a ridiculously well done run down of the Social Network remade by other directors such as Guillermo del Toro, Michael Bay and Wes Anderson. Clearly, GDT's Facebook Monster is the coolest version.
While Michael Bay is location-scouting on the Space Coast of Florida, home of the Kennedy center, details are spilling out about the next Transformers film. Which sounds like it has even more aliens in it this time around.
Oscar winner Frances McDormand, Oscar nominee John Malkovich, and a Ferrari have all been cast in Michael Bay's Transformers 3. Who will play the giant red robot with robot testicles? Check out Bay's T3 update letter.
M&Ms have been rampaging through our greatest entertainment worlds for years now, with hideous Star Wars and Oz ads. But seeing Michael Bay's face on an M&M and Optimus Prime shilling peanut-butter-and-jelly M&Ms has actually scarred us for life.
Michael Bay's preferred method of watching robot fights is IMAX, all the way. Why? Because he added special scenes to his Transformers movie just for the ginormous screen. "I created a slightly longer cut with more robot fighting." Bay told fans on his message boards. "Four scenes were shot on IMAX cameras, so the…
We've got a round-up of stills from the sets of Transformers: Revenge Of The Fallen, along with 22 shiny high res. stills full of splosions and Autobots, for your robot enjoyment. Roll out, and take a stab at the caption.
Paramount has whipped up a handy little Transformers roll call list for Michael Bay's sequel. So who made the cut?
Ignoring anything and everything that director Michael Bay may have said about Transformers 2 not being the middle chapter of anything, Paramount announced yesterday that Transformers 3 will be released on July 1st, 2011.
Peter Cullen may not be the only 1980s Transformers cartoon veteran to arrive on the big screen, if a message board post from Revenge of the Fallen's Michael Bay is anything to go by.
New York Magazine cornered Shia's camera mom, Julie White about Transformers: Revenge Of The Fallen and asked her which 'bots made the final cut. Her adorable response: "No. I don't know anything about a Transformer. I call them all Megadad. But the big one is called, like, Mega-mega-megger-megalomania. But I always…
The splodey Transformer trailer smashed all our minds (and Optimus Primes' face as well). But wait, there's more than just robot carnage. We broke down each still for all the secret goodness.
Will there never be peace in the world of giant fighting-bots? Apparently not, if Michael Bay has anything to do about it. Bay has finally admitted he'd love to McG's Terminators fight his Transformers.