Thursday May 16
Japan Has an Insane Number of "Armageddon" Flicks
Armageddon was released worldwide in 1998. But since 2007, every year without fail, there has been a new " Armageddon" movie in Japan.
Tue May 14, 2013
Pumped for Pain and Gain
Forget the Mayans, the end of the world starts now. Why, you ask? Because, surely hell must be on the verge of freezing over or I wouldn't be about to write a positive review of a Michael Bay film.
Miami's Community Newspapers
True Miami crime meets comedy in Pain & Gain
It was a story that shook the Magic City. A story so shocking, that it's difficult to believe.
Thu May 09, 2013
JJ Abrams on Star Trek: 'I've come to love it'
The director took some flak after his first Trek film by admitting he wasn't a fan of the TV series.
Wed May 08, 2013
Movie Review: Pain & Gain
Rating: R Length: 129 minutes Release Date: April 26, 2013 Directed by: Michael Bay Genre: Action/Comedy/Crime Stars: 3.5 out of 5 The latest offering from director Michael Bay , "Pain & Gain" is not what viewers may be expecting.
Tue May 07, 2013
Cinema Blend News
Michael Bay's Action Drama The Last Ship Goes To Series At TNT
Though he's better known for his feature work, Michael Bay has been branching out into television lately.
Monsters and Critics
TV tweak of the day: Starz's 'Black Sails'
Check out the preview of the Starz original series "Black Sails" from executive producer Michael Bay, starring Toby Stephens, Luke Arnold, Tom Hopper and Jessica Parker Kennedy.
Sat May 04, 2013
Pain & Gain: A hilariously brutal glimpse into hell
Michael Bay is not known for doing small-budgeted, character driven films. Quite the opposite, actually.
Digital Post Production
Who Has The Remote? Defends Michael Bay and Armageddon Amidst Controversy
Who Has The Remote? today announced its support for Michael Bay , director of multiple blockbuster films, and his 1998 film Armageddon.
Thu May 02, 2013
North Coast Journal Weekly Politics
Reviews PAIN & GAIN. It's all too easy to hate on Michael Bay. I know because I used to do it all the time.
Film Review: Pain & Gain
As a certain hardly recognizable, high-octane account of Pearl Harbour testifies, "based on actual events" is not a common or comfortable modus operandi for director Michael Bay, whose latest chaotic romp across the silver screen opened Friday.
Wed May 01, 2013
Pain & Gain wants to kick your ass
Not long after Paul Verhoeven directed Showgirls , French filmmaker Jacques Rivette told an interviewer the movie was about "surviving in a world populated by assholes." I thought of this line often while watching Michael Bay's Pain & Gain , which opened last week and is currently the number one box office attraction in the U.S. Nearly all the ... (more)
The Huffington Post
Steve Jablonsky, 'Pain And Gain' Composer, On Working With Michael Bay
Millions of people have heard Steve Jablonsky's music , even if they've never heard of Steve Jablonsky.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
The Huffington Post
100 Percent Perfect
Universal praise is a rare thing, and perhaps no one knows that better than filmmakers, who are subjected to criticism at almost every turn.
It appears that whenever Mark Wahlberg brings his world of hurt to movie marquees, audience members are the ones who will be left aching.
10 Things You Didn't Know About Michael Bay
Everybody's always picking on Michael Bay. You know, because of 'Transformers, 'Transformers 2' and pretty much every other film he's directed.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
A brand new (Michael) Bay
With "Pain & Gain," the director best known for action-packed films such as the "Transformers" franchise and "Armageddon" goes decidedly smaller, though no less hefty in the over-the-top nature.
Sun Apr 28, 2013
Weekend Box Office Report: 'Pain and Gain' Leads a Slow Weekend
Some will call this a slow weekend, but it may be better to think of it as the calm before the storm.
The Austin Chronicle
Five Things Baymageddon Taught Me
Now you might call it Stockholm Syndrome, but I'll concede: After 10 straight hours of Michael Bay movies last weekend, it's hard not to admit that he's a pretty damn fine film maker.
Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch
The Ten Best Performances in Michael Bay Movies
Michael Bay has a certain reputation. He makes big movies about digital robots and robotlike humans; he flips cars and explodes cars, and sometimes he flips a car and explodes it in mid-air. You might think Bay doesn't really care about his actors - that he's too busy focusing on the special effects to care about the talking meatbags who ... (more)