Does It Ever Rain In A Michael Bay Movie? – PAIN & GAIN (2013)

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This series focuses on the one and only Michael Bay. Attempting to deconstruct his filmography, one film at a time. The ideas explored here may or may not end up in my Dissertation about Michael Bay and Post-Cinema.

And to answer the question: Does it ever rain in a Michael Bay movie?

After blowing up Chicago, and saying he was done with the TRANSFORMERS movies (for about 10 minutes and then signed on for a fourth one), he made a smaller film, PAIN & GAIN.

Starring Mark Wahlberg, Dwayne Johnson, and Anthony Mackie. “Unfortunately…”, the opening narration declares, “Unfortunately this is a true story.”

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Does It Ever Rain In A Michael Bay Movie? – TRANSFORMERS: DARK OF THE MOON (2011)

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This series focuses on the one and only Michael Bay. Attempting to deconstruct his filmography, one film at a time. The ideas explored here may or may not end up in my Dissertation about Michael Bay and Post-Cinema.

And to answer the question: Does it ever rain in a Michael Bay movie?

After making more money with the sequel, work promptly started on, what at the time Bay called his final TRANSFORMERS film. A trilogy capper with Shia Lebeouf, TRANSFORMERS: DARK OF THE MOON has Bay go all out.

The third film adds more mythology, more explosions, more Robots, and the largest action set-piece Bay has attempted thus far.

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Does It Ever Rain In A Michael Bay Movie? – TRANSFORMERS: REVENGE OF THE FALLEN (2009)

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This series focuses on the one and only Michael Bay. Attempting to deconstruct his filmography, one film at a time. The ideas explored here may or may not end up in my Dissertation about Michael Bay and Post-Cinema.

And to answer the question: Does it ever rain in a Michael Bay movie?

TRANSFORMERS was a massive success. Naturally audiences wanted more of the same. But after the Spielbergian/Bay mashup of the first film, TRANSFORMERS: REVENGE OF THE FALLEN ended up becoming a critically derided mess.

It had something to do with the Writer’s Strike of 07/08, but there is something admirable about the sequel.

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Does It Ever Rain In A Michael Bay Movie? – TRANSFORMERS (2007)

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This series focuses on the one and only Michael Bay. Attempting to deconstruct his filmography, one film at a time. The ideas explored here may or may not end up in my Dissertation about Michael Bay and Post-Cinema.

And to answer the question: Does it ever rain in a Michael Bay movie?

After THE ISLAND, Michael Bay, Steven Spielberg and Dreamworks set about tackling a live action adaptation of a beloved animated 80s TV series and movie. TRANSFORMERS was released in 2007, and promptly spawned 4 sequels and one spin-off (so-far).

But why is the series so derided? They made ALL the money, surely they have to be successful at something.

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Does It Ever Rain In A Michael Bay Movie? – THE ISLAND (2005)

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This series focuses on the one and only Michael Bay. Attempting to deconstruct his filmography, one film at a time. The ideas explored here may or may not end up in my Dissertation about Michael Bay and Post-Cinema.

And to answer the question: Does it ever rain in a Michael Bay movie?

After the unhinged Bayness of BAD BOYS II, Steven Spielberg called up Michael Bay to direct a sci-fi film for Dreamworks, THE ISLAND.

What followed is Michael Bay’s first box-office failure.

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Does It Ever Rain In A Michael Bay Movie? – BAD BOYS II (2003)

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This series focuses on the one and only Michael Bay. Attempting to deconstruct his filmography, one film at a time. The ideas explored here may or may not end up in my Dissertation about Michael Bay and Post-Cinema.

And to answer the question: Does it ever rain in a Michael Bay movie?

“You ain’t seen BAD BOYS II?!?”

That’s it. Thats the introduction.

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