How Michael Bay creates the cinematic equivalent of crack cocaine

What makes Michael Bay films unique?
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The latest Transformers movie grossed over a billion dollars, despite being almost universally panned. How? Tony Zhou analyzes the Bay style: "movement of the camera, movement of the background, movement of the actors, expansion of time." Then do that in every single scene to create maximum epic bigness, regardless of whether it makes sense or not.

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Ryan Cooper

Ryan Cooper is a national correspondent at TheWeek.com. His work has appeared in the Washington Monthly, The New Republic, and the Washington Post.