Quick Cuts: TMNT enter development hell, Lone Ranger gets a bigger budget and more

Michael Bay’s fan-maligned Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles remake has been shot down by Paramount, at least for the time being. It’s been pushed back until Summer 2014, due to issues with the script. Apparently, no one thought a reboot in which the TURTLES are aliens was an issue, but are learning that now. (Source: Vulture) […]

Michael Bay, Savior of 3D? Transformers: Dark of the Moon getting brightness upgrade

Brightness in 3D is a notable problem. There is a moment when you’re at a 3D film, right when they ask you to put on your glasses that the lens noticeably shifts and brightness drops. It’s irritating, particularly when you’ve shelled out extra cash so that Johnny Depp’s dreadlocks will come right at you. But […]

Posted on June 23, 2011 at 18:42 by Lincoln Eddy · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Trisha’s Quote of the Day: Figuring out Michael Bay’s id

Could you sum up the film in one line of its dialogue? “I am standing directly beneath the enemy’s scrotum.” —Topless Robot‘s Rob Bricken (and my former managing editor at Anime Insider) tries to explain everything you never needed to know about Transformers 2: Revenge of the Fallen

Posted on July 1, 2009 at 05:13 by Trisha Lynn · Permalink · 2 Comments
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Michael Bay is awesome, apparently

This clever bit of self-parody, an ad for Verizon’s FiOS TV and FiOS Internet Services, is more entertaining than every Michael Bay movie I’ve seen combined. Considering how ass my AT&T DSL connection is, fiber-optic internet — with speeds up to “50 Mbps or 30 Mbps downstream and 20 Mbps or 5 Mbps upstream, depending […]

Posted on February 20, 2008 at 13:52 by Gordon@MovieMakeout · Permalink · One Comment
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