Michael Bay Lay's On Blame

Discussion in 'Transformers Movie Discussion' started by San, Jul 9, 2007.

  1. San

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    Very insightful article. But where do you get "blame". What is there to blame? He set the record straight about how things went down.
     
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    Sounded fair to me.
     
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    Awesome. Michael Bay really stood up and told it like it is. Bravo to him.:thumb 
     
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    Micheal Bay Kicks ass!
     
  6. Laser_Optimus

    Laser_Optimus Your opinion was noted. Now get lost. TFW2005 Supporter

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    Ebay:
    Yeah, this was posted on the boards last week (can't find the original thread as it's burried and the search function isn't working) when he posted it in his blog. I'll say now what I said than... bravo to him.

    And I agree, now that the movie has made so much money I doubt anyone remembers what Bay said.
     
  7. KA

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    heh.

    dubious, but i can buy the story actually.

    god i love hollywood.
     
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    Ebay:
    Hmm.. Good thing he took it down, but I think the word is out anyway. He told it how it is (from his perspective), but sometimes it is better to give the illusion that it was a completely cohesive group with the same vision.

    Things may be awkward when they will work together on the next project.
     
  9. smkspy

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    Great article until the end,

    " What these guys did do was stuck with a ‘silly toy movie’ and pushed it around town and kept the faith after everyone turned them down, always with the hope that maybe someone somewhere would make it".

    I just hate how EVERY time he refers to Transformers before he came along they are called stupid, silly, and whatever derogatory word he can come up with.
     
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    dja think?!

    ah, but its hollywood. money talks, shit walks.
     
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    But his blog post was deleted, this way, anyone can see it.
     
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    oh yeah we seen that already :p 
     
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    Because until his film showed them how to take transformers in a relatively 'serious' and realistic light, normal people (studios, execs, the very potential audience who aren't fans) thought Transformers was a bunch of kiddy cartoons based on kiddy toys that had a ridiculous high-concept premise, all of which is true. If you step outside being a fan, before the movie, TF sounds ridiculous.

    His point was that one must give credit to Murphy and Desanto for sticking with a project that almost NOBODY wanted, due to how silly it was.
     
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    The Bayster Has spoken!! Got that you Mothers?!
     
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    Yeah i get that, but does he have to constantly say it though? This isn't the first time that he's referred to Transformers has being stupid. You don't have any other director that I know of going around name calling a franchise. It is just a little uncalled for is all.
     
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    As I recall he only says that when recollecting Spielberg's phonecall to him, and him saying he didn't want to make a silly toy movie.

    Now he's using it in quotation marks. He's not saying it as an insult, but as the perception everybody else in Hollywood (including himself) had of Transformers when Murphy and DeSanto were shopping their treatment around.
     
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    Maybe so , but that's Hollywood!!:rolleyes2 
     
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    Point!!!
     
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    Just shows how much of a stubborn asshole Bay really is, even if he did make an awesome movie...At least he's not as bad as BiNoventura. Now THERE'S a money grubbing glory hugger.
     
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    That's New Hollywood...a bunch of assholes burning bridges on the internet for everyone one to see. :thumb 
     

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