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What Went Wrong With… Michael Bay, The Transformers, & Mainstream American Film?

It’s strange to think that back in the mid-nineties Michael Bay was a credible up-and-coming Action Director who made three enjoyable films back-to-back. Between 1995 and 1998, he Directed ‘Bad Boys’, ‘The Rock’, and ‘Armageddon’ all of which perfectly romanticised 20th Century Americana. In those days, seeing Bay’s […]

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What Went Wrong With… Peter Jackson, The Hobbit, & HFR?

Peter Jackson, the once underrated cult director of low-budget, ultra-gory horror comedies such as Bad Taste and Braindead, has now become synonymous with big-budget adaptations. He has now become an unofficial member to an ever-increasing clique of overrated blockbuster-bullshitters whose inability to enthral audiences or display directorial individuality, […]

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