Wednesday, June 24, 2009

The Bad News? Robo flop: ‘Transformers’ fans should not seek ‘Revenge’

Fie, robot. Nobody does the art of wretched excess onscreen better than Michael Bay, the Wizard of Duhs and Maestro of Mayhem.

Bay has now directed a sequel to his 2007 global blockbuster “Transformers,” a film based on a Hasbro toy, and - guess what? - his idea for outdoing himself is to make the second installment even longer than the first and not to provide a press kit for reviewers (aye, Bay, damn the critics).