Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Watch: The 6 Ingredients Needed to Make a Film like Michael Bay

Grab some low angles, circular camera movements, and more explosions than you can shake a stick of dynamite at, and you’ve got yourself a Michael Bay film.

Some people just want to watch the world burn, and if his films are any indication, one of those people is director Michael Bay. Whether you love his work or hate it, the Transformers director certainly knows how to get an audience’s attention. In this hilarious video, the Studio Binder team, yes, totally pokes fun at the director’s obsession with speed, hot chicks, and explosions, but also provides some great insight into how to craft a heart-pumping action flick. Check it out below.

From Bad Boys to Transformers, Michael Bay has made a career out of blowing stuff up and making things look super epic and sexy on-screen, whether it’s Martin Lawrence defying death as a Miami detective or Megan Fox turning working on a motorcycle into a sex act. This brand of cinema has been dubbed “Bayhem” and it certainly has its hallmarks, many of which were mentioned in the video above.

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Watch: The 6 Ingredients Needed to Make a Film like Michael Bay

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