There are filmmakers we love and then there’s Michael Bay. Even if you dislike him (as I do), Bay has something valuable to teach us about visual perception. This is an exploration of “Bayhem” — his style of camera movement, composition and editing that creates something overblown, dynamic and distinct.
For educational purposes only. You can follow me at twitter.com/tonyszhou
For further reading/viewing, I recommend
Letterboxd user sydney’s review of Bad Boys 2: bit.ly/1iZe7SX
Michael Bay watches West Side Story: nyti.ms/Vg7ErY
Werner Herzog Talks About Wrestlemania & Anna Nicole Smith: bit.ly/VfQ9Iu
The Sound Defects - Take Out
Leonard Bernstein - West Side Story Overture
Radiohead - I Might Be Wrong
Excellent video revisit to David Fincher’s Alien 3.
The Wolverine; Much better than the first, loved the characters & story, Hugh Jackman portrays Wolverine as fierce & unrelenting, perfect
The Conjuring; Amazing haunted house film, gave me goosebumps multiple times, I loved it, really frightening without cheap scares.