Pain & Gain

Posted: April 26, 2013 at 2:22 a.m.

In order to consider Michael Bay a controversial filmmaker, there would have to be enough of a population out there that doesn’t believe him to be a calculating opportunist — a bombastic hack who has consistently shot for the lowest common denominator, and produced little but a steady stream of adolescent, summertime drivel and driven it down our throats like cough syrup — to argue otherwise.

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MovieStyle, Pages 27 on 04/26/2013