Not since Bad Boys and Armageddon has a Michael Bay film received widely positive reviews. Hated by Transformers and Ninja Turtles fans, you only have to do a quick Google search to feel the irk of comic book lovers everywhere and anyone who ever thought that a good plot is what makes a good film. See below:
But YouTube channel Every Frame a Painting has attempted to do the impossible, prove Michael Bay’s importance within the realm of cinematography, directing and producing. In under nine minutes, Tony from E.F.P. explains what ‘Bayhem’ is and how Michael Bay is a layering master, deconstructing his bag of tricks and showing the cinematic silver lining to Bay’s male gaze. Described as ‘the past with a bit of stank on them’ this is worth the watch for even the most prudent of Bay’s critics.