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Michael Bay, reviled by critics and beloved by fanboys, couldn’t care less if you hated Transformers 3.
“My films always get a bad rap critically,” he tells us. “It’s like, ‘OK, whatever.’ Say what you want about Transformers 3, but 120 million people saw it. There’s a point where you just have to stop caring because you know your audience and you got to do what you do. Some people like it, some people hate it.”
His new movie, “Pain and Gain,” is out today. Check out Marlow Stern’s interview with the director as he dishes on on Roger Ebert, George Lucas, and easing up a bit.
Dick Cheney is unapologetic in a new Sundance documentary, The World According to Dick Cheney
Jake Gyllenhaal says his ‘End of Watch’ co-star Michael Peña is a big fan of the “b” and “d” words.
So, next time you come home on a Saturday night and see “Mr. and Mrs. Smith” on your parents’ TV stand, don’t stick around to say hello. Go directly to your room and fall asleep.
To our elderly friends, get some.
(Background: The AARP tweeted us a few of these links after we tweeted our story about folks in their 60s, 70s, 80s having sex, which is worth a read if you ever plan on aging and want to continue having the sexies.)
On the left is Abraham Lincoln. On the right is Daniel Day-Lewis (as Abraham Lincoln). Wow.
Julian Mora: “The overall story, I didn’t love,” says Mora, 42, who has been dancing for 23 years. “I’ve had so many friends in this industry who are able to make their dreams come true because of the people they meet at their shows. You never know who’s in the audience.”
“Jaws” Premiered On This Date In 1975
Directed by Hollywood’s newest wunderkind, Steven Spielberg, from a screenplay written by Benchley and Carl Gottlieb, “Jaws” is a grisly film, often ugly as sin, which achieves precisely what it set out to accomplish - scare the hell out of you. As such, it’s destined to become a classic the way all truly terrifying movies, good or bad, become classics of a kind.
Newsweek June 23, 1975
Well, safe to say our review was spot on. 1975 Newsweek subscribers, you’re welcome.
The only mashup of New York City being utterly destroyed in the movies you’ll ever need to watch.