Inside The Writers Room Of The New Transformers Movie

While director Michael Bay might not be known in film circles for his nuance or profound cinematic leaps forward, one thing is undeniable: his films resonate. Transformers grossed $319 million, and Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen grossed over $400 million and was second only to Avatar in box office gross for 2009.… » 6/06/15 1:38am 6/06/15 1:38am

Being inside a Porsche engine factory is like being inside a Transformer

This video is fascinating because it let's us pretend to be a fly on the wall of a Porsche 911 engine assembly line. There's no annoying soundtrack, no voiceover explaining what's happening, we're just seeing humans and machines teaming up to create beautiful, powerful engines that purr the best cars. » 12/23/14 9:06pm 12/23/14 9:06pm

Paramount Thinks Transformers 4 May Be The Best Picture Of The Year

Because they've just taken out an ad asking the Academy to consider the movie about giant robots blowin' shit up for Best Picture, as well as pretty much every other available Oscar. Transformers 4 was the least egregiously awful movie in the franchise, but does that achievement make it Oscar-worthy? I say thee nay. » 12/09/14 6:40am 12/09/14 6:40am

How A Small, Open-Source Automaker Got Their Car In Transformers 4

Local Motors marketing guy Buddy Crisp pulled off a great get convincing Michael Bay and friends to put the Rally Fighter off-roader in Transformers 4: My Big Fat Robot Wedding Strikes Back. Here's what Crisp had to say about his car starring in the (second?) most successful film franchise based on a toy. » 7/02/14 3:24pm 7/02/14 3:24pm

This Transforming, Driving Busker Is The Best Transformer Ever

Most Transformers are terrible, because they're really great, but then they're not real, because they're a cartoon, or a toy, or components of a Michael Bay film made entirely to sell toys. But this transforming busker that actually drives around is the best Transformer ever, because it brings Transformers to life. » 5/17/14 10:13am 5/17/14 10:13am