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‘Pain and Gain’ Review

Pain and Gain review
Paramount Pictures

I watch a lot of 'Project Runway.' My wife likes it -- and, yeah, I like it too. A show dedicated to fashion design that features creative and powerful women is a weird thing to think about while watching a Michael Bay movie but that's exactly what I did during 'Pain and Gain.' Bay could learn a thing or two from that show about editing. Not in the cinematic, cutting shots together sense; that he's got. This is a different kind of editing.

It's the kind that is often called out by the 'Runway' judges when they tell the contestants (I'm paraphrasing), "This is too busy. You need to edit. That blue fuzzy hat that looks like a tribble distracts from the gorgeous, ornately sequined dress. The dress is enough. You don't need the tribble hat. Edit."

A Michael Bay movie -- particularly 'Pain & Gain' -- is a sequined dress with a blue tribble hat.

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Michael Bay’s ‘Black Sails’ Trailer: Starz Puts Pirates on the Small Screen

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Starz

Now that 'Spartacus: War of the Damned' has officially fallen, and 'Da Vinci's Demons' has invented some of Starz' best ratings yet for an original series debut, the network has finally started plundering toward the real treasure ahead. 2014 will see the debut of the Michael Bay-produced pirate drama 'Black Sails,' but will it prove the next great historical epic, or a watered-down mess? Check out the first official trailer for 'Black Sails' inside!

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‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ Gets a Splinter

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Danny Woodburn
New Line/Getty Images

The Michael Bay produced 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' movie has found its Master Splinter in Danny Woodburn, who you might recognize from his days on 'Seinfeld.'

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Michael Bay Describes ‘Transformers 4′ in Three Words

Paramount
Paramount

Director Michael Bay is currently making the press rounds for the upcoming 'Pain and Gain' and, naturally, he's getting asked about the about-to-shoot 'Transformers 4.' Although Bay has remained mum on details so far, he described the upcoming film in three words that will get fans' imaginations running.

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First ‘Pain and Gain’ Clips Reveal a “Little Problem” and a Kidnapping FAIL

PAIN AND GAIN

The ‘Pain and Gain’ promotional train has fully left the station: with the release of a new poster and a batch of images just the other day and now a couple of clips to get you pumped (pun intended) for the Michael Bay flick. Check out Rebel Wilson playing doctor with Anthony Mackie, and an unsuccessful kidnapping attempt after the break!

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New ‘Pain and Gain’ Poster and Pics: Theirs Is Bigger Than Yours

Paramount
Paramount

Flexing its way into theaters in a few weeks is Michael Bay's 'Pain and Gain,' an action-comedy about meatheads whose dreams are significantly bigger than their brains. A new poster for the film has appeared online accompanied by a slew of pics, and of course it's dominated by Dwayne Johnson's pecs. How could it not be?

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‘Transformers 4′ Casting Confirmed for Nicola Peltz as Female Lead

Getty Images
Getty Images

Director Michael Bay has promised that 'Transformers 4' (which we still can't believe isn't called 'Tr4snformers') will take the series in a new direction and the casting shows that he isn't kidding. Gone are Shia LaBeouf and Megan Fox, in are Mark Wahlberg and the previously rumored but now confirmed Nicola Peltz.

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‘Pain and Gain’ TV Spot: Mark Wahlberg’s a Pretty Bad Criminal

Pain and Gain
Paramount

In what amounts to the smallest film in Michael Bay's oversized career, we can't wait to see his 'Pain and Gain' for so many reasons. For one, there's Mark Wahlberg and Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson paired together, for another we're curious to see what Michael Bay will do with the source material (which, if you haven't read the article it's based on, you should). This new TV spot plays up the goofiness, which is interesting.

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‘Transformers 4′ Plot Details Revealed; Sounds a Lot Like All the Other Transformer Movies

Transformers 4 plot synopsis
Paramount Pictures

'Transformers 4' - the sorta sequel/reboot to the mega-franchise - is gearing up to shoot in Michigan this spring with Mark Wahlberg and Jack Reynor filling in for Shia LaBeouf. We haven't heard much about the film's plot (aside from the aforementioned "it's a sequel but it's also totally a reboot" notes from director Michael Bay) but today we have the 'Transformers 4' plot synopsis...and it sounds like pretty much all the other 'Transformers' movies.

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Megan Fox Joins ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’: Is She Our New April O’Neil?

Megan Fox
Getty Images

When Megan Fox left 'Transformers: Dark of the Moon,' it seemed that her relationship with director Michael Bay (who she jokingly refered to as Hitler) was over and the two would never work together again. But now Bay has announced that Fox is joining his 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' reboot.

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