Michael Bay Considering Self-Finance of His Own Horror Movie

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Michael Bay Considering Self Finance of His Own Horror MovieMichael Bay has long had the reputation of making big budget bombastic blockbuster movies, and lord knows he’s certainly made enough of them to be known for them. With Pain and Gain, however, he proved that there’s some soul amongst the explosives.

In a recent article by The Hollywood Reporter highlighting 20 of today’s “masters of horror,” Bay, whose Platinum Dunes company has remade several classic horror films with varying degrees of success, revealed a tasty tidbit of info. “I have a great fantasy — that I will probably make a reality — of directing my own self-financed horror movie,” said Bay, adding, “I love this genre because the movie is the star.

Wonder who else made THR’s current masters of horror cut? Hit the link right here to find out and discuss. What do you guys think? Does Bay have the chops to deliver an original classic horror flick?

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Steve Barton

You're such an inspiration for the ways that I will never, ever choose to be.

  • addeisdead

    No. First of all, he doesn’t deserve to be on a list of “Masters of Horror” when he’s never even made a horror movie. That’s just asinine. If anything, he should be considered an affront to the horror genre for his Platinum Duds remakes.

    If Michael Bay wants to make a horror film, he could just have a documentary crew follow him around while he screws up the next Ninja Turtles movie.

  • Rottenjesus

    Isn’t every movie that Bay makes a grueling cinematic experience of unrelenting editing and useless explosions that drain the viewer of all life and intelligence?

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    • Uncle Creepy

      Normally I’d agree but damn it Pain and Gain was great. One of my favorite movies of the year.