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The romances of Michael Bay

Robots! Explosions! Megan Fox! At quick glance, it would seem that Michael Bay’s films are aimed straight at teenage boys, from “Bad Boys” to “ The Rock” to his two “Transformers” films. But these aren’t international super-hits solely due to the junior high set. Bay’s films strike a populist cord. Beyond ear-splitting action, his oeuvre comes complete with an Ewan McGregor/Scarlett Johansson dalliance, a war-framed love story and a dramatic accompaniment to a heart-wrenching, orchestral power ballad. Michael Bay – he’s not just for action fans. Don’t believe us? Read on. Related: Review: 'Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen' Paramount Pictures
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