He has been nominated six times for the Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Director, earning an average of 39% on the Tomatometer for his entire film and winning two titles in the Criterion Collection. Michael Bay Disruptive. Love him or hate him, Bey has created his own genre. That is “BAYHEM”. Many filmmakers have applied the spirit of bihem to their work over the years, giving the world films such as: crank When thieves’ den.
Dutch angles, endless action, cameras spinning wildly around actors staring into the distance, casting Gerard Butler All are symptoms of Byhem. Much like French New Wave or German Expressionism, Bayhem is neither good nor bad. It’s a lens through which artists can express themselves, such as how much they love car chases, how people get beaten up a lot, and what’s going on in space.
“Hardcore Henry” (2015)
Movies that play like video games, hardcore henry Follow Henry, who has risen from the dead as a cyborg, and must rescue his kidnapped wife.Directed in Russia Ilya Naishuller, hardcore henry Despite not being based on a game, the film is shot entirely in first person and is therefore often referred to in the same way as films based on video games.
With elaborate stunts and tricks suitable for the title of the movie, hardcore henry It takes many cues from the action genre, which is also Bayhem’s mainstay. While some of the film’s bihem and action-movie tropes are welcome additions, others need to be put out to pasture, such as the underdevelopment and sexualization of female characters. hardcore henry Not a one-trick pony, it’s not just inspired, it’s revolutionizing the genre.
“Deepwater Horizon” (2016)
While the flashy elements tend to get most of the attention, there are also subtler signs of Bayhem, such as rampant patriotism and a romantic take on the “little man.” In Bay’s films, these two of his themes often play out similarly, even though they are at odds with each other.the same applies deep sea horizon, Peter Berg’s Retelling of the 2010 BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
The film is an engrossing, detailed, harrowing retelling of the events that led to the tragic spill of 2010, but like many of Bay’s films, it is both thematically and morally muddled. It’s full. deep sea horizon Struggling with the desire to criticize the decisions that led to the spill while at the same time trying to make heroes of the workers involved. deep sea horizon It remains a seat-edge disaster movie that tugs at the heartstrings and packs into Bayhem.
“Thief’s Den” (2018)
Before Bey scratches the robber’s itch ambulance, thieves’ den I was there to do it for him. Following the classic tale of cops, robbers, and big bucks, thieves’ den fail to reach the heights of heatDirector before it reaches Christian GudegastThe movie is much better than it should be.
Featuring Gerard Butler, nailing the role of the vulgar but capable cop “Big Nick” O’Brien,thieves’ den It’s jam-packed with quirky casting choices (yes, I mean 50 cents as one of the leads), a bombastic action set piece, and enough macho men to fill a bank vault.
“Kingsman: Secret Service” (2014)
Kingsman: Secret Service, has its own style about a rough-hewn kid who becomes an elite spy.nevertheless Matthew VaughanThe speed and sophistication of the film is brimming with his own voice and trademark, a Venn diagram of Byhem’s aficionados and enthusiasts. Kingsman: Secret Service It’s pretty close to one circle.
Lots of near-impossible camera moves and ambitious action scenes with the protagonist from the other side of the track. kingsman It hits many of Bayhem’s sweet spots while being stylish and unique enough to stand on its own.
“Don’t Die!” (2018)
A movie with the title. Why don’t you die! It’s a Russian cinematic carnage that follows a young man whose girlfriend asks him to assassinate someone… her father. follows one bloody brawl that takes place in one apartment.
Why don’t you die! Apply the action elements of Bihem to violence. Mad Dash fight scenes, scrambling for survival, and highly creative weaponry are all employed in this quirky and unconventional action gorefest.
crank It follows hitman Chev Chelios, who has been poisoned by the mafia and must keep his adrenaline levels high at all times to survive and take revenge. crank Bayhem, mayhem, and everything in between.
Starred Jason Statham perform all of his stunts and director Neveldine & Taylor Working as a photographer, shooting digitally (a rarity at the time), crank is no ordinary movie. shabby, dirty, gritty, crank Not to everyone’s taste, but for those looking for bayhem with a snarky side, crank is the way to go.
“Cop Shop” (2021)
Crooks, cops and hitmen walk into a small town police station. As a result, I now know why phrases like “lightning in a bottle” and “hellish” exist. Joe Carnahanof cup shop With Gerard Butler playing the impostor and with two of the most charismatic performances in years, it represents the absolute height of what an action movie can achieve. Alexis Lauder I am playing a police officer.
If there is such a thing as “High Bayhem”, cup shop That’s right. Lovingly indulging in action tropes and outbursts that bring Bay herself to tears, cup shop A must see for action fans and Bihem aficionados.
while Armageddon and the transformers The franchise, Bay ranks high among directors who love silly sci-fi and disaster elements. But no one ranks higher on this list than Legend himself. moon fall, Roland Emmerich. independence day, GodzillaWhen year 2012 It has shaped our modern understanding of what makes a blockbuster sci-fi/disaster movie.
The two directors have certainly spent a fair amount of their careers in the same sandbox, but none of Emmerich’s films share Bay’s DNA. moon fall, a movie about literally the moon falling to earth. With a plot straight from an SNL skit, a star-studded cast, and a sci-fi twist that no one expected, moon fall It’s a great entry into the ever-growing library of bihem movies.
byhem mix, John WickWhen hardcore henry, Ilya Naishullerof nobody Beyond that inspiration, it manages to become much more than the sum of its parts.This movie follows an all-castrated man named Hutch played by a comedy legend Bob Odenkirkreturned to his former violent life after his house was robbed.
the bihem of nobody It comes from a delightful balance of violence and fun that the film enjoys. nobody It walks the fine lines between genres and does it with grace and regalness.
Action stalwart Gerard Butler stars as an engineer selected by the government along with his family to receive a life-saving emergency shelter from an extinction-level comet heading for Earth. Despite the typical comet impact plot, Greenland It’s more than just a glossy disaster blockbuster.When they get their free time, they sprinkle a touch of drama, cinematic Armageddon Ultimately action movies come first: Greenland Quite the opposite, choosing instead to invest in apocalyptic drama against the backdrop of Byhem.
Focusing on the ugly human side of panic and looming threat, Greenland I managed to get the cake and ate it. rick roman warThe film pulls the viewer in the door with explosions and disasters, immersing them in the tension and emotional danger of the edge of their seat.
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