Tony Zhou, whose videos about Edgar Wright and Martin Scorsese we previously highlighted on Brow Beat, has a new one about Michael Bay. In it, Zhou explains why Bay loves lampposts, what he owes to West Side Story, and, more generally, what distinguishes Bay’s visual style. Love Bay’s movies or—let me guess—hate them, it’s an illuminating look at “Bayhem.”
(Via Laughing Squid.)
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