If Michael Bay Directed Pixar’s Up

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Aug. 18 2014 11:11 AM

If Michael Bay Directed Pixar’s Up

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Everyone loves the way Pixar made Up, but what if it was directed by Michael Bay? According to this video, it would be covered in anamorphic lens flares, drowned in overbearing music, and, well, you can probably guess the other big change he would make.

Of course, there’s much more to Michael Bay’s distinctive style that’s not included here. His casual sexism, for example, and his fondness for lampposts. But this mock trailer, made by YouTube user MrStratMan7, nails the gist of it. As Dug the talking dog would surely say, “Shit just got real.”

Forrest Wickman is a Slate staff writer.