Film: Hi - I'm Hawaii's Pearly King. Seen the Size of My Budget? ; Michael Bay Has about 135 Million Reasons Why He Wants You to See `Pearl Harbor'. by David Eimer
Eimer, David, The Independent (London, England)
Few successful directors in Hollywood could be characterised as shrinking violets. But, even when judged by the flamboyant standards of his profession, Michael Bay stands out. It's not just that he's six foot two and skinny; rather it's the unrestrained glee he gets from directing critically reviled boys' own fantasies like The Rock (1996) and Armageddon (1998), and watching audiences lap them up around the world.
"Bombastic" and "brash" are the epithets that dog Bay. Still, if he's ebullient and just a little pleased with himself when he arrives at the Beverly Hills hotel I meet him in, then you get the sense that behind the wide smile and fast mouth lurks an …
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Publication information: Article title: Film: Hi - I'm Hawaii's Pearly King. Seen the Size of My Budget? ; Michael Bay Has about 135 Million Reasons Why He Wants You to See `Pearl Harbor'. by David Eimer. Contributors: Eimer, David - Author. Newspaper title: The Independent (London, England). Publication date: May 27, 2001. Page number: 2. © 2009 The Independent - London. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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