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How Michael Bay taught me to stop hating Spielberg and start hating Michael Bay

As a young film student just out of school, I once shared the usual contempt that all serious film connoisseurs were expected to display for Steven Spielberg. From young students to senior lecturers, everybody I knew agreed that Steven Spielberg was the leading auteur of a kind of ‘lesser’ cinema, centred on spectacle, devastation and cheap sentimentality. In other words, he made blockbusters and blockbusters were bad.

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This entry was posted on June 16, 2012 by in Uncategorized.
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