The Softer Side of Michael Bay


This LA Times series of photos with captions purports to illustrate “the romances of Michael Bay” beyond the frenetic action for which he’s best known. But they leave out what I think you would have to call his greatest romance, this brief 1990s-vintage ad for Levis Jeans:

Bay’s Aaron Burr “Got Milk” is also a great commercial. Longtime readers know that I’m a Michael Bay apologist, but there’s no doubt that his finest work occurred outside the confines of feature filmmaking.