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Anthony Hopkins lauds 'genius' director Michael Bay

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Published Sun, Apr 9 2017 6:53 PM CDT   |   Updated Sat, Aug 8 2020 10:29 AM CDT

When you think of the genius directors of cinematic history, you'd rightly think of the greats like Steven Spielberg, Alfred Hitchcock , Quentin Tarantino or James Cameron. 'Pearl Harbor' director Michael Bay. probably falls somewhere down the list Well, not unless you're Sir Anthony Hopkins.

Anthony Hopkins lauds 'genius' director Michael Bay | TweakTown.com

Speaking to Yahoo! Movies, Anthony Hopkins has lauded 'Transformers' director Michael Bay as a "a genius", going on to say that "He's the same ilk as Oliver Stone and Spielberg and Scorsese. Brilliance. Savants, really, they are. He's a savant." While many will disagree, the 'Westworld' actor stars in the upcoming 'Transformers: The Last Knight', which Bay has promised will be his last. Although, he has said that before.

'Transformers: The Last Knight' is set to hit 2D, 3D and IMAX theatres from June 23, 2017.

Ben is based in Australia and has been writing entertainment based news and reviews since 2002 and for TweakTown since 2007. A student of film, Ben brings a wide understanding of the medium to the latest happenings in entertainment circles and the latest blockbuster theatrical reviews.

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