Michael Bay Says ‘Pearl Harbor’ Explosion Made History: ‘Bullsh*t’ That ‘Spectre’ Has Guinness Record
It’s hard to believe that action director Michael Bay doesn’t hold the title for largest explosion onscreen.Bay, the arguable auteur behind “Armageddon” and the “Transformers” films, told Empire Magazine that it’s “bullshit” that “Spectre” holds the Guinness World Record for largest movie explosion.“James Bond tried to take the ‘largest explosion in the world,’” Bay said.
Ours is.”Bay explained there’s a “special sauce” for filming explosions.
“It’s like a recipe.
I see some directors do it, and they look cheesy, or it won’t have a shockwave,” Bay said.
“There are certain ways with explosions where you’re mixing different things, and different types of explosions to make it look more realistic.”In short, “it’s like making a Caesar salad,” according to Bay.And “Pearl Harbor” had all the perfect ingredients: “[Co-producer] Jerry Bruckheimer showed Ridley Scott the movie, and the quote [from Scott] was,
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