This weekend, Michael Bay addresses the longstanding Benghazi controversy with “13 Hours: The Secrets Soldiers Of Benghazi,” which purports to tell the real story of the security team defending a U.S. embassy in Libya from a terrorist attack in 2012 (opponents of Hillary Clinton have persistently and ludicrously suggested that she was behind a conspiracy as such) with John Krasinki from “The Office” (rockin’ a beard!) as one of the film’s biggest stars. But this movie isn’t the director’s first stab at historical filmmaking. Back in 2001, he brought audiences the Ben Affleck starring “Pearl Harbor,” and today Screen Junkies takes it to task with their latest Honest Trailer.
Mixing history, comedy and southern accents, Bay’s three-hour bungle was savaged by critics, and it’s probably not a surprise that his next movie was “Bad Boys II.” Thus it’s probably no surprise he’ll follow ’13 Hours’ with “Transformers 5.” Check out the Honest Trailer below.