Michael Bay, the hi-def industry’s court jester, has been caught
saying ‘nyah nyah, told you so’ boasting about how he predicted Blu-ray’s success right from the get-go at the recent Visual Effects Society’s annual award show.
“Blu-ray’s better, and I told everyone … I was very vocal about it. I knew HD [DVD] was not going to make it. Am I thrilled? It really wasn’t my fight, but remember what I said in the press? I was kind of saying HD [DVD]’s going to lose, no-one believed me.”
Director Bay has…
Transformers geeks have probably already learnt of the accolade the film has acquired, being the fastest selling high-def release in history. In fact, they’ve probably already cut the article out of the paper, framed it, and stuck it on the wall.
It was released on the HD DVD format on October the 16th, with 100,000 copies sold on the first day it was made available. However, the Director Michael Bay has spoken out against the format, saying he would’ve preferred it to have been on Blu-ray. Ouch. “As a director, my critical eye is that Blu-ray is where my money is. Consumers are smart, and they are going to wait it out.”
He went even further, lashing out on his personal site, saying “I want people to see my movies in the best formats possible. For…