Michael Bay Will Make the Benghazi Movie He Was Born to Make

Michael Bay, America’s visual poet, will reportedly bring his nuanced mind, evenhanded style and characteristic flair for political drama to a new movie called 13 Hours, about the 2012 attacks in Benghazi. The attacks left two officials and two security contractors dead and set off a deluge of hyper-partisan back-and-forth, which makes it just the sort of delicate situation Bay thrives in dissecting. Sharper than any knife, his mind, and it will soon probe the intricacies of Libyan political process, religious extremism and powder keg politics. You may think you know the story of Benghazi, but until we’ve seen it told through the subtle, layered lens of Michael Bay, can you really say you know it? Now is not too soon to prepare your mind for the thoughtful inquiry this film is sure to undertake …

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