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Bay to Quit 'Transformers'

Jun 18, 2009 | 2:34am EDT

Michael Bay has made his last Transformers movie -- the director is set to quit the action franchise because he has "had enough" of making big-budget blockbusters.

The filmmaker helmed the original 2007 movie and returned this year with its sequel, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen.

But Bay, who is known for his explosive action sequences, is sick of receiving negative reviews from critics who dislike his movie-making style and is determined to move away from the genre.

He says, "It's easy to go shoot an art movie in a winery in the South of France. But people have no idea how hard it is to create something like Transformers. They (the critics) review me before they've even seen the movie."

And Bay admits that if film bosses give the go ahead for a third Transformers movie, they will have to find a different director.

He adds, "After the three and a half years I've spent making these movies, I feel like I've had enough of the Transformers world.

"I need to do something totally divergent, something without any explosions."

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