Even the movie industry’s been hit hard by recessions in the past few years, so Bay decided to be thrifty. That’s my guess. Not only this, but remember back in 2009 when Nicolas Cage had to sell his castle in Germany due to the “difficult economic situation”? Luckily, he still owns another castle in England, but still, I don’t know if I can live in a world with an economy that leads to such drastic money saving measures.
The Island (2005) Vs. Transformers 3 (2011):
Pearl Harbor (2001) Vs. Transformers (2007):