See the Dark Knight that might have been

You’re finally ready to write that screenplay. All the necessary software has been purchased — you’ve got help formatting, developing story arcs, naming characters, and giving them snappy dialogue. Good to go. But wait . . . what do you press to make your screenplay read exactly like one of director Michael Bay’s high-flying, hypercharged, explosive summer blockbusters? (Don’t bother looking for an F16 key.)

The folks at Spill have concocted a hilarious reimagining of this summer’s monster hit as only Bay (Pearl Harbor, Armageddon, Bad Boys) would have done it. You know The Dark Knight — it’s the superhero movie blessed with both critical affection and mass audience devotion. It takes only until page 3 in Bay’s version for a badass montage to kick in, set to the tune of AC/DC’s “Back in Black.” Awesome. Reading this just raises a question: What would Dark Knight director Christopher Nolan do with Bay’s Transformers franchise? (beat) No, seriously. That would be awesome.

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