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Director Michael Bay has admitted that his recent film, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, "was crap" -- something critics have been saying ever since the blockbuster sequel's June 2009 release. "We made some mistakes," Bay confessed in an interview with Empire magazine. "The real fault with [Transformers 2] is that it ran into a mystical world. When I look back at it, that was crap. The writers’ strike was coming hard and fast. It was just terrible to do a movie where you’ve got to have a story in three weeks." "I was prepping a movie for months where I only had 14 pages of some idea of what the movie was," Bay added. "It's a BS way to make a movie, do you know what I’m saying?" According to The Hollywood Reporter, Bay was not the only person involved in the filmmaking process who was unsatisfied with the finished product. The movie's star, Shia LaBeouf, expressed his complaints at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival. "When I saw the second movie, I wasn't impressed with what we did," he said. "There were some really wild stunts in it, but the heart was gone." However, both Bay and LaBeouf have promised that the franchise's third installment, Transformers: Dark of the Moon, will revive the series.