is one of the most celebrated horror authors of all time, and many of his books have been turned into classic films. From “Stand By Me
” and “The Shawshank Redemption
” to “Carrie” and “Misery
,” King has been an almost constant presence at the multiplex since he began publishing books in the 1970s. King is also unafraid to share his strong opinions about movies, famously distancing himself from Stanley Kubrick
’s beloved adaptation of his novel “The Shining
” for years. His Twitter
account has long been a hotbed of the author’s pop culture takes, and this week, he turned his attention to one of Hollywood’s most polarizing franchises: Michael Bay
“I have walked out of only one movie as an adult: ‘Transformers.
'” King tweeted. And in case there was any doubt about which “Transformers
” flick he was referring to, the author later specified “Michael Bay.