Michael Mann’s Blackhat trailer #2 is now out for a premier playing, exclusively on Yahoo Movies ...
A new, shortened trailer for Michael Mann’s Blackhat has just been released via Blackhat’s Facebook ...
The new Blackhat poster was revealed on Wire and it looks great… the imagery sums up the visual cohesiveness that many miss in Mann’s films. But I do worry that this poster isn’t up to standard in terms of evoking a commercial response! Some shootouts artwork would do the trick – not Mann’s priority, but hey, […]
Several actors on IMDB’s cast listing under Michael Mann’s Blackhat don’t have a character name assigned to them. One is Yorick Van Wageningen, a dutch actor known for his roles in The Girl with the Dragon Tatoo, The Chronicles of Riddick and The New World. He has a brooding character that is effectively manipulated into malice – perfect for his role as the […]
A fascinating and recent interview with Dante Spinotti, famed for his cinematography and collaboration with Michael Mann. This interview, just 10 minutes long, gives some extremely important insights into how the two men worked closely together to produce not just a stylised look associated with Mann, but a web of visual structure and clues that are forensically […]
Courtesy of Bill Ruehera, this is a superbly edited piece of work that in the words of Bill, is a “Video essay exploring the aesthetic, narrative and thematic patterns in Michael Mann’s filmography.” It’s an absolutely must see work that helps every Mann fan put their finger on many of the similar themes Mann introduces […]
Here are two further behind the scenes of Blackhat, for those who just have to know more! The second link goes to a video that displays an interesting, surprisingly minimalist use of lighting of a scene, if you follow the link below – it features Wei Tang and Hemsworth. I would love to see specific […]
As part of the Loyola University “Hollywood Masters” interview, Michael Mann talks to The Hollywood Reporter’s executive features editor Stephen Galloway about what is considered one of his best film’s, The Insider. Mann also discusses in the same interview his newest film, Blackat – you can listen to that section by clicking here.
Before Blackhat was announced, there were wide rumours over what movie Michael Mann would be making next. One film in the mix was called “Gold”, a screenplay by Patrick Massett and John Zinman. Under their production company Hwy 61 Paul Haggis and Michael Nozik, showed it to Mann. It turns out that Mann initially signed […]
Michael Mann’s Blackhat official trailer has finally been released, and what a landscape it covers! The film looks to be a feast for the eyes, and the Asian locations will clearly add completely new textures and forms to this next Mann outing. Beautiful abstract compositions, The Insider style dialogue, Heat gun battles and Collateral cat and […]
Michael Mann’s Blackhat will be largely scored by renowned cinema composer Harry Gregson-Willams, famous for creating memorable music for “Man on Fire,” “The Replacement Killers,” “The Taking of Pelham One Two Three,” “Unstoppable,” and “Déjà Vu”. He has also done family classics such as “Antz,” “Shrek,” “The Tigger Movie,” “Arthur Christmas,” the “Narnia” movies, “Spy […]
22nd Sept: You can now find the full transcript of this video over at Hollywood Reporter. UPDATE 1: I found this video late UK time, and was on YouTube at the time of posting. By morning it was since mysteriously removed. I am hoping it was just removed for the sake of the terrible audio that […]