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 […]
The cancellation of Luck is old news, but I thought for the sake of future reference I would add some pertinent links to interviews and comments outlining some of the reasons why the show was cancelled – which is primarily because a third horse died on location. This is Michael Mann’s and David Milch’s interview on the […]
The Cinema of Michael Mann is a series of comparative clips that editor Bill Rwehera has expertly put together to examine the shared themes of all Michael Mann’s movies. From helicopters and cars piercing through the night, money deals being negotiated, families being protected, violent nightclub scenes, graffiti symbolism all the way to those existential moments […]
A tweeter posted this link, so I thought I would share it. It is worth watching, as it does in a very brief way, evoke something of what Public Enemies essentially communicates to its audience. It is, I think, a valuable message worth watching, appropriately conveying the emptiness of public retribution… See link here.
It’s interesting how boxing movies bring the “emotional” out of man. It is violent. Yet movies such as Rocky are packed with emotionally driven story lines. Enough to make a man weep. Boxing. As Mann describes the work of art, “Ali”, he explains this concept of defining struggle through the man, not the icon. Only […]
There is an awful lot of information out there about Michael Mann, and views on his films. Here are some ramblings covering most of Mann’s movies. I don’t agree with all they comment on, but there are some useful comments for those studying Mann. The screenshots are a good touch too. Here is the link. […]
These are visual commentaries about the work of Michael Mann.
I have been away a while due to heavy work and other commitments – the usual juggling of life! Yet my passion for Michael Mann films does not wane. Some folk may be wondering where my review is of Public Enemies. I did of course see it at the movie theatre, and I do of […]
With the advent of Public Enemies, everyone has become Michael Mann focussed, which is great. Here is a link that is worth highlighting for particular attention, and features video and narration on what is a Mann retrospective of his work. The author Matt Zoller Seitz writes: This is the first in a five-part series of […]