Can anyone tell me: Is this a featurette for the HD version of Miami Vice? I don’t have a HD TV (whimper), so have never seen Miami Vice in HD on TV for my crimes. I only have the double disc standard edition DVD, and this featurette isn’t on it (unless I have totally forgotten?!). […]
Mick Gould is Michael Mann’s technical advisor on fight scenes and use of weapons. Ex special forces, this video clip shows Mick Gould training Colin Farrell for that opening scene in Miami Vice. The scene has a similar flavour to the nightclub scene in Collateral where Tom Cruise does a similar floor crunching move. For […]
John Dillinger and his wanted poster Thompson SubMachine Gun If you are a huge fan of Michael Mann’s Public Enemies, then you must see this link. It has a ton of information on the history of Dillinger and his gang that has so fascinated Mann on his journey to making this film. I didn’t want […]
On the theme of gun training, here are some more video clips, with former SAS weapons specialist Mick Gould on Miami Vice.
Catching up on the news, it is great to know that the pilot episode of Mann’s new TV incarnation “Luck” has already been filmed last spring and HBO have signed it up for more episodes. The Santa Anita racetrack is the heartbeat of the new series and will be transformed into what one can only […]
Aviation plays a part in the upcoming Mann movie, Public Enemies. EAA (Experimental Aircraft Association) became excited when one of their “transformed” Ford Tri-Motor planes were borrowed for the film. If this sort of detail interests you, here is the link at EAA. To see the plane during filming, have a look at this! Also […]
Public Enemies, to be released July 2009, is Michael Mann’s next movie. Shooting has finished and is in post production. See the informative overview from the Los Angeles Times of what this 1930’s gangster movie is going to partly be about. You can see Jonny Depp, cast as Dillinger, in Public Enemies camera action here. […]