The following is an article I found on the net, but the source link of the article appears broken. I can say it was originally from the Hollywood Reporter. It is below in entirety: Revving up digital cinematography By Carolyn Giardina Pictured: Director Michael Mann with the Viper FilmStream digital camera on the set of […]
One of the most impressive aspects of Collateral was Tom Cruise’s utter realism in his use of a firearm. He didn’t look good. He looked exceptional.
Here is an excellent article I came across detailing DP Dion Beebe’s (Miami Vice, Collateral) approach to shooting Collateral. I made the mistake of thinking Miami Vice was a poor visual outing for Dion when I first saw it. But many viewings later, I don’t know what I was thinking. Miami Vice is stunning and […]
We all know and love the iconic moment in Collateral when a coyote crosses the road in the empty night streets of LA. Like many, I was taken aback that this actually happens. I am not sure why I am surprised when we have so many foxes in the UK taking residence in our cities […]
Sight & Sound Article Mark Olsen talks to Mann about his love of LA, shooting on DV and getting what he wants. Mark Olsen: In Collateral you seem to be exploring the aesthetics of DV. Was that one of the things that attracted you? Michael Mann: It’s useful here to make an analogy with architecture. […]
As someone very interested in photography (I own a large format camera), I am very interested in the digital technology Mann employs for his movies. Collateral was of course renowned for its digital over film choice. Here is an excerpt from a tidy interview with Michael Mann on post production of Collateral. As ever, click […]
It’s old news, but as part of my collection of all things Michael Mann, here is a brief media interview on Collateral. Director Michael Mann Interview | Movies & TV | SPIKE.com
CLIP 1: The Insider is a film which is full of special moments and incredibly complex in script and direction. Here is a fascinating interview – it is frustrating that the sound quality is so poor however. CLIP 2: This interview clip with Michael Mann, seemingly from French TV (but in English) goes back to […]