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Blackhat Behind the Scenes

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 […]

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Blackhat Official Trailer

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 […]

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Spencer Garrett and Michael Mann

Spencer Garrett talks about Blackhat

This is a transcript of a radio interview with Spencer Garrett, who is one of Michael Mann’s recent go-to actors. Blackhat get’s a decent mention together with some interesting insight into how he views this latest work of Mann’s compared to earlier films. Source: http://www.dispatchinterviews.com/spencer-garrett-talks-satisfaction-blackhat-the-coup-patrck-stewart-robert-duvall-58010/ Garrett: We shot it in Kuala Lumpur and Jakarta, and […]

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Chris Hemsworth and Michael Mann

Blackhat Trailer Details from Comic Con

Details about Michael Mann’s Blackhat trailer shown at Comic Con are scant, but here is some useful feedback. http://www.slashfilm.com/michael-manns-cyber-thriller-chris-hemsworth-now-called-blackhat/ The trailer is vintage Michael Mann, reminiscent of a more color-rich Collateral, and a globe-hopping thriller. Pretty but also somehow grainy. It starts with a bunch of tech imagery; voiceover intones “this is not about money […]

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Michael Mann’s Blackhat on location (spoiler potential)

After a trawl though the cyber wilderness that is the internet, there is surprisingly little to give away Michael Mann’s shooting of Blackhat. There are a few morsels to chew on, for those hungry to get some glimpses of how this film will eventually look. There is a low risk spoiler alert with this post. There […]

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Holt McCallany Blackhat Spot the Difference

One of the first images made public from Michael Mann’s Blackhat is of Holt McCallany and Chris Hemsworth sweeping a cargo hold area. A strange choice. Perhaps there is a smidgen of humour or irony in this? If you watch Holt McCallany in the cheesy but entertaining “The Losers”, we see his character in almost […]

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Michael Mann and Chris Hemsworth talks Black Hat at Comic Con

Michael Mann credited the influence of his friend Guillermo Del Toro, the Mexican film director, for his first appearance at San Diego’s Comic Con where he was interviewed about his forthcoming movie. Comic Con finally confirms for us the name of Mann’s new film, the long suspected “Black Hat”. Asked about his process of creating […]

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