Michael Mann set to produce new HBO Pilot Michael Mann is set to be producing a new HBO pilot and possibly series on a futuristic crime story. The series touted as “Buda Bridge” is being directed by fresh talent Michael Roskam, whose latest directing work was on the Oscar nominated ‘Bullhead” last year. Keeping irons […]
For as long as these videos are available online, you can treat yourself to some old but powerful Michael Mann interviews with some of our best loved Michael Mann scenes. This is wonderful footage, including actor interviews about the Tiger scene from Manhunter and that extraordinarily charged cliff scene in Last of the Mohicans. It […]
Here is an old interview with Michael Mann. It is an excellent piece, if you want to try and understand what makes Michael Mann tick, and how he works. I found it an enjoyable read. Well written, with some genuinely good insights into his character and approach to work and life. An excerpt is below, […]
One of the key people that has helped to bring Michael Mann success is his Director of Photography. Dante Spinotti was the first to collaborate with Mann on a feature film, this being Manhunter. Spinotti is now something of a cinematographer legend, and here is an excellent interview with him. I include an excerpt below […]
These are visual commentaries about the work of Michael Mann.
Michael Mann movie appreciator, Tristan, has written yet another short essay, this time focussing on The Last of the Mohicans. Enjoy more new words such as elegiac and prelapsaria. Here is an excerpt: The best way to view Mohicans in relation to the rest of Mann’s filmograhy is as an evocation of the American frontier […]
In a distinguished honour, Megan Smith from www.blogher.com lists Michael Mann’s Last of the Mohican’s as one of the film’s featuring in her list of top seven movie love scenes. I personally was amazed to see a Mann film featured in such a list, but here is what she said about it for all you […]
The Last of the Mohicans is where Michael Mann took another giant leap forward in his film making. It is epic like, with huge production issues and no doubt a nightmare to film such a huge cast in jungle like conditions. It is beautifully shot and the end sequence is as dramatic as is possible […]