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The Cinema of Michael Mann

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┬ápiercing through the night, money deals being negotiated, families being protected, violent nightclub scenes, graffiti symbolism all the way to those existential moments […]

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Michael Mann blog changing domain name

In an effort to make this blog more visible to Michael Mann fans I will be changing the domain of this site from www.michael-mann.blogspot.com to simply www.michael-mann.net (best domain I could get). If you have an RSS feed to this site, you might need to change it once the new URL goes live. I am […]

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Mugabe and the White African

As I write this post I am watching Mugabe and the White African. It is a profoundly moving and bravely made feature length documentary about the violent displacement of white African farmers by the Zanu-PF Zimbabwean government under the leadership of Robert Mugabe. This post has on this rare occasion nothing to do with Michael […]

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Michael Mann Photographs

If you are looking for celebrity images as an extension of seeing how the other half live, take a look at this commercial image library: WireImage. A search for Michael Mann brings up a wealth of images of many of his public appearances. I was surprised to see he did a book signing for his […]

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Zen Pulp: The World of Michael Mann

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 […]

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Bob Cashill shares his knowledge of gangland dramas, setting hopes that Mann will do his subject justice on the upcoming movie Public Enemies. An excerpt is below: I trust Mann to do a good job with the rich, myth-busting material provided him by author Bryan Burrough; his book is an absolute must-read for anyone interested […]

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Wisconsin tax credits for Michael Mann’s Public Enemies

The Chicago Tribune reports on some of the financial tax breaks on filming Public Enemies in Wisconsin: Wis. tax credits help pay for Depp’s entourage By SCOTT BAUER |Associated Press Writer2:58 PM CST, February 13, 2009 MADISON, Wis. – Wisconsin taxpayers contributed $450,000 toward Hollywood director Michael Mann’s salary when he came to the state […]

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Mann discovers the next big actress: Carey Mulligan

According to the latest buzz, Carey Mulligan is going to be the next big thing in tinseltown. She has been cast alongside Ewan McGregor in a forthcoming movie, The Electric Slide. The article talks about Carey having the potential to take Hollywood by storm. The reason I mention this is to highlight just how perceptive […]

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