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A younger Michael Mann talks about his early work

My fellow Michael Mann enthusiast, Fabio Pirovano, posted in 2013 this behind the scenes look at the making of the Keep (well done, Fabio!). but Mann also talks about his other works to that date. It offers fascinating insight into Mann’s directing style with his actors – something that these days he just would not put […]

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A brief introduction to the TV show “Witness”

This is from 2012, for those interested in what motivated Michael Mann to get involved in producing the TV series, Witness. Michael Mann’s film “Witness: Libya” premiered at the 69th annual Venice Film Festival – showing audiences a post-Gaddafi Libya through the eyes of war photographers. Man Says: I am fascinated with the unique way […]

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Michael Mann’s “Witness”

Earlier, this blog shared news of the forthcoming HBO documentary to be produced by Michael Mann: Witness. It has now already screened in the US, and the first showing appeared in the UK on Sky Atlantic, 29 June. The first episode is just 30 minutes long, but is a unique and highly aesthetic piece of […]

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HBO Luck Sky Atlantic Series Premier for UK

For all my UK readers who have Sky Atlantic, I am pleased to say it will be airing on the 18th February at 9.00pm. Click here for details. If you have access to SkyGo, you can now also watch Sky Atlantic on your iPhone or iPad, meaning Luck cannot be missed! If you don’t have […]

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Reports from HBO Luck Q&A session

An article today from the Hollywood reporter decided to take a negative angle on a press presentation of HBO’s Luck, having been given access for a Q&A with Michael Mann, David Milch, Dustin Hoffman and Nick Nolte. The report said the event had “exceptionally awkward and amusing moments.” The PR team for HBO were apparently […]

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Luck Pilot on VideoWeed

In my frustration in not being able to see Luck I found an alternative over at VideoWeed. Seems very naughty of the site and you have to endure interrupting adverts periodically. The quality is also poor, but good enough to watch full screen on a 15″ laptop at a distance – just. If you are […]

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