One thing I miss about Hong Kong action movies is their sheer craziness. They used to be the most creative and unpredictable in the world. The best Hong Kong action movies used to leave us in awe for their sheer bat-shit craziness. At last, one has come along after a long drought. Line Walker 2: […]
Is it a coincidence that Fleabag Series 2 has the same story as a 1961 French movie by Jean-Pierre Melville? The second series of Fleabag deserves all the acclaim it got. I enjoyed its irreverence and Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s tone of intense transgressive emotionally messy comedy. It was subversive, unpredictable, and metatextual in the way she […]
Hearkening back to a simpler time when pastel t-shirts with white suits was never not awesome and Glenn Frey had you convinced that yeah, maybe you did belong to the city, NBC announced that it is looking to revive Miami Vice, one of the network’s most successful police procedurals…in large part, thanks to Vin Diesel. […]
FX announced on Thursday that it has secured the rights to adapt Mark Bowden‘s recently-released bestseller Hue 1968 into a limited series. Michael Mann (Miami Vice, Heat) and Michael De Luca (producer, Moneyball) will be spearheading the project, with Mann expected to direct several of the 8-10 episodes (including the pilot) and serve as executive […]
Tread Perilously returns with Erik and Justin in “Assignment: Miami.” For four weeks, the duo will take on pastels, neon rods and the worst Miami Vice can throw at them. In week one, they face Missing Hours, notable as many fans’ pick as the worst episode of the show. Officer Big Booty Trudy (as she’s […]
Adi Tantimedh writes, Warning: Spoilers There’s a reason many hardcore film fans are into Michael Mann. He’s one of the last hardcore proponents of Film Noir, a director who finds new ways to film a scene, a stickler for research and sociological detail, the high priest of the existential loner as epic hero. He turns […]
Its out third trailer for the day, a cinematic hat trick, and it comes with the first trailer for Legendary Pictures and Universal’s new cyber thriller Blackhat starring Chris Hemsworth. The film also stars Viola Davis, Tang Wei and Wang Leehom and it’s directed by Michael Mann. Blackhat will hit theaters January 16, 2015
A music video that certainly wears its film inspirations on its rolled up sleeves.
On the detailed, specific and precise action devised for Gangster Squad, and early details on the stunts in A Winter's Tale and Michael Mann's rather secretive new cyber-thriller.
As well as the rush to adapt pretty much every caped character who graced the four-colour page into a big screen franchise, the last ten years have also seen an incredible amount of movies based on original superheroes. The most expensive, and highest profile, I believe, was Hancock, Peter Berg‘s super-powered Will Smith vehicle from […]
20th Century Fox seem to be more keen on Blu-ray than many of their counterparts (the obvious exception would be Sony, who invented the format_. As well as unveiling their plans for Star Wars at the CES, the studio also held a panel discussion with three directors who love Blu-ray: Michael Mann, Oliver Stone and […]