Confession: I’m a bit of a Mann-iac myself, so I was in proud attendance at our convention last night, aka the “Conversation with Michael Mann” at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. …Read More
Contributed by Jonathan Stevenson / Michael Mann’s brilliant 1981 neo-noir film Thief – showing in BAM’s February 5-16 Mann retrospective – is paradoxically celebrated for being under-appreciated. Substantively, he makes the one-last-score...Show More Summary
Large numbers of children in the US are being misinformed about climate change in science classes. We owe them the facts, says Michael Mann
Mark Ruffalo, Michael Mann, Bill McKibben, Neil deGrasse Tyson, and others weigh in with smart questions.
Michael Mann, one of Hollywood’s most groundbreaking mainstream filmmakers, is currently the subject of a retrospective series at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (running through February 16) that allows viewers to appreciate the full arc of his career. The 73-year-old started off as a writer for movies and television —... More »
The new year is being rung in at BAM Cinématek, which has been dormant since December, with a retrospective of Michael Mann’s films, beginning today. If I were the potentate of programming, I wouldn’t have made this series a priority, and certainly not a leading event. Show More Summary
It was almost exactly one year ago that Michael Mann‘s cybercrime thriller Blackhat hit theaters — though you’d be forgiven for failing to remember it existed at all. The film’s $8 million domestic gross suggests not many people sawShow More Summary
Seeing as he made his debut with a crime film about a perfectionist taking down one last score, it should come as no surprise that writer-director Michael Mann has a history of not being able to let things go, often revisiting motifs and premises from previous projects and sometimes re-editing movies years after their release. Show More Summary
1. "Michael Mann's 'The Last of the Mohicans'": In the Library of America's inaugural installment of "The Moviegoer," a new web feature devoted to great movies inspired by classic American writing, Michael Sragow analyzes the 1992 drama starring Daniel Day-Lewis. Show More Summary
From PENN STATE and the department of overheated, tired, rhetoric in an El Niño year, comes this ZOMG! press release from Michael Mann and company. It’s just modeling sophistry, driven be the usual agenda, because not only is he saying that much of the last century was from AGW, he’s saying all the previous research is…
"Batman" and "The Big Short" star Christian Bale has quit Paramount's upcoming Enzo Ferrari biopic, citing health concerns. Bale reportedly claimed he would be unable to safely gain the weight for the Michael Mann project to be shotShow More Summary
The following is a repost of a Facebook Post by Michael Mann. I don’t think this needs any comment from me. The original is here. Begin Repost Several colleagues have notified me of the following email that has been sent to a presumably broad group of researchers and academics by John Droz of the ?#?Koch?-funded…
Miami Vice had only been on the air for a few months when show creator Michael Mann heard Glenn Frey's song "Smuggler's Blues" on the radio. The tune, like the show, dealt with the seedy world of drug smuggling in Florida; Mann quickly commissioned an episode with the same title....
He tried, but allegedly failed, to reach the weight needed to play the lead in Michael Mann's film about the legendary automaker. Continue reading Christian Bale quits Enzo Ferrari biopic over weight gain Christian Bale quits Enzo Ferrari biopic over weight gain originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 19 Jan 2016 08:59:00 EST. Show More Summary
Christian Bale has dropped out of a film, and sources say it's because he couldn't gain weight fast enough. Bale was due to star in Michael Mann's Enzo Ferrari movie, a biopic of the titular character set in 1957, but has left the production over, officially, health concerns. Sources tell...
If you’ve seen Christian Bale in films like The Machinist and American Hustle, then you know that the actor puts his whole body into any given performance. However, it appears the weight gain Bale was going to take on in order to star...Show More Summary
Drive fast it turns me on! Read the full article on AICN Hey folks, Harry here... Michael Mann has been set to direct an ENZO FERRARI movie that's all about the infamous owner/creator of the sexiest damn cars to ever be birthed. At least that's my feeling. Show More Summary
EXCLUSIVE: Christian Bale is reluctantly getting out of the driver’s seat on Michael Mann’s long-gestating Enzo Ferrari. The shape-shifting actor is stepping aside after health concerns related to the weight gain necessary to play the role of the iconic carmaker. Show More Summary
How else do we make sense out of the bounty that included no less than three Christina Ricci vehicles, career-bests for Ron Howard, Michael Mann, Mel Gibson, Richard Linklater, Amy Heckerling, Todd Haynes, and Clint Eastwood, the speedy ascension of Sandra Bullock’s star, a talking pig, AND Showgirls?
Despite the devastating storms across the country the last few weeks, NASA is forecasting the worst is yet to come. Michael Mann, author of “Dire Predictions: Understanding Climate Change” joins to discuss.