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Midday open thread: Southwest scorcher just the beginning; protesters stage 'die-in' at NRA HQ

Today’s comic by Matt Bors is  Gun control that doesn't fly: • Deadly record-breaking heat in Southwest could become “typical”: Michael Mann, a leading climate scientist and professor of meteorology at Penn State University, was in Phoenix on Friday when temperatures hit 106 degrees. Show More Summary

Climate Change Denial Threatens Our Planet and is Driving Us Crazy

The Madhouse Effect: How Climate Change Denial Is Threatening Our Planet, Destroying Our Politics, and Driving Us Crazy is a great new book by climate scientist Michael Mann and cartoonist Tom Toles. This book serves many purposes. It includes an overview of the basic science of climate change and human caused global warming. It has…

A History Of Violence: Michael Mann, Quentin Tarantino, and Drive all owe a debt to this arty crime classic

With A History Of Violence, Tom Breihan picks the most important action movie of every year, starting with the genre’s birth and moving right up to whatever Vin Diesel’s doing this very minute. The Driver (1978) In the opening shot of...Show More Summary

Body and Soul: Revisiting Michael Mann's "Ali"

Marking the passing of Muhammad Ali, Sony Pictures re-released Michael Mann’s 2001 film biography “Ali” last weekend. Less fanfare has greeted it than the “Purple Rain” resurgence that followed Prince’s death—the Purple One’s cult classic emerging everywhere from midnight movies to malls to baseball stadiums. Show More Summary

"Ali" Returns to Theaters This Weekend

Michael Mann's 2001 biopic "Ali" is returning to theaters this weekend in celebration of the late icon, whose funeral was held today. Will Smith earned an Academy Award nomination for his portrayal of Muhammad Ali, and he's joined by...Show More Summary

Michael Mann’s ‘Ali’ Returning to Theaters This Weekend in Honor of the GOAT

Last weekend brought the tragic news that legendary boxer Muhammad Ali had passed away at 74 years old. Recognized as the greatest of all time — praise the boxer claimed himself early in his career — Ali was not only an iconic athlete but an activist for civil rights, fighting against racism and prejudice. Show More Summary

Muhammad Ali Biopic ‘Ali’ Is Returning to Theaters This Weekend

In honor of the late great Muhammad Ali, Sony’s Muhammad Ali biopic, Ali, will be shown in a few hundred locations nationwide this weekend. The film, originally released back in 2001, was directed by Michael Mann and starred Will Smith—who received an Oscar nomination for his role as the boxing legend. “The film truly honors everything that […]

Sony re-releasing Michael Mann's ALI this weekend!

As the nation mourns Muhammad Ali's passing, Sony will be bringing the Will Smith-starring biopic in theaters nationwide. Read the full article on AICN Ahoy, squirts! Quint here. Will Smith has now firmly established his dramatic credentials,...Show More Summary

Sony’s ‘Ali’ Starring Will Smith Returning To Theaters

As the world continues to celebrate the legacy of boxing great Muhammad Ali, who died Friday night at age 74, Sony pictures has today announced the re-release of its 2001 biopic Ali, directed by Michael Mann and starring Will Smith as the three-time Heavyweight champion, philanthropist and civil rights icon known to millions as The Greatest. Show More Summary

Will Smith Will Serve as a Pallbearer at Muhammad Ali’s Funeral

Fifteen years after playing Muhammad Ali in the Michael Mann biopic Ali, Will Smith will serve as a pallbearer at the boxing legend's funeral, the BBC reports. Smith and Ali first became close during the actor's preparation for the role, which earned a rave review from the man himself. "He ... More »

Mark Steyn’s Latest Trick

Professor Michael Mann vs. Shock Jock Mark Steyn You all know about the libel suit filed by Professor Michael Mann against Canadian right wing radio shock jock Mark Steyn. Steyn made apparently libelous comments linking Mann, who is widely regarded as the worlds top non-retired climate scientist, to the Jerry Sandusky scandal. (I don’t know…

VOTD: Watch Tom Cruise & Jamie Foxx Rehearse for Michael Mann’s ‘Collateral’

One of the most underrated movies from the last decade was undoubtedly Collateral. The raw thriller from director Michael Mann features two oustanding performances from both Tom Cruise and Jamie Foxx. The former delivers one of the best...Show More Summary

Non-Sequiturs: 05.11.16

The 2016 election cycle has been a doozy, and we still have six months left. Rick Hasen, Tom Mann, and Norm Ornstein discuss going from political dysfunction to Trump. [Election Law Blog] Father Michael Reilly is being sued for cursing...Show More Summary

Ft McMurray Fire and Climate Change: Michael Mann Comments

This is a segment of The Big Picture with Thom Hartmann, in which climate scientist Professor Michael Mann provides important perspective on the link between climate change and other disasters such as tornadoes. (See also: The Meaning of the Fort McMurray Fire). Michael Mann is the author of The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars:…

The Madhouse Effect: How Climate Change Denial is Driving Us Crazy!

The Madhouse Effect: How Climate Change Denial Is Threatening Our Planet, Destroying Our Politics, and Driving Us Crazy, by climate scientist Michael Mann and cartoonist Tom Toles is now available for pre-order. I’ve not gotten my review copy of it yet, but it looks fantastic. From the publisher: The award winning climate scientist Michael E.…

Mark Steyn Versus the Climatistas

(Steven Hayward) The New Criterion and Change Up Media have produced a series of videos featuring Mark Steyn discussing climate change and especially Michael Mann’s ludicrous libel suit against Mark. You can watch the entire 27 minute...Show More Summary

Full details, with art: Scream Factory “MANHUNTER” Blu-ray

2 months agoGenres / Horror : Fangoria

The first screen appearance of Hannibal Lecter gets a hi-def upgrade with hours of new bonus material as Michael Mann’s MANHUNTER comes to Blu-ray. Keep reading for the complete details. The two-disc Scream Factory Collector’s Edition of MANHUNTER arrives May 24. Mann’s adaptation of Thomas Harris’ novel RED DRAGON focuses on FBI profiler Will Graham […]

HarperCollins Confirms Michael Mann Books Deal; Mann Reveals ‘Heat’ Prequel Details

UPDATE, 7:12 AM: HarperCollins has confirmed its big multimillion-dollar, multi-book deal with upstart imprint Michael Mann Books, which Deadline revealed yesterday. The release runs below yesterday’s original break below. In it, Mann...Show More Summary

Michael Mann Books, Harper Collins Close Multi-Million Dollar Multi Book Worldwide Deal

EXCLUSIVE: In a move that should get the book crowd buzzing at the London Book Fair that is just getting underway, Deadline has learned that Harper Collins won a multi-house auction to be the home of Michael Mann Books, a publishing imprint that will be masterminded by the renowned writer/director. Show More Summary

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