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Venice Spotlight: Ami Canaan Mann On ‘Jackie & Ryan’

Since she is the daughter of iconic filmmaker Michael Mann, it seems surprising that director Ami Canaan Mann's first screenplay would focus on a modern day train jumper musician who sneaks onto freight cars, armed with guitar and sterno...Show More Summary

Exclusive Venice Clip: The Vibrant Bluegrass Music In Ami Canaan Mann’s ‘Jackie & Ryan’

EXCLUSIVE: Having screened earlier today at the Venice Film Festival and premiering tomorrow night, Jackie & Ryan, is the third feature from director Ami Canaan Mann (daughter of Michael Mann), which follows a train hopper, Ryan (British actor Ben Barnes), who is set on becoming a musician during the millennium's recession in Utah. Show More Summary

Michael Mann’s special purpose Hockey Stick filter has been exposed

Jean S writes at Climate Audit: As most readers are aware, and stated in my post few hours after (ClimateGate) CG broke out, Mike’s Nature trick was first uncovered by UC here. He was able to replicate (visually perfectly) the smooths of MBH9x thereby showing that the smooths involved padding with the instrumental data. The…

EPA on Mann’s “Fraud” Invective

Michael Mann, now feigning sensitivity towards Mark Steyn’s use of the word “fraudulent”, used identical language in the Climategate emails against critics without the slightest compunction. Mann’s hypocrisy has been widely noted. Unpublicized thus far is a discussion by EPA, in which EPA concluded that Mann’s accusations of “scientific fraud” were within the scope of […]

What’s wrong with climate activism and some climate scientists in one ugly nutshell

We’ve seen instances of this before – wishing disaster upon humanity so that it can be used for climate propaganda. However, this tweet from Greg Blanchette sent to the attention of Michael Mann and “get a vasectomy to save the … Continue reading ?

Why Michael Mann’s Defamation Suit Against Climate Denialists Is the Right Move

Dr. Michael Mann, one of the country’s leading climate scientists, has been harassed, threatened, and berated for his views that human actions are contributing to global climate change. But not just from anonymous commenters on websites — from leading publications like the National Review Online. After being compared to Jerry Sandusky and having the credibility […]

Mann v Steyn: If This Trial Ever Goes Ahead Global Warming Is Toast

Mark Steyn has published his latest brief in his protracted court case with discredited climate scientist Michael Mann (who is suing him for libel) and it's a corker. Here's a sample: The audacity of the falsehoods in Mann's court pleadings is breathtaking. Show More Summary

Larry Clifton on Michael Mann’s Suit: Nope, wrong, sorry.

Larry Clifton has suggested that Michael Mann’s law suit against the Competitive Enterprise Institute is ruining it for everyone, and a lot of his right wing conservative friends agree. But they are all wrong, so wrong that one wonders how they could be so wrong. It smells to me like willful ignorance. For people who…

Hopefully Dr. Michael E. Mann Doesn't Sue Me for This Column

Trevor Burrus The battle over climate-change science is heating up, so to speak, and it has moved to the courts. The defamation lawsuit brought by climatologist Dr. Michael E. Mann — one of the creators of the famed “hockey-stick graph”...Show More Summary

Two developments in suits against bloggers

2 weeks agoIndustries / Law : Overlawyered

Many organizations and individuals have now filed amicus briefs in the case filed by climate scientist Michael Mann against bloggers, journalists and a think tank (the Competitive Enterprise Institute) that had published or linked to hostile commentary about him. Show More Summary

Steyn’s scorching new legal brief on the Michael Mann ‘defamation’ case

Mark Steyn has submitted an amicus curiae brief in the CEI/National Review -vs- Mann and it has some interesting language. Unfortunately, since it is a scan of printed document, rather than a PDF conversion, I can’t excerpt as easily, so … Continue reading ?

Arsenal: 'Cavani in, Wilshere out' as Vermaelen goes abroad

Credits: Michael Regan/Getty Images Alt Text: Jack Wilshere in action in the Emirates Cup Rumours swirl around the Emirates as Wenger admits that defender Vermaelen could leave Transfer Talk Bill Mann Friday, August 8, 2014 - 8:56am It's...Show More Summary

Michael Mann's Opponents In Hockey Stick Defamation Case Regurgitate Half-Truths In New Court Filing

Put up your hand if you’ve been a follower of news about climate change in recent years and haven’t heard of the “hockey stick” graph. Nobody?  No, didn’t think so. These graphs get their name because of their shape.  They are reconstructions...Show More Summary

Mann Vs. National Review: National Review Floundering

The National Review is a political magazine, and Mark Steyn, I think, writes for them (I really don’t keep track). A while back Steyn and/or the National Review made some seemingly very defamatory statements about Michael Mann, the climate scientist. Career-damaging really icky accusations of fraud and such. They were bogus accusations, but they were…

Liverpool reignite £19m Bony chase and close in on Moreno

Credits: Michael Steele/Getty Images Alt Text: Liverpool transfer target Wilfried Bony Swansea may be prepared to sell Ivorian striker because transfer rumours have 'unsettled' the player Transfer Talk Bill Mann Tuesday, August 5, 2014...Show More Summary

National Review gives Michael Mann the stick

Not just a Hockeystick, but borrowing from official CNN language last week, this appears to be the legal equivalent of a fstick. It is quite a read. McIntrye, McKittrick, Christy, and Andrew Montford among others are referenced. Excerpts:  Critics of … Continue reading ?

Movie News Wrap Up: ‘Blackhat’, ‘Grasshopper Jungle’ & More

4 weeks agoGenres / Sci Fi : Screen Rant

Former 'Ant-Man' director Edgar Wright lines up another project, Michael Mann's 'Blackhat' gets a release window, and more!

Comic-Con: First Look at Chris Hemsworth in Michael Mann's 'Blackhat'

Chris Hemswroth is seen working with director David Mann in the first photo from 'Blackhat', which was revealed at Comic-Con. [...]

Michael Mann and Chris Hemsworth Cyber-Thriller Officially Titled ‘Blackhat’

Michael Mann has shot a new thriller starring Chris Hemsworth, which has most often been spoken of simply as the “Untitled Michael Mann Cyber-Thriller.” Now the film is called Blackhat (as foretold by a tweet not long ago) and Legendary debuted that title and a bit of footage today at Comic Con. Show More Summary

Comic-Con: Legendary brings ‘Warcraft,’ ‘Crimson Peak,’ Michael Mann, King Kong

The giant monsters business is turning out to be a great one for Legendary. During the company’s Comic-Con International presentation […]

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