The latest attempt to resurrect climate change deniers' favourite trope of a warming pause is just more smoke and mirrors, say Michael Mann and Susan Hassol
It’s no coincidence that Christopher Nolan hosted Heat‘s 20th anniversary retrospective – he’s a huge fan of fellow director Michael Mann. Glass Distortion compared scenes from Heat and Mann’s other films with ones from The Dark Knight to show Mann’s influence on Nolan.
This week's Savage Stack is a Wick Week Special Edition, focusing on Michael Mann's relentless hitman masterpiece. Read more...
Filmmakers JCL Aragón and Adrián Gutiérrez of Glass Distortion have created a great video essay comparing visual influences and references from director Michal Mann‘s collection of films that are found in The Dark Knight by Christopher Nolan. Show More Summary
Michael Mann’s one of those filmmakers whose greatest films inspire fierce debate. An argument can and has been made that nearly all of his movies (except for The Keep, maybe) is his masterpiece, whether its prestige period pieces like Last Of The Mohicans and Public Enemies or the gnarly digital pulp of Blackhat and Collateral. Show More Summary
If you ask me, Christopher Nolan‘s The Dark Knight is a masterwork, not just as a superhero movie but as a film. But like most great filmmakers, Nolan wears his film influences on his sleeves, and it’s very evident in his work. We’ve...Show More Summary
Christopher Nolan made all his department heads watch the Michael Mann movie before 'The Dark Knight' started filming.
The Dark Knight is very probably the best superhero movie of all time and that has a lot to do with Joker being the best villain and Christopher Nolan being a fantastic director but it also has to do with... Michael Mann? Here’s a video from Glass Distortion that shows scenes from The Dark Knight next to scenes from… Read more...
Michael Mann, who has previously called for robust debate, as long as the debate is one sided (he will block you in a heartbeat on Twitter), is pretty upset about
MOVING FOR EN BANC REVIEW IN THE MICHAEL MANN LAWSUIT AND INVOKING TRUMP: Political thinkers would certainly like to believe that historical analogies are integral to expressing their views on important political choices. Just in the last year, one candidate for office has been compared to Hitler, 21 Hitler, 22 Hitler, 23 Hitler, 24 and […]
Ilya Shapiro, Trevor Burrus, Thomas Berry Michael Mann is a climate scientist and researcher whose work has been at the center of the global warming debate for decades. After emails came to light concerning Mann’s statistical methods,...Show More Summary
Michael Mann is a climate scientist and researcher whose work has been at the center of the global warming debate for decades. After emails came to light concerning Mann’s statistical methods, two of his critics wrote scathing pieces...Show More Summary
On December 22, a three-judge panel of the District of Columbia Court of Appeals issued a verdict in Penn State professor Michael Mann’s defamation case against NR, Mark Steyn, the Competitive Enterprise Institute, and Rand Simberg.Show More Summary
Michael Mann has gone back and re-edited several of his films, including Manhunter and most recently, Blackhat. Sometimes these changes are substantial, other times they’re redundant. The director believes his last cut of The Last of...Show More Summary
Some 15 years after its release and a half year after the death of its subject, a new version of the Michael Mann film Ali is today being re-released on DVD. With a career performance by Will Smith as iconic fighter and Civil Rights era catalyst Muhammad Ali, Ali is slightly different than the version widely seen in late 2001. Show More Summary
The climate scientist Michael Mann imagines himself on a crusade to save the planet. But if he gets his way in his lawsuit against my magazine, his legacy will be reducing the 1st Amendment’s protection for vigorous debate. Friends of free speech are understandably alarmed every time Donald Trump...
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment is releasing a special edition of Michael Mann’s Muhammad Ali biopic, starring Will Smith, on Blu-ray this month. Ali: Commemorative Edition will include a new featurette – On the Set with The Greatest. Show More Summary
Think fake news is a recent plague, borne of the presidential election? It’s not. “The notion of ‘fake news’ is hardly new to climate scientists like myself,” Penn State climatologist Michael Mann told Grist. “We’ve known about it (and written about it) for years.” Thanks to researchers like Mann —...
It’s not a recent trend, says climatologist Michael Mann, but it is a deeply dangerous one.