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Michael Mann Cinema And Television: Interviews, 1980-2012

Steven Sanders and R. Barton Palmer

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748693542
eISBN:
9781474406451
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693542.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book is the first to bring together a selection of interviews with the acclaimed American film director Michael Mann, in which he reflects on his film and television productions. The sixteen ... More


Introduction: Michael Mann in His Interviews

Steven Sanders

in Michael Mann Cinema And Television: Interviews, 1980-2012

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748693542
eISBN:
9781474406451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693542.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book brings together for the first time sixteen interviews granted by award-winning screenwriter-director-producer Michael Mann from 1980 to 2012. Conducted by an international roster of ... More


Mann and His Movies1

Jonathan Romney

in Michael Mann Cinema And Television: Interviews, 1980-2012

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748693542
eISBN:
9781474406451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693542.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on the films made by Michael Mann, one of the hardcore hustlers of American film and television and Hollywood's foremost urbanist. Mann's heroes are single-minded, to say the ... More


Michael Mann: Hollywood Writer–Director–Producer1

Graham Fuller

in Michael Mann Cinema And Television: Interviews, 1980-2012

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748693542
eISBN:
9781474406451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693542.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter presents an interview with Michael Mann, one of Hollywood's singular visionaries. An arbiter of modernist film style and a student of frenetic masculine endeavor, Mann has directed such ... More


“Ali Likes the Film a Lot. He’s Seen it Six Times”1

Xan Brooks

in Michael Mann Cinema And Television: Interviews, 1980-2012

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748693542
eISBN:
9781474406451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693542.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter analyses Ali, a film by Michael Mann. Starring Will Smith in the title role, Ali tells the story of the boxer Muhammad Ali, including his capture of the heavyweight title from Sonny ... More


A Mann’s Man’s World1

Scott Foundas

in Michael Mann Cinema And Television: Interviews, 1980-2012

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748693542
eISBN:
9781474406451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693542.003.0015
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter comments on Miami Vice, a film by Michael Mann. Miami Vice is the movie version of the trendsetting 1980s TV series that Mann originally brought to television screens worldwide as ... More


L.A. Belongs to the Coyotes1

Leif Kramp

in Michael Mann Cinema And Television: Interviews, 1980-2012

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748693542
eISBN:
9781474406451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693542.003.0013
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter presents an interview with Michael Mann, who talks about his film Collateral and its star, Tom Cruise, as well as censorship issues raised about Hollywood by Christian fundamentalists. ... More


Manhunter: An Interview with Michael Mann1

Alain Charlot and Marc Toullec

in Michael Mann Cinema And Television: Interviews, 1980-2012

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748693542
eISBN:
9781474406451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693542.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter presents an interview with Michael Mann, in which he talks about his crime thriller Manhunter. Oscillating between fantasy and the whodunit, everything in Manhunter seems out of order, ... More


Introduction

Jonathan Rayner

in The Cinema of Michael Mann: Vice and Vindication

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167291
eISBN:
9780231850490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167291.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This introductory chapter provides a background of Michael Mann's success in film and television to reflect on the influences which have engendered his unique standing in both media. Rather than ... More


Mann Among Men1

Michael Sragow

in Michael Mann Cinema And Television: Interviews, 1980-2012

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748693542
eISBN:
9781474406451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693542.003.0012
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the themes and working methods of Michael Mann. Talking to Mann is as surprising as it is stimulating. Mann catches his actors up in his enthrallment with his material, whether ... More


The Cinema of Michael Mann: Vice and Vindication

Jonathan Rayner

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167291
eISBN:
9780231850490
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167291.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Michael Mann is one of the most important American filmmakers of the past forty years. His films exhibit the existential concerns of art cinema, articulated through a conspicuous and recognizable ... More


Paint it Black1

Mark Olsen

in Michael Mann Cinema And Television: Interviews, 1980-2012

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748693542
eISBN:
9781474406451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693542.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter presents an interview with Michael Mann, who talks about his film Collateral. Mann explains why he explored the aesthetics of digital video in Collateral; whether digital allowed him to ... More


The Study of Mann1

F.X. Feeney

in Michael Mann Cinema And Television: Interviews, 1980-2012

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748693542
eISBN:
9781474406451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693542.003.0017
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter presents an interview with Michael Mann, whose films have been populated with thieves, assassins, mad men, whistleblowers, and gamblers. For more than three decades, Mann has examined ... More


Of Vice and Mann1

Art Harris

in Michael Mann Cinema And Television: Interviews, 1980-2012

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748693542
eISBN:
9781474406451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693542.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter presents an interview with Michael Mann, in which he talks about the television show Miami Vice. It was Mann's fetish for detail that made him one of the hottest triple threats in ... More


Number One with a Bullet1

John Patterson

in Michael Mann Cinema And Television: Interviews, 1980-2012

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748693542
eISBN:
9781474406451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693542.003.0016
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter presents an interview with Michael Mann, who talks about his 2009 film Public Enemies. Starring Johnny Depp in the title role, Public Enemies is a gripping account of John Dillinger's ... More


Smoking Gun1

Stuart Husband

in Michael Mann Cinema And Television: Interviews, 1980-2012

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748693542
eISBN:
9781474406451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693542.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter analyses The Insider, a 1999 film by Michael Mann. Starring Russell Crowe and Al Pacino, The Insider is based on the real events sparked when Jeffrey Wigand, former head of research and ... More


Conclusion

Jonathan Rayner

in The Cinema of Michael Mann: Vice and Vindication

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167291
eISBN:
9780231850490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167291.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter concludes that Michael Mann's authorship must be viewed in several chronological, industrial, and formal contexts: the post-classical context, inflected by television but still marked by ... More


All the Corporations’ Men1

Michael Sragow

in Michael Mann Cinema And Television: Interviews, 1980-2012

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748693542
eISBN:
9781474406451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693542.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter presents an interview with Michael Mann, who talks about his 1999 film The Insider. Starring Russell Crowe and Al Pacino, The Insider is not only a docudrama about Big Tobacco, Big ... More


Michael Mann Interview1

John Maguire

in Michael Mann Cinema And Television: Interviews, 1980-2012

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748693542
eISBN:
9781474406451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693542.003.0014
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter presents an interview with Michael Mann, who talks about his film Miami Vice, a kind-of remake of the seminal 1980s TV series that he originally brought to television screens worldwide ... More


Four Minute Mile1

Julian Fox

in Michael Mann Cinema And Television: Interviews, 1980-2012

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748693542
eISBN:
9781474406451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693542.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter presents an interview with Michael Mann, in which he talks about The Jericho Mile, his first directorial feature. A raw, well-observed and humane story set in Folsom State Penitentiary, ... More


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