Michael Mann

Manhunter Blu-ray Review

Shout! Factory has produced a near-perfect Blu-ray of the 1986 cult classic Manhunter, there's just one thing that could have made it better.

Hannibal Episode 3.11 Recap

In "...And the Beast from the Sea" Hannibal Lecter goes Old Testament on the Graham family with a little help from his friend, Francis Dolarhyde.

Hannibal Episode 3.10 Recap

“... And The Woman Clothed in Sun” is the first Red Dragon adaptation to truly capture the essence of Francis Dolarhyde, despite there being two films based around his moonlit killing spree.

Hannibal Episode 3.8 Recap

The back half of Hannibal's final season will be the most artful telling of a conflict older than living memory: vampires versus werewolves.

The New Old: Guns, Drugs, and Tobacco

This week for the archival DVD and Blu-Ray column we dive into the 3-D Blu-Ray release of Tony Scott's Top Gun, Michael Mann's The Insider, the forgotten about horror flick Schizo, and head over to the TV side of things for The Drunk and on Drugs Happy Funtime Hour, the second season of the Being Human reboot, and The Best of WCW Monday Nitro, Volume 2.

The New Old: Sowing Season

This week, our archival DVD column looks at various stages of growing up with looks at Good Will Hunting, High Fidelity, and Adventures in Babysitting, and a look at the volatile nature of change in The Proposition.

Interview: Ami Canaan Mann

Dork Shelf talks to Texas Killing Fields director Ami Canaan Mann about preparing and authentic feeling true crime drama, working with heavyweights like Sam Worthington and Jessica Chastain, and what it was like learning filmmaking from her father, Michael Mann.

TIFF 2011: Drive Review

Director Nicolas Winding Refn has proven that he knows the dark world of crime dramas well. His new film Drive manages to be both an immaculate homage to the seminal crime films of Melville and Mann, and a worthy addition to a genre already full of classics.

Public Enemies Trailer

The first trailer for Michael Mann‘s 1930’s gangster flick Public Enemies has hit the web.  The film stars Johnny Depp as depression-era outlaw John Dillinger and Christian Bale as Agent Melvin Purvis, the FBI agent tasked to track and capture him. The caliber of those involved with this film make it one of this years […]