The Cinema of Michael Mann (Genre Film Auteurs)

The Cinema of Michael Mann (Genre Film Auteurs)

Steven Rybin


Few different modern Hollywood filmmakers healthy the class of "genre stylist" in addition to Michael Mann, the director of such movies as Heat, The Insider, Ali, Collateral, Manhunter, Thief, and Miami Vice. Mann's movie type marks him as a director who chooses the iconographic backdrop of a style as a canvas upon which he and his collaborators can craft a special cinematic imaginative and prescient. The Cinema of Michael Mann strains the cutting edge and under-explored stylistic contours of Mann's paintings, the director's inflection upon and innovation inside of preexisting style frameworks, and the connection of either type and style to problems with authorship and movie feedback. Steven Rybin's severe learn of Mann's cinema, and the significance of the filmmaker's subject matters to our modern international, is efficacious for either movie students and cinephiles alike.

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