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The Sound of a Gun: Michael Mann’s ‘Heat’ (1995), ‘Collateral’ (2004), and ‘Public Enemies’ (2009)

Directed by: Michael Mann || Produced by: Michael Mann [1–3], Art Linson [1], Julie Richardson [2], Kevin Misher [3] Screenplay by: Michael Mann [1,3], Stuart Beattie [2], Ronan Bennett, Ann Biderman [3] || Starring: Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Tom Sizemore, Diane Venora, Amy Brenneman, Ashley Judd, Mykelti Williamson, Wes Studi, Ted Levine, Jon Voight, … Continue reading

Joseph Kosinski’s ‘Tron Legacy’ (2010) & ‘Oblivion’ (2013): Form Follows Function

Directed by: Joseph Kosinski || Produced by: Sean Bailey, Jeffrey Silver, Steven Lisberger [1], Peter Chernin, Dylan Clark, Duncan Henderson, Joseph Kosinski, Barry Levine [2] Screenplay by: Edward Kitsis, Adam Horowitz [1], Karl Gajdusek, Michael deBruyn [2] || Starring: Garrett Hedlund, Jeff Bridges, Olivia Wilde, Bruce Boxleitner, James Frain, Beau Garrett, Michael Sheen [1], Tom … Continue reading

‘Top Gun 2’ (2022): Joseph Kosinski’s 2nd Master Legacy Sequel?

Directed by: Joseph Kosinski || Produced by: Jerry Bruckheimer, Tom Cruise, Christopher McQuarrie, David Ellison Screenplay by: Ehren Kruger, Eric Warren Singer, Christopher McQuarrie || Starring: Tom Cruise, Miles Teller, Jennifer Connelly, Jon Hamm, Glen Powell, Lewis Pullman, Ed Harris, Val Kilmer Music by: Harold Faltermeyer, Lady Gaga, Hans Zimmer, Lorne Balfe || Cinematography: Claudio … Continue reading

‘Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol’ (2011): A Franchise Resurgence

Directed by: Brad Bird || Produced by: Tom Cruise, J. J. Abrams, Bryan Burk Screenplay by: Josh Appelbaum, Andre Nemec ||¬†Starring: Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner, Simon Pegg, Paula Patton, Michael Nyqvist, Anil Kapoor, Lea Seydoux, Vladimir Mashkov, Samuli Edelmann Music by: Lorne Balf Cinematography: Robert Elswit || Edited by: Paul Hirsch || Country: United States … Continue reading

‘Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation’ (2015): Mainstream Action Filmmaking with Teeth

Directed by: Christopher McQuarrie || Produced by: Tom Cruise, J. J. Abrams, Bryan Burk, David Ellison, Dana Goldberg, Don Granger Screenplay by: Christopher McQuarrie || Starring: Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner, Simon Pegg, Rebecca Ferguson, Ving Rhames, Sean Harris, Alec Baldwin Music by: Joe Kraemer || Cinematography: Robert Elswit || Edited by: Eddie Hamilton || Country: … Continue reading

‘Edge of Tomorrow’ (2014): The Tom Cruise-Mark of Quality

Directed by: Doug Liman || Produced by: Erwin Stoff, Tom Lassally, Jeffrey Silver, Gregory Jacobs, Jason Hoffs Screenplay by: Christopher McQuarrie, Jez Butterworth, John-Henry Butterworth || Starring: Tom Cruise, Emily  Blunt, Bill Paxton, Brendan Gleeson, Noah Taylor, Kick Gurry, Dragomir Mrsic, Charlotte Riley Music by: Christophe Beck || Cinematography: Dion Beebe || Edited by: James … Continue reading

‘Magnolia’ (1999): Paul Thomas Anderson at His Most Long-Winded

Directed by: Paul Thomas Anderson || Produced by: Paul Thomas Anderson, JoAnne Sellar, Dylan Tichenor, Michael De Luca Screenplay¬†by: Paul Thomas Anderson || Starring: Jeremy Blackman, Tom Cruise, Melinda Dillon, Philip Baker Hall, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Ricky Jay, William H. Macy, Alfred Molina, Julianne Moore, John C. Reilly, Jason Robards, Melora Walters Music by: Jon … Continue reading