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Trailers from Hell: Josh Olson on Michael Mann's 'Thief,' Starring James Caan

Hardboiled! continues over at Trailers from Hell, with screenwriter Josh Olson introducing Michael Mann's brilliant 1981 heist film "Thief," starring James Caan. The film recently got the Criterion Blu-ray treatment.
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  • February 19, 2014 11:54 AM
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Michael Mann's Essential Debut 'Thief,' New from Criterion, and Other Must-Own Holiday Blu-Rays (TRAILER)

Among the new year's bonbons being unwrapped from Criterion is a long-awaited gem, one guaranteed to please that movie freak whose holiday gift-buying you've been putting off till the last possible moment: "Thief," Michael Mann's thriller that inaugurated several careers and a flair for visual style that would become the hallmark of an era.
  • By John Anderson
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  • December 31, 2013 12:34 PM
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Michael Mann's Upcoming Cyber Thriller, Starring Hemsworth, Gets a Release Date UPDATED

UPDATE: Michael Mann's upcoming thriller (formerly titled "Cyber"), starring Chris Hemsworth and currently in post production after a shoot in Hong Kong, has been given a release date by Universal. Mann fans may be a little disappointed to hear they'll have to wait until January 16, 2015 for this one. Fingers crossed it gets moved up.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • November 29, 2013 2:33 PM
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Trailers from Hell: Josh Olson on Michael Mann's Stylish 1986 Serial Killer Noir 'Manhunter'

Olson on Noir! kicks off at Trailers from Hell, with screenwriter Josh Olson introducing Michael Mann's "Manhunter," the first of the various big-screen Hannibal Lector thrillers, starring Brian Cox as the incarcerated cannibal killer. Tom Noonan is the creepy serial killer at large, and William Petersen the detective on the case.
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  • October 21, 2013 1:17 PM
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