Actor | Director | Producer | Writer
Michael Kenneth Mann (born February 5, 1943) is an American film director, screenwriter, and producer. For his work, he has received nominations from international organizations and juries, including those at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts, Cannes and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. He has produced the Academy Awards ceremony twice, first in 1999 with the 72nd annual Academy Awards and second in 2004 with the 77th annual ceremony.
Total Film ranked Mann #28 on their 100 The Greatest Directors Ever and Sight and Sound ranked him #5 on their list of the 10 Best Directors of the Last 25 Years, Entertainment Weekly ranked Mann #8 on their 25 Greatest Active Film Directors list.
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How did America change from Easy Rider into Donald Trump? What became of the dreams and utopias of the 1960's and 1970's? What do the people who lived in that golden age think about it today? Did they really blow it? Shot in Cinemascope - from New Jersey to California - this melancholic and elegiac road-movie draws upon the portrait of a confused, complex and incandescent America one year after the start ...
Runtime: 137 min.
Directed by: Jean-Baptiste Thoret
Explores the hot-button issues around the striking gender gap in Hollywood. Both women and men in the entertainment industry share first-person insights, questions, and anecdotes about the place of women in Hollywood.
Runtime: 28 min.
Directed by: Caroline Suh
Hancock is a down-and-out superhero who's forced to employ a PR expert to help repair his image when the public grows weary of all the damage he's inflicted during his lifesaving heroics. The agent's idea of imprisoning the antihero to make the world miss him proves successful, but will Hancock stick to his new sense of purpose or slip back into old habits?
Runtime: 92 min.
Directed by: Peter Berg
Location manager Janice Polley and associate producer Gusmano Cesaretti helm this absorbing featurette in which they discuss the photography and locales Mann utilized in the film. The pair gushes over Mann's talent, but they also touch on plenty of topics that aren't explored elsewhere on the disc.
Runtime: 12 min.
A DVD Special Feature documentary on the experience of turning the chilling novel "Red Dragon" into a motion picture, all told through the actors and director of the first interpretation on film of the hideously complex Hannibal Lecter. Features interviews with Director Michael Mann, and actors Brian Cox, William Petersen, Tom Noonan, and Joan Allen.
Runtime: 17 min.