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  • Miami Vice

    Miami Vice


    Umpteenth viewing. One of the greatest films ever. Decided to give the director's cut another go after multiple recent re-viewings of the theatrical cut, as well as all of Mann's other films, while writing my profile of him for Vulture.

    Here's the thing: While the theatrical cut might be "canonical," I really really love the director's cut as well. Yes, losing the cold open in the club is wrong, but other than that, there's a lot of stuff here that…

  • Interstellar



    Have seen this film way too many times than I care to admit at this point. Love it, love it, love it, flaws and all.

    It's not exactly a review, but you can find a longish essay I wrote about it here: