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★★★★½ Rewatched by Josh Spiegel 27 Aug 2021
This is not Michael Mann’s deepest film, but it’s the film of his I like rewatching most. Two killer performances, crisp and intensely staged action, and a haunting depiction of L.A. at night.
★★★★ Rewatched by Josh Spiegel 27 Aug 2021
There is a "Catheter Consultant" listed in the end credits, something I haven't noticed over many rewatches in nearly two decades.
And they say comedies aren't funny on repeat viewings.
★½ Watched by Josh Spiegel 03 Dec 2018 34
The story of how that racist guy who says “I’m not racist, I have a black friend” met his black friend.
★★★★ Rewatched by Josh Spiegel 31 Jul 2013 1
"How did it feel, strapping that thing to your back and flying like a bat out of hell?"
"Well, it's the closest I'll ever get to heaven, Mr. Hughes."
What an exciting, uncynical, legitimately fun this movie still is, 22 years after the fact.