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HD DVD review: Miami Vice

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Miami Vice is ultimately close to two and a half hours of posturing, insincere characterisation and abrasive style, none of which would suggest, barring the appearance of his name during the opening credits, that a filmmaker of Michael Mann’s calibre was behind it. To describe it as a failed experiment would be charitable: a mess is a more accurate description.

Colin Farrell and Jamie Foxx don their designer shades and head out to the beach as I review Universal’s recent HD DVD/DVD combo release of Miami Vice.

 
Posted: Thursday, December 21, 2006 at 2:41 PM | Comments: 1
Categories: Cinema | DVD | HD DVD | Reviews

 
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very nice. I'm thinking of picking this one up. Never been a big fan of Mann and the reviews are so polarizing(ranging from 10/10s to 1/10s) - I guess I'll have to rent it in SD and see if I like it. I know you're a fan of Jet Li's Unleashed(Danny the Dog); I recieved "Fearless" yesterday and imo it's a very nice film, though not as good as the former. Video quality was top notch despite the drap color palette, though there was a bit of overly intrusive EE, and the sound was phenomenal

Posted by: aw, December 22, 2006 10:22 AM

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