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Going Back to Miami

I revisit Michael Mann’s 2006 adaptation of the seminal series Miami Vice.

Image: Universal Pictures

Often you hear the phrase “style over substance” and it is typically used as a negative. Miami Vice fits into that category. However, like most of Michael Mann’s output, the style is absolutely part of the substance.

I saw Miami Vice in theaters back in 2006. At that time I had seen only one other film from Mann and that was…

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Eric B. Jones

Eric B. Jones

Fan of the movies. Writing to show my perspective on the artform I grew up loving.

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