Welcome to Season 1 Episode 2 of Opera Omnia Podcast, the podcast that dedicates every season to a incredible director and works through his/her Opera Omnia (or body of work) one movie at a time.
Join your hosts Andy Blockley and Duncan McLeish (formerly of Doing the Nasty Podcast) as they take an in-depth look at some of the best directors in cinema history with Season 1 exclusively looking into the filmography of Michael Mann.
On episode 2 the guys look back at The Keep (1983), Mann’s attempt at a supernatural horror story set in the early 1940’s in the mountains of Romania where a secret is buried deep inside The Keep awaiting its time of release….Oh and Nazi’s…lots and lots of Nazi’s.
Movie Rating is 1-10
Duncan – 6
Andy – 6
Each episode we will ask the question, is this the best movie in Mann’s back catalogue and as of episode 2 we agree that Thief retains its position as the best Michael Mann movie at the time of 1983. We will see how long this holds out.
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Join us in 2 weeks time when we look at Mann’s next movie Manhunter (1986).