Blackhat

Blackhat

Blackhat

Michael Mann hacker thriller starring Chris Hemsworth as a convict asked to help with an investigation targeting a high-risk networking criminal - an endeavour that will take him and his American and Chinese partners from Chicago to Jakarta. Co-starring Oscar-nominee Viola Davis (The Help).

2015Rating: MA15+, Strong violence133 minsUSA,
ActionDramaMysteryThriller
Director:
Michael Mann ('Heat', 'The Insider', 'Collateral', 'The Last of the Mohicans')
Writer:
Michael MannMorgan Davis Foehl
Cast:
Chris HemsworthViola DavisWei TangWilliam MapotherJohn OrtizRitchie Coster

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Total Film

Total Film

It's no Heat but the niggles are easily forgiven given the virtuosity on show and the mood oozing from every frame. No one shoots faces, architecture and gunfights like Mann.

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The New York Times

The New York Times

A spectacular work of unhinged moviemaking.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

A square-jawed, furrowed-browed, altogether joyless film, with a hero to match ...

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

Technology may have changed, cyber-crime may be all the rage, but the narrative song remains the same in films like this, and it's a tune this director knows by heart.

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Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

A competent procedural rather than the ground-breaking cybersaga we'd hoped for. But as with Miami Vice, Mann's boundless style does a remarkable job of disguising the lack of substance.

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