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Perfect Pesci: The Best Performances (Originally published on Movie Mezzanine's THE BALCONY)

Joe motherflippin* Pesci, one of America’s greatest living actors, and the Baby Boomer’s answer to James Cagney, has a strange and wonderful résumé,

Perfect Pesci: The Best Performances (Originally published on Movie Mezzanine's THE BALCONY)

The Michael Mann Guide to Crime (Originally published on Movie Mezzanine's THE BALCONY)

If the work of Michael Mann can be identified by anything it’s a meticulousness and almost obsessive pursuit for authenticity. In a filmmaking resume that has often forayed into the world of professional criminals he’s inadvertently provided some stellar advice on how to keep that ‘heat’ from coming around the corner.

The Michael Mann Guide to Crime (Originally published on Movie Mezzanine's THE BALCONY)

5 Insights into “Miami Vice” from Michael Mann’s Audio Commentary (Originally published on Movie Mezzanine's THE BALCONY)

Here are the five coolest insights into the meticulous professional behind the lens and work environment that he fosters.

5 Insights into “Miami Vice” from Michael Mann’s Audio Commentary (Originally published on Movie Mezzanine's THE BALCONY)

Under the Skin: 5 Reasons Why “Mysterious Skin” Should Be Required Teen Viewing (Originally published on Movie Mezzanine's THE BALCONY)

Araki’s film is a must for teenagers, both in its emotional heft as well as its daringness.

Under the Skin: 5 Reasons Why “Mysterious Skin” Should Be Required Teen Viewing (Originally published on Movie Mezzanine's THE BALCONY)