Excerpt: Michael Mann regresa con una propuesta artísticamente suicida, sosa e inerte hasta lo sorprendente y en ocasiones alarmante por su torpeza general. Un flojísimo thriller encabezado por un pétreo Chris Hemsworth. Decepción general en el regreso de un grande.
Excerpt: Complaints about narrative clichés — and seriously, a movie is not defined by its clichés, but what it does with them — and visual crutches miss the point; this is not a film about tight plotting or slam-bang action, but about style. Pure, hypnotic, mesmerizing style.
Excerpt: Blackhat is Mann going internationalist, finding the computer age is just as wide open and lawless, replete with shadow-enemies and doppelgangers, as Mann’s wilderness society in Last of the Mohicans (1992) and the mean streets of his neo-noir films.
Excerpt: Blackhat’ is a dull, drab affair that, while occasionally slick, with a few moments of nice tension, carries little more than that to recommend it. And Chris Hemsworth can’t find a shirt that will stay buttoned anywhere. Poor guy.
Excerpt: Relentlessly broad, stillborn and as annoyingly distracting as unwanted spyware ads embedded in your unprotected hard drive, ‘Blackhat’ is so wooden and unimaginative in its tepid action-packed indifference.
Excerpt: An exhilarating Johnnie To-like procedural ripped straight from the headlines yet unceremoniously dumped in a mid-January release and hidden behind a critical embargo, Michael Mann’s Blackhat will likely prove just as divisive as his previous two films, Miami Vice and Public Enemies.