Heat

Heat

86%

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Heat Reviews

Michael Wilmington
Chicago Tribune
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When Pacino's loud, bruised cop and De Niro's canny crook stare at each other, you can read something spent and weary in their eyes and voices. The heat is hell. So are their jobs -- but somebody's got to do them.

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune | Original Score: 3.5/4

April 29, 2014
Anthony Lane
New Yorker
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The taciturn De Niro and the braying Pacino share a flawless scene over a cup of coffee, but the real honors go to Val Kilmer and Ashley Judd as a warring, loving couple.

Full Review Source: New Yorker

April 29, 2014
Steven Rea
Philadelphia Inquirer
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So why doesn't Heat, with its elaborately staged, tautly edited robberies, its killer cast, edgy score and elegant cinematography, offer more satisfaction? It's the script, stupid.

Full Review Source: Philadelphia Inquirer | Original Score: 2.5/4

April 29, 2014
David Ansen
Newsweek
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Just when it seemed that the only hope for crime movies lay in the postmodernist artifice of films like Pulp Fiction, Mann reinvests the genre with brooding, modernist conviction. This one sticks to your gut.

Full Review Source: Newsweek

April 29, 2014
Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader
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There's nothing really new in this lengthy 1995 thriller by writer-director Michael Mann about cops and robbers in Los Angeles, but it has craft, pacing, and an overall sense of proportion, three pretty rare classic virtues nowadays.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

April 29, 2014
Dave Kehr
New York Daily News
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An odd though often entertaining blend of The Asphalt Jungle and Oprah, a traditional cops-and-robbers story weirdly fitted out with long, earnest discussions of interpersonal relationships.

Full Review Source: New York Daily News | Original Score: 3/4

April 29, 2014
Jay Boyar
Orlando Sentinel
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There isn't much going on at this party other than what the actors bring to it. But fortunately, Mann has invited some exceptional ones.

Full Review Source: Orlando Sentinel | Original Score: 4/5

April 29, 2014
John Hartl
Seattle Times
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Heat becomes consistently more interesting as it forges on toward the 180-minute mark.

Full Review Source: Seattle Times | Original Score: 3.5/4

April 29, 2014
Todd McCarthy
Variety
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Heat occupies an exalted position among the countless contemporary crime films.

Full Review Source: Variety

October 16, 2008
Peter Travers
Rolling Stone
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Robert De Niro's last great role before he devoted himself to self-parody.

| Original Score: 3/4

August 14, 2007
Geoff Andrew
Time Out
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This is simply the best American crime movie -- and indeed, one of the finest movies, period -- in over a decade.

Full Review Source: Time Out

February 9, 2006
Janet Maslin
New York Times
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As Heat progresses, its sensational looks pale beside storytelling weaknesses that expose the more soulless aspects of this cat-and-mouse crime tale.

Full Review Source: New York Times

May 20, 2003
Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times
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Michael Mann and a superlative cast have taken a classic heist movie rife with familiar genre elements and turned it into a sleek, accomplished piece of work, meticulously controlled and completely involving.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times

February 13, 2001
Mike Clark
USA Today
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For a film that deserves Oscars for photography, editing, sound and arguably scoring, Heat is packed with unforgettable subcharacters.

| Original Score: 4/4

January 1, 2000
Richard Schickel
TIME Magazine
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All this adds good weight and tension to the movie and provides a lot of very good actors with the opportunity to do honest, probing work in a context where, typically, less will do.

Full Review Source: TIME Magazine

January 1, 2000
Andrew Ross
Salon.com
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All the squealing tires, flying bullets and falling bodies cannot save Heat from drowning in its own banalities.

Full Review Source: Salon.com

January 1, 2000
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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Michael Mann's writing and direction elevate this material. It's not just an action picture.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 3.5/4

January 1, 2000
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
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... a colossal disappointment.

Full Review Source: ReelViews | Original Score: 2/4

January 1, 2000
Hal Hinson
Washington Post
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If there's one thing Michael Mann knows how to do, it's create tension.

Full Review Source: Washington Post

January 1, 2000
Sean Means
Film.com
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Heat generates lots of energy but gives off little light.

January 1, 2000
Desson Thomson
Washington Post
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As with his other works, [Mann] binds sound, music and pictures into one hypnotic triaxial cable and plugs it right into your brain. He makes this almost-three-hour experience practically glide by.

Full Review Source: Washington Post

January 1, 2000
Susan Stark
Detroit News
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Boosters and touts use the term 'major movie' so often that it's more likely to generate yawns than excitement at this point. Back to basics. Heat is a major movie. With major stars. Doing major acting.

Full Review Source: Detroit News | Original Score: 3/4

January 1, 2000
Edward Guthmann
San Francisco Chronicle
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This is the first time De Niro and Pacino have acted together, and each gives a strong, watertight performance.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 3/4

January 1, 2000
Andy Spletzer
Film.com
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The cop/ crime stuff that makes up the bulk of the movie is well thought out and well directed.

January 1, 2000
Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
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Heat is an ''epic'' that feels like a stunt.

Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: B-

December 15, 1995
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