Public Enemies – 0 stars

Public Enemies: America's Greatest Crime Wave and the Birth of the ...

I watched 40 minutes, which was 40 minutes too much.  Michael Mann’s last picture – Miami Vice – was bad in exactly the same way Public Enemies is bad – all mood and cool, beautifully photographed, and as interesting as a super model on a talk show.  Within 20 minutes, we learn all we would ever learn about our lead, John Dillinger (Johnny Depp).  He is cooly attractive, wear a suit well, lives for the moment and . . . he is cooly attractive.

Moll: What do you want?

John Dillinger: Everything. Right now.


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