Two New Public Enemies Clips

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public enemies johnny depp Two New Public Enemies Clips

Earlier this week, we finally got a chance to see some new promotional material for this summer’s hit gangster film, Public Enemies. Those items came in the form of three new character-centric posters that emphasized the stars of the film: Johnny Depp, Christian Bale and Marion Cotillard.

Now, we have a pair of new clips that Trailer Addict exclusively debuted today for the Michael-Mann directed film. Check them out and see what you think:

Unfortunately, they don’t really reveal too much new or different than what we’ve seen from the full Public Enemies trailer and they seem to have chosen the cheesier dialogue to show off in these clips.

I don’t know what to expect of this film. I find myself not overly excited to see it from the videos I’ve seen so far. The leads and supporting cast are incredible and the story is a given to be great, but I can’t seem to get over the visual quality of the movie.

Michael Mann’s trademark style is using digital video instead of film and it’s very evident from the trailers for this movie or if you’ve seen Collateral (a pretty good movie) and Miami Vice (a pretty bad movie).

This is a big concern for me. The movie doesn’t seem have a good style for this sort of period drama and to me, it visually looks cheap and amateurish when combined with the many handheld unsteady shots; I’m not digging that at all for this type of movie – It just feels too generic and bland and almost takes me out of the movie. For a period piece epic like this, digital video does not fit and I was hoping for something more.

I’m not going to let that ruin the movie for me though and I’ll definitely be seeing this opening weekend.

What do you think of the clips and of the use of digital video?

Public Enemies hits theaters this July 1st.

Source: Trailer Addict

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  1. WHOOOOOAAAAAA Rob, homey, Miami Vice a bad movie? In no way that is sir! Miami Vice was pure awesome, it really delved into the world of going undercover and the risks involved.
    What where you expecting, Bad Boys? From Michael Mann?

    I do agree with you for a period piece like this going digital is not a proper way to go. However, with color correction and editing tools they can make it look like old film stock. I prefer film stock as well–I’m with a film production company in T-O.
    However, the advantage with digital is what Rodriguez has said before. you can leave it on running and capture things from actors which would be a headache if you used film stock.

  2. @ SK-47,

    Sorry bud, I really didn’t like Miami Vice, neither did the critics and many others it seems. It got very bad ratings at RT, BoxOfficeMojo and IMDB :(

    Also, While I see what you’re saying about digital I didn’t get the old film stock look from the trailers so far.

  3. Yeah “Miami Vice” was pretty dull, the show was good though