Casey Free’s review published on Letterboxd:
"I do what I do best, I take scores. You do what you do best, try to stop guys like me."
Arguably the greatest crime thriller ever made. Michael Mann's Heat is a masterpiece. A crime saga focusing on two men who despite being on entirely separate sides of the law, are one and the same. Al Pacino and Robert De Niro deliver incredible performances. The action is expertly shot and choreographed, including the greatest shootout scene in film history. The cinematography is visually astounding. The script is filled with instantly quotable lines and poetic dialogue. The soundtrack is something of legends. It's all of these genuinely great aspects that mold into one amazing film. Heat looks like it was filmed yesterday it's so crisp and stylish. The blu-ray looks terrific. This film casts a long looming shadow over crime movies made in the last 3 decades. I honestly can't imagine seeing this in 1995 in the theater, minds must’ve been blown.
A classic of 90's cinema.