'Miami Vice' Looks Pretty, Acts Tough

Jamie Foxx and Colin Farrell. Credit: Universal Pictures.

Jamie Foxx as Ricardo Tubbs and Colin Farrell as Sonny Crockett in 'Miami Vice.' Universal Pictures hide caption

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Michael Mann's movie re-make of his classic 80s TV show Miami Vice is visually stunning. But its poor plot leaves the viewer wanting more. Morning Edition and Los Angeles Times film critic Kenneth Turan says its a "B" picture with an "A" picture budget.



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