THIS SEASON’S THEME: Cop ThrillersWelcome to episode 035 of Choose Film: A Reel Retrospective podcast. Rebecca and Gary are joined by Filmmaker & Editor Vito Milazzo to discuss the epic, gripping & explosive Michael Mann's Heat. Synopsis Master criminal Neil McCauley (Robert De Niro) is trying to control the rogue actions of one of his men, while also planning one last big heist before retiring. Meanwhile, Lieutenant Hanna (Al Pacino) attempts to track down McCauley as he deals with the chaos in his own life, including the infidelity of his wife (Diane Venora) and the mental health of his stepdaughter (Natalie Portman). McCauley and Hanna discover a mutual respect, even as they try to thwart each other's plans.LINKS IN CONVERSATION"Playing The Game", a new football documentary show on BBC Scotland.www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/m000ly38https://www.imdb.com/name/nm2763219/INSTA - @vitolmTwitter - @vitolmthebowlinggreen.tvSHORT FILMSThe Ballerina - Short Horror Filmhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sTtmpFIaFqcThe Interview | A Psychological Thriller Short Film by Barnaby Roperhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oc-lKTEkihcVito's BioVito Milazzo has been a broadcast TV editor for the last decade, and in the last five years has built up a steady list of directing work for television and online. His BBC documentary "Playing The Game" centred on a former international footballer struggling with mental health issues, and can currently be seen on iPlayer. His short films include the psychological comedy-drama "Writer's Block", and the dystopian horror "The Quiet", which have both been screened at film festivals around the world and are available online. Vito has several projects in development, including a full series of "Playing The Game", a WWII short described as "Dambusters meets classic Godzilla" and a feature version of "The Quiet".