Appreciation: For actor Tom Sizemore, the action was the juice

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The Detroit News

DETROIT — There’s a scene in Michael Mann’s 1995 crime epic “Heat” where a crew of bank robbers, led by Robert De Niro’s Neil McCauley, learns they’ve been made by a police task force, headed up by Al Pacino’s Vincent Hanna. Do they stay or go? Meaning, do they continue with their planned heist, or do they walk away, knowing in advance it’s all headed south? Neil goes around his team, asking his partners what they think, where their heads are at, whether they should walk. Michael Cheritto, played with cool, low simmering energy by Tom Sizemore, is unfazed by the prospect of the mission going u…

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