Mank movie review: David Fincher makes his own Citizen Kane with splendid turns from Gary Oldman and Amanda Seyfried

//Mank movie review: David Fincher makes his own Citizen Kane with splendid turns from Gary Oldman and Amanda Seyfried

Mank movie review: David Fincher makes his own Citizen Kane with splendid turns from Gary Oldman and Amanda Seyfried

4.5/5 starsDavid Fincher’s first film since 2014’s Gone Girl is one of his most personal – and most beautiful. Mank is a biopic of Hollywood screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz, written by Fincher’s own father. Jack Fincher, who penned the script in the 1990s, died in 2003, before his son could direct it. If he’d lived to see the finished article, he would be brimming with pride.Set in the 1930s, Mank deals with the screenwriter’s efforts to script Orson Welles’ Citizen Kane, his 1941 feature…

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