Arthouse Garage Podcast

040: Mank

David Fincher is back his latest film Mank, and Rance Collins is back on the podcast to break it all down.
Season 6: Best Films of 2020
Season 6: Best Films of 2020
040: Mank

David Fincher is back with another dark and brooding drama, but this time he’s looking at Hollywood history. In his latest film Mank, Fincher and his collaborators depict the writing of Citizen Kane by screenwriter Herman Mankiewicz,  the relationships that inspired the story, and the behind the scenes drama. The film stars Gary Oldman, Amanda Seyfried, Charles Dance, Lily Collins and more. 

Classic Hollywood genius Rance Collins returns to the podcast (after discussing Citizen Kane back in episode 24) to break down Mank and look at its politics, its history, and the technical decisions that went into its creation. We go pretty deep into film versus digital, and we also talk Oscars 2021.

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Andrew is a writer, podcaster, and film lover who wants to help people think critically about movies. He lives in central Arkansas with his wife Allison and two children, Rosie & Beau. Andrew is the Senior Editor at Arthouse Garage and a member of the Southeastern Film Critics Association (SEFCA). Find him at and on Twitter and Instagram: @ArthouseGarage.

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