Excerpt: David Fincher (“The Social Network,” Gone Girl”), a notorious perfectionist known for his grueling number of takes, has meticulously reconstructed Hollywood of the 1930’s and 40’s to deconstruct the rot behind a studio system feeding lies to the American public.
Excerpt: Exquisitely directed, beautifully crafted, brilliantly stylized, with a superb script and phenomenal acting across the board. Gary Oldman excels as screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz and Amanda Seyfried, as actress Marion Davies, has never been better.
Excerpt: David Fincher’s artistic touches, and the layered moral dilemma at the heart of Mank, don’t tell the whole of Herman J. Mankiewicz’s life. But they do combine to leave one hell of an impression.