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2020 AFI Awards Honorees Include ‘Nomadland,’ ‘Da 5 Bloods,’ ‘Soul,’ ‘Sound of Metal,’ ‘Mank,’ and More

The American Film Institute has announced its 2020 AFI Awards honorees, and it’s a pretty solid line-up all around (with a few exceptions). The list of films includes Da 5 Bloods, Judas and the Black Messiah, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, Mank, Minari, and more. On the TV side of things, AFI is honoring Better Call […]

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These Below-the-Line Contributions Could Be Awards Contenders This Season

Awards season has begun in earnest now that it’s January and several critics groups have weighed in, giving love to contenders such as “Nomadland,” “Mank” and “The Trial of the Chicago 7.”But work in other films is also deserving, and some of the most striking aspects of the contenders are in cinematography, production design, costume […]

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‘Mank’ Was Steven Soderbergh’s Most-Watched Film of 2020

It’s become an annual tradition for Steven Soderbergh to share his most-watched and read films, television shows, and books. “Mank,” David Fincher’s acclaimed biographical drama, served as Soderbergh’s most-watched film of 2020.Soderbergh shared his 2020 media diet in a Tuesday post on his “Seen, Read” list that the filmmaker updates every January. Soderbergh first watched […]

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‘Nomadland’ Scores Seven Nominations From Chicago Film Critics Association

Chloe Zhao’s “Nomadland” has earned seven nominations for 2020 honors from the Chicago Film Critics Association, followed by six each for Spike Lee’s “Da 5 Bloods,” Kelly Reichardt’s “First Cow” and Charlie Kaufman’s “I’m Thinking of Ending Things.”David Fincher’s “Mank” and Emerald Fennell’s “Promising Young Woman” took five nominations each. With 28 nominations, Netflix is […]

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Barack Obama Shares His Favorite Movies and TV Shows of 2020

President Barack Obama, like the rest of us, appears to have spent a good portion of his year binging TV shows and watching movies to pass time during the coronavirus pandemic.In keeping with his annual tradition, on Friday he shared his favorite films and television series of 2020. Obama’s movie list includes “Ma Rainey’s Black […]

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Amanda Seyfried Turned Down ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Because She Thought It Would Bomb

Amanda Seyfried never really went away, exactly, but she’s been having herself a nice little “comeback” recently. She’s turned in great work in films like First Reformed, Twin Peaks, and this year’s Mank. And at one point, she was almost part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, too. Seyfried has previously commented on turning […]The post […]

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Watch David Fincher Movies: Where Each Film Is Streaming

All products and services featured by IndieWire are independently selected by IndieWire editors. However, IndieWire may receive a commission on orders placed through its retail links, and the retailer may receive certain auditable data for accounting purposes.With David Fincher’s long-awaited “Mank,” about screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz’s quest to finish the screenplay for “Citizen Kane,” finally […]

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How Steven Soderbergh’s Only Complaint About ‘Mank’ Changed the Editing of a Key Scene

[Editor’s Note: The following article contains spoilers for “Mank,” which streams on Netflix December 4.]David Fincher pal Steven Soderbergh often consults on early cuts of his movies (including the friendly product placement of Soderbergh’s imported Singani 63 brandy in “Gone Girl”) — and “Mank” was no different. Turns out Soderbergh’s only complaint about the “Citizen […]

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