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David Fincher Shares ‘Mank’ Sound Design Inspirations & It Involves Martin Scorsese’s Basement

In many ways, Mank feels like a departure from David Fincher’s usual aesthetic style. A black-and-white drama written by Fincher’s father, the late Jack Fincher, Mank is set in Hollywood in the 1930s and ’40s. It tells the story of alcoholic, troubled screenwriter Herman Mankiewicz’s (Gary Oldman) attempts to reignite his career by drawing from […]

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‘Mank’s Limited Theatrical Release Coming Nearly A Month Before December Netflix Debut

Much has been said already about Netflix‘s theatrical releases. Some feel like events you know about, others under-the-radar things will little-publicized dates (the recent “The Trial Of The Chicago 7“). Obviously, the ongoing pandemic affecting theatrical release plans is an issue, but this year, the streaming giant is seemingly going in a little harder with […]

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David Fincher Wanted ‘Mank’ to Look Like It Was Found in Scorsese’s Basement Waiting to Be Restored

Because David Fincher’s “Mank” is set in the Hollywood of the 1930s and early ’40s, the director wanted the film to look and feel like exactly that. The film is a re-evaluation of Hollywood through the eyes of scathing social critic and alcoholic screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz as he races to finish the screenplay for […]

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David Fincher Says ‘Mindhunter’ Is Probably Dead: Big Budget, Low Viewers, and Exhaustion

Bad news for fans still holding out hope for “Mindhunter’ Season 3: David Fincher tells Vulture that his acclaimed Netflix serial killer drama series is “probably” done for good. News broke at the start of 2020 that “Mindhunter” cast members Jonathan Groff, Holt McCallany, and Anna Torv were being released from their contracts as a […]

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‘Mank’ Trailer: David Fincher Brings The Story Of Making ‘Citizen Kane’ To Life

“It’s breathtaking, even by David Fincher standards,” said “The Social Network” screenwriter Aaron Sorkin yesterday on the just-released Happy Sad Confused podcast, about Fincher’s new movie “Mank.” And that’s a hell of an endorsement to lead the way for today’s trailer unveiling of “Mank,” a black and white prestige drama starring Gary Oldman about the […]

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‘Mank’ First Trailer: Netflix Unveils David Fincher’s Long-Awaited Return to Film

The long wait for new David Fincher film footage has ended thanks to Netflix’s premiere of the first trailer for “Mank,” the director’s first feature film since the 2014 theatrical release of “Gone Girl.” Along with Aaron Sorkin’s “The Trial of the Chicago 7” and Ron Howard’s “Hillbilly Elegy,” Fincher’s “Mank” is one of the […]

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Lily Collins Details the ‘Crazy Whirlwind’ of Leaving ‘Emily in Paris’ Set for ‘Mank’ Rehearsals

Lily Collins’ Netflix series “Emily in Paris” shot to the top of the streaming giant’s most-watched TV chart in the days after its October 2 premiere, and it’s not the only Netflix hit the actress is expected to have before the end of the year. Collins stars opposite Gary Oldman in David Fincher’s Netflix original […]

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‘Mindhunter’ Season 3 Remains a Mystery, but Fincher’s Cinematographer Wants It Back

David Fincher fans know a new project from the director is on the way thanks to his Netflix movie “Mank,” but a potential third season of “Mindhunter” continues to be of upmost interest. News broke at the beginning of 2020 that “Mindhunter” cast members Jonathan Groff, Holt McCallany, and Anna Torv were released from their […]

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