Quick Take Review: “Mank.”

Director David Fincher brings to life a script originally written by his father, Jack. Mank explores the Oscar-winning writer of Citizen Kane, Herman Jacob Mankiewicz.

In this Netflix film, we examine the vices, self-destructive behavior and uncanny ability of this alcoholic screenwriter to connect with the poorest of vagabonds and richest of tycoons. Gary Oldman takes on the title role in a film that offers an artistic flashback to classic Hollywood of the 1930s.

Noel T. Manning II offers his Quick Take movie review of Mank here.

In select theaters November 13th, 2020.

Available for streaming on Netflix December 4th, 2020.

*Clips are used by permission from Netflix for review purposes.

Manning has been an entertainment journalist and film critic for over three decades. Reviewing for TV, radio, print and online audiences, Manning embraces varied genres, artistic styles, and film periods.



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