U.S., 2020, 132 min, 4K DCP, Dir. David Fincher, Rated R, Netflix


Saturday, 4/17 & Sunday, 4/18

"Mank is one of the year’s best movies if you’re the kind of person who genuinely loves movies and damn close if you’re not." —Ty Burr, The Boston Globe

"Memorable acting, striking cinematography, and a provocative examination of the nexus between entertainment and media and politics... it's enough to make "Mank" necessary, if not entirely fulfilling, viewing for film lovers." —Alonso Duralde, TheWrap

Orson Welles (Tom Burke), given complete creative freedom for his next picture, recruits prolific writer and boozehound Herman J. Mankiewicz (Gary Oldman) to write the script of what will eventually become Citizen Kane. Through a flashback-laden narrative set in the 30s and 40s, director David Fincher opens a window into the making of the film often labeled the best ever made while also examining how the media and the movies collaborated to sink the nascent socialist movement of the time. Fincher, working from a script written by his late father Jack, spins a gorgeous, black-and-white extravaganza perfectly suited for the big screen experience.

Mank is nominated for 10 Academy Awards: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actress, Best Original Score, Best Sound, Best Production Design, Best Cinematography, Best Makeup and Hairstyling, and Best Costume Design.

A large screen, high-fidelity audio, and no cellphones - this is how to watch the Best Picture nominees. Join us April 16 to 22 for our fourth annual Oscar Week, showcasing all eight films competing for the top prize at the 93rd Academy Awards.

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