Mank (Netflix – 2020)

Photo from The Hollywood Reporter

Mank follows Hollywood screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz, who is fed up with his MGM studio colleagues for rigging the California governor’s election. While recovering from a car accident, Mankiewicz is rushed to finish the screenplay for Citizen Kane.

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Citizen Kane (1941)


(Note: in this review I will talk spoilers because this movie is ancient and I want to give my opinion on “rosebud”).

Citizen Kane is considered by many to be the greatest movie ever made. The structure in this film is revolutionary especially once you consider the time it was made. The entire film is told through flashbacks from different characters perspective on Kane – we never get to see Kane through his own point of view because well he’s dead.

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