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Episode 058: Citizen Kane & Mank

Updated: May 4, 2021

No film in the history of American cinema casts as long a shadow as Orson Welles' masterpiece Citizen Kane- but was the magic really all Welles'? David Fincher's answer, Mank - based on a screenplay by his father - would argue no. But MG feels that this Netflix original has more to say than simply defending the credit of its title character, and that Fincher is using his streaming freedom not only to evoke old-time Hollywood glory, but also to shed some light on the business' future. Join us as we take a deep dive on the relationship between these two visionary films.

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