Tag Archives: David Fincher

Mank and Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

Mank Two films that are sure to be receiving multiple Oscar nominations have recently been released. They were originally supposed to be seen in theaters (remember theaters?), but have landed on Netflix instead. They couldn’t be more different, except for … Continue reading

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Selma, Black Actors and Oscar

Throwing some thoughts into the mix…. There’s always some kind of “scandal” surrounding the Oscar nominations, and the key word is “snub.” If you were magnificent in a film but people in Hollywood don’t like you, they say you’re snubbed. … Continue reading

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Gone Girl

Director David Fincher has made his Vertigo—a multi-layered, beautifully (and carefully) directed with a gorgeous blonde at the center, with layers of twisty plot turns and double crosses, complete with manipulation, identity issues and obsession. Gone Girl is probably the … Continue reading

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