‘Mank’ teaser: David Fincher’s new film takes a close look at one of the greatest films ever made

Gary Oldman / Mank

Citizen Kane is widely regarded as one of the best movies ever made, and the story behind that film is the subject of David Fincher’s latest project. Mank follows the life of Herman J. Mankiewicz, Orson Welles co-writer on Citizen Kane, as the project is being written and made.

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Review: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes is the best movie of the summer so far. That’s not as high of praise as it should be, this summer has been rife with disappointment, but it’s high praise none the less. It’s not a perfect movie but whatever missteps it has are all ultimately forgivable given how spot on the rest of the movie is.

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Episode Thirty One: Baseball and The Dark Knight Rises

This week we sit down and have two heartfelt conversations, first one about Baseball and then another about The Dark Knight Rises. This episode came to 90 minutes almost exactly so grab a drink and get comfy before hitting play, and be warned that around minute 40 we do take the express train to spoiler town, but we give you ample warning when we do.

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Episode Seventeen: Avengers, SSX and Oscar Reactions

We’re nearly legal with our seventeenth episode! This week we talk about the new Avengers trailer, the newly released SSX, discuss whether Simon is cheating on The Year of Living Gamelessly, and our reactions to the Oscar winners, non-winners, and the show itself.

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Notes:

  1. Avengers Trailer
  2. Assassin’s Creed Box Art
  3. Awesome Friday Oscars Liveblog

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Episode Thirteen: Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, The Thing, Another Thing, and Scott Pilgrim

Lucky number 13! Awesome Friday the 13th? Either way, we’re back and we’re talking predominantly about movies. Matt crossed Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy off his Oscar nominated films to watch list and Simon had a chance to watch both the classic John Carpenters “The Thing” and the new prequel, “The Thing.” Plus a little on classic gaming and Soul Calibur V!

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Episode Twelve: The Oscar Nominations Special or “Where the hell is Drive on this list?”

Our dozenth week without fail! The Oscar nominations are out and we spend the whole episode talking about the ones we’ve seen, the ones we haven’t, and way the hell weren’t our favorites nominated?

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