As everyone has told you all year long, 2020 was not a typical year. Like many, the year did not go as I had hoped, but I was comforted this year by so many things! Music! Movies! Princess Diana! I wanted to break down the things that made 2020 enjoyable. Duets! Duets! Duets! 2020 was … Continue reading 2020 – Kenzie’s Year in Review
Tag: David Fincher
1930s Hollywood is reevaluated through the eyes of scathing wit and alcoholic screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz as he races to finish "Citizen Kane." You feel the Atticus and Reznor score as the film tells the tale of what happened to Mank and why he is laid up in bed with a bum leg. The early … Continue reading Mank Review
Director: David Fincher Writer(s): Jack Fincher Cast: Gary Oldman, Amanda Seyfried, Lily Collins Synopsis: Follows screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz's tumultuous development of Orson Welles' iconic masterpiece Citizen Kane (1941). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aSfX-nrg-lI I doubt that when Citizen Kane initially flopped at the box office that Orson Welles knew the impact his film would have on history. Highly regarded as one of … Continue reading Mank – Review
In honor of the election coming up, I had wanted to go through my usual election-themed movies to watch, however, this election feels a bit different. Since I’ve cast my ballot, I have felt a bit anxious. There’s not much more I can do other than encouraging my friends, family, and followers to go vote … Continue reading Need to Unwind from the Election? Ahoy! Comfort Movies!
The Oscars never seem to get it right. Well, here at the MCDI, we aim to rectify the Academy's mistakes. So we kicked off a new series in which we re-nominated and re-award the Oscars. Today we are tackling the 2011 Oscars. You can listen to the full show here: https://open.spotify.com/show/70SDOsql0zlYhqYN1xYcPi?si=-9qMXiVoSSKI6rRFsnic7g Panel for the show: … Continue reading 2011 Oscars Revisited