It strikes me as strange that Citizen Kane is a full 12 minutes shorter than Mank but feels like it covers so much more. I’m of the opinion that by now, especially after a showing like this, David Fincher should be considered a master of pacing and rhythm. He’d rather play out one section of the drama to its end than compromise on too many. That’s what feels different between the two films.
Someone once said that the primary most basic utility of the movies is entertainment. What follows is the opinion of a man in complete agreement with that sentiment yet simultaneously diametric to the notion that film shouldn’t be treated as art. Many minds, plenty of which are greater than mine, have attempted to uncover the reason behind the Kenyan public’s contempt of its own film industry. There are tons of reasons but here’s my two cents…..
Just like the last one the start was amazing; the attention to detail was spectacular. Waking up fifty seven years later, having arrived to earth to find no one she knows. The family left on earth long gone and the people he called family during mission all dead. A hard reality that Director James Cameron beautifully brought to screen. Sigourney […]
Alien is the best horror movie I have ever seen. Wait, hold your wrenches let me explain, from my favourite director, Ridley Scott, comes a science fiction horror movie, that keeps you captivated and at the edge of your seat. Mr Scott, known for movies like Blade Runner, Gladiator and American gangster brought to the big screen a well written, […]