End Credits Show Notes for Wednesday December 16, 2020

This week on End Credits, we get a couple of nice pre-Christmas presents! For the review this week, we’re talking about the first David Fincher movie to be released in over six years, and because it’s awards season, it’s a movie about the movies! Before the review, we’re going to talk about your favourite* topic: more Marvel and Star Wars TV shows!!!

This Wednesday, December 16, at 3 pm, Adam A. Donaldson and Peter Salmon will discuss:

The Disney Bomb! Last week offered a veritable explosion of news on Disney properties via an call with Disney company investors. The short version is that the studio is investing big in their streaming service Disney+, which means dozens and dozens of new series including ones under the Marvel and Star Wars banners. We’ll talk about those, and how you will be able to see Wonder Woman 1984, in Canada, without going to the theatre!

REVIEW: Mank (2020). There’s a grand mythology around Citizen Kane, the first movie by radio wunderkind Orson Welles, and widely considered by many to be one of the best movies of all time if not *the* best. But what about the guy who shared the credit, and the Oscar, for writing Citizen Kane with Welles? David Fincher directs his late father’s script and uses all the technical tricks of Hollywood’s Golden Age, but can Fincher’s vision live up to the legacy of Kane?

*This item may not actually be your favourite topic.

End Credits is on CFRU 93.3 fm and cfru.ca Wednesday at 3 pm.

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