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Why did Mank ask such question here?

On a bed, Mank dictates his script to Rita, who is sitting infront of him. Then he takes up a swatter, he takes casual aim at a housefly. He asks her to fetch a cup of tea, so she gets up to get their ...
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Moby Dick reference in Mank (2020)

Orson Welles put Mank under contract to write the first draft screenplay for "Citizen Kane" under the supervision of  John Houseman. Mank is former partner in the Mercury Theatre, Welles's ...
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Why did Hermie do this to Joe?

Joe and Hermie are sitting in a corner of a restaurant. They discuss the Screen Writers Guild: Joe: Hermie, the guild's in its infancy. It needs you. Hermie: You're telling me. What writer failed to ...
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Who exactly is "him" Herman referring to?

A scene from Mank (2020), starts with a thick script hitting the table. A camera tilts up to show Charlie Lederer standing and holding a hat. Then a wider angle shot reveals Herman is sitting in a ...
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Why did Mayer drop his hanky in this scene?

In Mank (2020), after attending Thalberg's funeral, crying Mayer gets into the car and drops his hanky from a car window: The shot was focused on it as there is a hidden meaning in it. Why did he ...