MANK + THE BROTHERS MANKIEWICZ
Vulture, New York Magazine. See the movie, read the book: “What to Read, Watch, and Listen to If You’re Obsessed With Mank on Netflix”
The Current, Criterion.com. Sydney interviews David Fincher: “The Man in the Wings: David Fincher on the Shadowy Life of Herman Mankiewicz”
Variety. David Fincher mentions Sydney’s interview (15 minutes): “Ben Affleck Reunites With ‘Gone Girl’ Director David Fincher, Accuses Him of Making a Movie With Heart”
Literary Hub, Sydney writes about Mank: “The Mankiewicz Brothers’ Biographer Weighs in on David Fincher’s Mank”
Publisher’s Weekly, Sydney on seeing her subjects on screen: “Appreciating the Success of ‘Mank'”
Classic Movie Musts Podcast, Sydney & host Max Baril discuss Mank, scene by scene
Drawing on interviews, letters, diaries, and other documents still in private hands, The Brothers Mankiewicz provides a uniquely intimate behind-the-scenes chronicle of the lives, loves, work, and relationship between these complex men.
Last year Sydney joined host Ben Mankiewicz and Joe Mankiewicz’s daughter, Alex, for a three-night Turner Classic Movies (TCM) Mankiewicz Family Weekend of programming.
Afterward Sydney appeared (on Twitter) from Turner Classic Movies in Atlanta:
Click here for Sydney on podcasts talking about the Mankiewiczes and their movies.
Sydney Ladensohn Stern is a New York-based freelance writer who has contributed to the New York Times and many other publications.