The Social Network has topped the box office and divided generations of Americans. “When you talk to people afterward, it was as if they were seeing two different films,” said Scott Rudin, one of the producers, in the Times. “The older audiences see Zuckerberg as a tragic figure who comes out of the film Read More
The Social Network
As trends go, movies now translate to the Internet, and vice versa. The Social Network is the story of how Mark Zuckerberg, a nerdy, 19-year-old Harvard doofus with his face glued to a computer screen and all the personality and charm of road kill, invented a Web site one drunken night in 2003 that evolved Read More
In the past, storytellers have marked the villains of their narratives with a hump or a limp, facial hair, a cigarette, a severe laugh, a harsh light, something black and well tailored or bright and dandified. The 20-year-old villain of The Social Network, which premiered at the New York Film Festival last Friday and will Read More
The irony of MySpace hosting a screening and Q&A for the upcoming Facebook film, The Social Network, was not lost on the teenage audience in Union Square last night.
“This must be really weird for them, cause MySpace is like a social network too” said Amy, a 14 year old from the Upper East Side. Read More
Jilted identical twins Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss attended a screening of “The Social Network” yesterday with Bloomberg BusinessWeek, to pick apart the facts from the fiction in the retelling of the Facebook creation myth. Unsurprisingly, the two Olympic rowers — who, after claiming ownership of the Facebook idea, successfully sued Mark Zuckerberg for $65 million in Read More