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Mark Zuckerberg Gripes About Social Network Movie

Mark Zuckerberg Gripes About Social Network Movie

By Mike Tuttle November 8, 2014

When Facebook Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg stepped into a live Q&A session last week, it’s impossible to know if he expected to be asked about the movie The Social Network. The film hit in 2010; maybe Zuckerberg figured it …

Nobody Confuses Armie Hammer with a Real Winklevoss Nobody Confuses Armie Hammer with a Real Winklevoss

Armie Hammer, aka the guy who played (both) Winklevoss twins in 2010′s The Social Network, stopped by Conan to talk about his upcoming role as The Lone Ranger, being tall, and more. Eventually, the conversation shifted to his role in …

Zuck, Olympian Roomie "Played a Lot of Playstation" Zuck, Olympian Roomie "Played a Lot of Playstation"

Sometimes, it’s hard to separate the fact from the fiction when it comes to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. We know that he felt jaded by a former girlfriend and created Facebook in an attempt to prove his worth to her …

Internal Facebook Correspondence Made Public Internal Facebook Correspondence Made Public

Remember the scene in The Social Network when Facebook Co-founder and CFO Eduardo Saverin (played by Andrew Garfield) has his shares diluted by Mark Zuckerberg and Sean Parker and comes storming into Facebook headquarters demanding to know why it was …

The Social Network, Told Via Facebook Timeline The Social Network, Told Via Facebook Timeline

I know that there are a lot of infographics out there, covering almost every conceivable topic under the sun – and you might be tired of being inundated with them. Some of them are better looking than others, some are …

The Filtered Network Finds Zuck Obsessed With Photos The Filtered Network Finds Zuck Obsessed With Photos

Do you remember sitting in the theaters and seeing the preview for The Social Network for the first time? That super serious trailer with the creepy cover of Radiohead’s “Creep,” and the dark, foreboding David Fincher touch on what seemed …

Tyler Winklevoss Is A Ninja Turtles Fan Tyler Winklevoss Is A Ninja Turtles Fan

It’s always fun to learn more about the personalities of the Silicon Valley celebrities that we read about day to day. The Winklevoss twins may not be day-to-day news these days (though they certainly were at the peak of The …

The Third Winklevoss Joins Twitter The Third Winklevoss Joins Twitter

Divya Narendra, the guy that co-founded ConnectU with Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, has joined Twitter. The Winklevii have been fun to keep up with Twitter, particularly when they reference Facebook. Hopefully Narendra’s presence will add to that equation. His only …

Oscars: The Social Network Wins 3 Academy Awards
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The Academy Awards show was last night, and The Social Network won 3 Oscars, after being nominated for 8

The Social Network was up for: Best Picture, Best Direction, Actor in a Leading Role, Adapted Screenplay, Cinematography, Film Editing, Sound Mixing, and Music (Original Score). It won Best Adapted Screenplay, Film editing, and Music (Aaron Sorkin, Angus Wall/Kirk Baxter and Trent Reznor/Atticus Ross respectively).   

No “Actors” for The Social Network

Awards season has been kind to The Social Network. At the Golden Globes, the film won Best Director (David Fincher), Best Screenplay (Aaron Sorkin), Best Score (Trent Reznor), and Best Picure, Drama. Jesse Eisenberg and Andrew Garfield had been nominated for Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor for their roles as Mark Zuckerberg and Eduardo Saverin respectively.

The Social Network Receives 8 Academy Award Nominations

The Academy Awards nominations list has just been released, and everybody’s favorite Facebook movie is up for 8 awards. These include: Best Picture, Best Direction, Actor in a Leading Role, Adapted Screenplay, Cinematography, Film Editing, Sound Mixing, and Music (Original Score). 

Having heard about two decades worth of Trent Reznor’s musical offerings, I think the word "original" is a bit of a stretch these days, but the score did work for the film, if you ask me. 

The Social Network Wins 4 Golden Globes
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The Golden Globes were last night, and The Social Network (the movie about the founding of Facebook), did pretty well, as expected. The film was nominated for six awards, and won four. 

Director David Fincher (whose work also includes Seven and Fight Club) won Best Director. Aaron Sorkin (of A Few Good Men and West Wing fame) won Best Screenplay. Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor, who scored the film, won Best Score, and the movie itself won Best Picture, Drama. 

The Social Network Comes to DVD and Blu-Ray, Continues to Rake in Money

The Social Network, the hit movie depicting the founding of Facebook, makes its way to DVD and Blu-ray Tuesday. Sony Pictures Entertainment said last week in a press release that it was set to cross the $200 million mark at the worldwide box office, before being re-released in 600 theaters in the U.S. on Friday. 

The Social Network Runs Away with Weekend Box Office
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The Social Network led the box office over the weekend. The film, which opened on Friday, took in $23 million, opening in 2,771 theaters, according to BoxOfficeMojo. 

The film grossed more than doubled the number 2, 3, and 4 movies – Legends of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole, Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps, and The Town. There were only two other major releases to open at the same time: Case 39 and Let Me In. These both brought in only just over $5 million a piece. 

Justin Timberlake, Aaron Sorkin Discuss “The Social Network”

Comedy Central was all about The Social Netork last night. The Daily Show had Justin Timberlake, who portrays Sean Parker in the film, and The Colbert Report had Aaron Sorkin, the screenwriter. 

Timberlake says he’s "ridiculously stupid with computers".  He calls Zuckerberg a "brilliant mind".  

David Fincher Shares Real Thoughts on the Facebook Story
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David Fincher, the director of The Social Network shares some interesting thoughts about the story told in the movie – the founding of Facebook. 

In a press conference following a screening of the film in New York, Fincher lets loose on his thoughts about how the situation among Mark Zuckerberg, Eduardo Saverin and Sean Parker went down. 

Fincher says calling the Mark Zuckerberg character an "asshole" is a "reductive and overly-simplistic" way of putting it. 

Movie Review: The Social Network (The Facebook Movie)
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It’s not often I get the opportunity to write movie reviews for WebProNews, because it’s not often that major motion pictures are released about subjects within our general scope of coverage. I had the opportunity to attend a screening of The Social Network last night, so it seems appropriate that I offer my thoughts about the film here.