Review Roundup. “Review on The New Yorker The New Yorker. “The Social Network,” directed by David Fincher and written by Aaron Sorkin, rushes through a coruscating series of exhilarations and desolations, triumphs and betrayals, and ends with what feels like darkness closing in on an isolated soul.
This brilliantly entertaining and emotionally wrenching movie is built around a melancholy paradox: in 2003, Mark Zuckerberg (Jesse Eisenberg), a nineteen-year-old Harvard sophomore, invents Facebook and eventually creates a five-hundred-million-strong network of “friends,” but Zuckerberg is so egotistical, work-obsessed, and withdrawn that he can’t stay close to anyone; he blows off his only real pal, Eduardo Saverin (Andrew Garfield), a fellow Jewish student at Harvard, who helps him launch the site. The movie is not a conventionally priggish tale of youthful innocence corrupted by riches; nor is it merely a sarcastic arrow shot into the heart of a poor little rich boy.
The movie’s evenhandedness forces us to make our own judgments. The Social Network Is a trhilling... Why Zuckerberg should like the Facebook movie. Mashable's Pete Cashmore says Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg shouldn't worry about his portrayal in "The Social Network.
" Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg reportedly opposed new movie, "The Social Network" But columnist says Zuckerberg comes off as hardworking, if socially inept It's his accusers, Cashmore says, who appear as "entitled brats" Editor's note: Pete Cashmore is founder and CEO of Mashable, a popular blog about social media. Movie review. Film Version of Zuckerberg Divides the Generations.