Posts tagged "the social network"

10 Reasons We’d Like Armie Hammer To Be Our Prince Charming

Because Hollywood is a magical place where ideas sprout in twos, there are currently two Snow White movies in the works—one starring Charlize Theron as the Evil Queen and the other with Julie Roberts as the Meanie Mirror Looker. Charlize's project seemed to be in the lead when Kristen Stewart was cast…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / March 29, 2011

Jesse Eisenberg Says Dressing Up For Awards Shows Is Like Going To A Bar Mitzvah

"I feel like when I was 13 and I had to go to bar mitzvahs every weekend. This is the same feeling. You have to put on a suit every weekend to go meet with a bunch of Jews. ... I have this general sense of feeling like I don't belong, even though I've talked…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / February 11, 2011

Jesse Eisenberg And Mark Zuckerberg Come Face-To-Face On “SNL”

Ahh, "Saturday Night Live." Thank you for making our interwebian dreams come true. On Saturday's episode, Jesse Eisenberg of "The Social Network" hosted and in his opening monologue, shared with us his knowledge of the menstrual cycle. Soon after, he was joined on stage by (Andy Samberg and) Mark Zuckerberg, the Facebook…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / January 31, 2011

Aaron Sorkin Responds To Critiques Of Misogyny In “The Social Network”

"The West Wing" creator Aaron Sorkin is just like you—when he is pissed off about a blog post, he takes to the comments section! Sorkin, who wrote "The Social Network," left a long comment on a blog post written by TV writer Ken Levine, who reviewed the movie. Another commenter, calling themselves Tarazza,…
By: Jessica Wakeman / October 12, 2010

Today’s Lady News: “The Social Network” Stars Facebook Geniuses, Trophy Girlfriends

Women in "The Social Network" (i.e., the Facebook movie) are not computer programmers, silly! They are just trophy girlfriends. In real life, however, Mark Zuckerberg's right-hand man is a ... woman. Or maybe that's the "fiction" part? [Salon.com] A 20-something male-to-female transsexual in Hong Kong has lost a court battle to marry her…
By: Jessica Wakeman / October 5, 2010

Trailer Park: “The Social Network,” “Let Me In,” “Freakonomics,” “Case 39,” “Barry Munday”

As we're coming up on Halloween, the movie theaters are being flooded with horror movies. As if the world wasn't a scary enough place, for the next month, you can sit in a dark room with strangers and watch the blood splatter! Even the non-horror genres often present some terrifying truths, so really there's no…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 1, 2010

If Someone Made A Movie About Twitter …

The upcoming Facebook flick — "The Social Network," starring Jesse Eisenberg and Justin Timberlake — looks hella dramatic. Waaay too serious for a movie about the thing that brought the world Farmville. Far more interesting? A movie about Twitter. Oh, by the way: "The baby just pooped. #turdalert" [BuzzFeed]…
By: Jessica Wakeman / August 13, 2010

Is The Facebook Movie Supposed To Be A Horror Film!?

Who knew "The Social Network" was supposed to be a horror flick? The Facebook movie trailer makes CEO Mark Zuckerberg look like Lucifer himself! Guess life as a entrepreneurial billionaire isn't all poking and Farmville. [YouTube]…
By: Jessica Wakeman / June 28, 2010

The Facebook Movie Poster Looks Kinda Heavy

"You don't get to 500 million friends without making a few enemies." This poster for "The Social Network," aka the Facebook movie, makes it seem like those nerds are "The Tudors" or something. What, no poking? [IMDB]…
By: Jessica Wakeman / June 22, 2010