Sean Beaudoin

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Movie Review

The Social Network dir. David Fincher — 7.8

I'm amazed that Aaron Sorkin was able to write a script about the founding of Facebook that was actually pretty fascinating. On its surface, this is pretty much the last movie in the world I wanted to see. But I learned a lot about the machinations of putting together one of the most profitable companies in the world, and how arbitrary it was in many ways. And how much of a prick Mark Zuckerberg either is or isn't. Frankly, I'm inclined to give him the benefit of the doubt, since anyone who has a movie made about how selfish and deluded they are in their twenties deserves utter sympathy. No one deserves that level of scrutiny at that age (he was a jerk to a girl! He was mean to his roommate! He didn't realize how his behavior effected others!) even if he is one of the richest men in the country.

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