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The National Board of Review, widely considered a harbinger of the Academy Awards, has chosen "The Social Network" as the best film of the year.
The National Board of Review has chosen "The Social Network" as the best film of the year.
Jesse Eisenberg may play Facebook's founder on screen, but in real life the actor is no technology wizard.
"[Jodie] Foster and [Mel] Gibson have a long history. ... It's somewhat laudable to stand by a friend with a tarnished reputation. But when the friend in question is someone accused of spousal abuse, threats and the most vicious and appalling of sexual and racial slurs, maybe she'd want to distance herself a little," writes Mary Elizabeth Williams at Salon.
Movie fans are spending some face time with a story about the founders of Facebook.
Checking into Facebook sporadically while writing my review of "The Social Network," I notice my hairstylist commenting on how freakishly hot it's been in Los Angeles, an old friend announcing she's flying back to Dallas from a business trip in New Jersey and a sports colleague posting a photo of himself while on assignment in Wales covering the Ryder Cup.
"The Social Network" is a stylish, hyper-speed portrait of a Web-connected generation made by two men with scant love for the Internet who wouldn't be caught dead "friending" anybody.
Richard Pena, the program director of the Film Society of Lincoln Center, has moderated countless Q&As following films in the 23 years he's spent overseeing the annual New York Film Festival.