100 movies: The Social Network

100 movies of 2010

Thanks to Mild Concern I got to see the next movie at a preview screening for free! I can’t remember the last time I went to the cinema for free.

The Social NetworkThe Social Network (10/10/10)
I remember when the movie production first began. A movie based on Facebook? It was unthinkable! What on Earth?! Thankfully it’s not just 2 hours of Facebook profile pages, wall posts and group discussions. It’s about the origin of Facebook and the people who were involved from the beginning. It’s a brilliant film filled with the most witty dialogue you’ll hear in a very long time.

Jesse Eisenberg is fantastic as Mark Zuckerberg – really makes him a very awkward and not at all likeable character. I think out of everyone I was rooting for Andrew Garfield’s Eduardo Saverin. He was just getting the bum deal all the time. He was far too good a friend! I’m now looking forward to Spider-Man a bit more due to Andrew Garfield’s performance in this film. He was brilliant!

Loved the music and the score music done by Trent Reznor. Yes, him of Nine Inch Nails fame! I’m a little surprised by that fact, but I will definitely be buying the score.

What I was amazed about was the ambition and drive of these people. Really very young, talented and incredibly smart people who just went out there to do what they wanted to do. I wish I had that kind of drive! Well, without the whole having no real friends part.
Rating: 5/5

98 movies so far this year

  1. Three Kings (4/5) 04/01/10
  2. Defiance (5/5) 06/01/10
  3. Frost/Nixon (4/5) 06/01/10
  4. Dreamgirls (4/5) 07/01/10
  5. Munich (2/5) 08/01/10
  6. Ray (4/5) 09/01/10
  7. Max Payne (1/5) 09/01/10
  8. Mirrors (2/5) 09/01/10
  9. Ali (5/5) 10/01/10
  10. Slumdog Millionaire (4/5) 16/01/10
  11. Australia (2/5) 16/01/10
  12. Yes Man (2/5) 17/01/10
  13. Shrooms (1/5) 23/01/10
  14. Valkyrie (4/5) 30/01/10
  15. Love the Beast (3/5) 30/01/10
  16. Brick (4/5) 31/01/10
  17. My Bloody Valentine (2/5) 06/02/10
  18. Fantastic Mr. Fox (3/5) 06/02/10
  19. Children of Men (4/5) 13/02/10
  20. We Own the Night (3/5) 14/02/10
  21. Outpost (1/5) 20/02/10
  22. Push (4/5) 21/02/10
  23. Revolutionary Road (5/5) 24/02/10
  24. Milk (5/5) 26/02/10
  25. The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (3/5) 27/02/10
  26. Rendition (3/5) 27/02/10
  27. The Reader (4/5) 28/02/10
  28. Flags of Our Fathers (4/5) 03/03/10
  29. A History of Violence (4/5) 03/03/10
  30. Office Space (5/5) 04/03/10
  31. The Eye (2/5) 04/03/10
  32. Alice in Wonderland (4/5) 05/03/10
  33. Bolt (4/5) 06/03/10
  34. Gran Torino (5/5) 06/03/10
  35. Franklyn (2/5) 07/03/10
  36. Green Zone (4/5) 11/03/10
  37. Whip It (4/5) 12/03/10
  38. Mega Shark vs. Giant Octopus (0/5) 12/03/10
  39. Shutter Island (3/5) 13/03/10
  40. Triangle (4/5) 27/03/10
  41. Kick Ass (5/5) 01/04/10
  42. Clash of the Titans (3/5) 02/04/10
  43. Fast & Furious (4/5) 02/04/10
  44. Silent Hill (2/5) 03/04/10
  45. Final Destination 3 (1/5) 03/04/10
  46. Lilo & Stitch (3/5) 11/04/10
  47. Lord of War (3/5) 17/04/10
  48. The Core (2/5) 25/04/10
  49. Iron Man 2 (4/5) 02/05/10
  50. Drones (3/5) 03/05/10
  51. The Orphanage (4/5) 08/05/10
  52. Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (4/5) 09/05/10
  53. Robin Hood (4/5) 15/05/10
  54. Underdog (1/5) May
  55. Dan in Real Life (3/5) May
  56. In the Loop (3/5) May
  57. State of Play (4/5) 19/06/10
  58. Pride and Glory (2/5) 19/06/10
  59. The Losers (3/5) 20/06/10
  60. [REC] (4/5) 09/07/10
  61. Inception (5/5) 17/07/10
  62. Moon (5/5) 18/07/10
  63. Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (1/5) 23/07/10
  64. Mars Attacks! (3/5) 24/07/10
  65. Inside Man (4/5) 25/07/10
  66. Splice (3/5) 27/07/10
  67. Made of Honor (1/5) 29/07/10
  68. Funny People (3/5) 01/08/10
  69. Toy Story 3 (5/5) 03/08/10
  70. The A-Team (4/5) 05/08/10
  71. The Children (2/5) 07/08/10
  72. The Expendables (4/5) 13/08/10
  73. Gamer (2/5) 14/08/10
  74. Dead Like Me: Life After Death (2/5) 14/08/10
  75. Pour Elle (Anything for Her) (3/5) 15/08/10
  76. In Bruges (5/5) 15/08/10
  77. Salt (4/5) 20/08/10
  78. Piranha 3D (4/5) 21/08/10
  79. Adventureland (3/5) 22/08/10
  80. Scott Pilgrim vs. The World (5/5) 25/08/10
  81. Derailed (3/5) 28/08/10
  82. Atonement (4/5) 29/08/10
  83. Sky High (2/5) 30/08/10
  84. The Final Destination (1/5) 03/09/10
  85. Mesrine: Killer Instinct (4/5) 05/09/10
  86. Mesrine: Public Enemy No. 1 (4/5) 05/09/10
  87. Inglorious Basterds (3/5) 12/09/10
  88. Sherlock Holmes (3/5) 16/09/10
  89. Planet Terror (3/5) 16/09/10
  90. The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 (3/5) 19/09/10
  91. The Last Exorcism (4/5) 20/09/10
  92. Devil (3/5) 24/09/10
  93. Quarantine (1/5) 25/09/10
  94. Buried (4/5) 29/09/10
  95. The Time Travellers Wife (3/5) 02/10/10
  96. 9 (2/5) 03/10/10
  97. 27 Dresses (2/5) 03/10/10
  98. The Social Network (5/5) 10/10/10