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Why Zuckerberg Should Be Thrilled With the Movie

Wired's Fred Vogelstein: 'Social Network' is going to be great for Facebook

(Newser) - Mark Zuckerberg and pals aren't happy about how they've been depicted in the Social Network, but they're missing the larger point, writes Fred Vogelstein. "Mark my words," he predicts in Wired . "It will do so much good for the company and Zuckerberg that a year from now... More »

Zuckerberg: Eisenberg's Portrayal of Me 'Really Cool'

In private, Zuck is 'gracious' about movie

(Newser) - Mark Zuckerberg certainly seems unhappy about The Social Network —but in private, it may be a different story. Jesse Eisenberg , who plays the Facebook founder in the movie, says his cousin works at Facebook—and when he met the big boss, Zuck said, “I think your cousin... More »

The Social Network: The Next Citizen Kane?

Critics are already calling it a classic

(Newser) - Mark Zuckerberg already hates The Social Network —but after hearing the early reviews, he probably hates it even more. It doesn’t open until Friday, but critics are already calling "The Facebook Movie" a masterpiece, predicting an Oscar, and comparing it to Citizen Kane, The Godfather, Balzac, and... More »

Facebook Pushed for Big Changes to Movie

Executives are ignoring it publicly, fighting it privately

(Newser) - Mark Zuckerberg and crew are taking a ho-hum attitude in public about the upcoming Facebook movie the Social Network, save for a few comments here and there about how it distorts reality. Things are much more tense in private, reports the New York Times , which describes behind-the-scenes contacts between Facebook... More »

Trailer for Facebook Movie Arrives

'Social Network' looks to be a dramatic comedy

(Newser) - The full trailer for the hype-heavy Facebook movie is on the web. The tease for The Social Network is "clearly aiming to be a dramatic movie and it’s actually looking like something worth watching," writes Nick O'Neil at All Facebook . If the clips are any indication, Facebook... More »

Facebook Movie Paints Zuckerberg as 'Sex Maniac'

Dramatized account of website's early years depicts founder as 'conniver'

(Newser) - The screenplay for a forthcoming movie about the origins of Facebook depicts founder Mark Zuckerberg as a "borderline-autistic conniver" and "sex maniac," the Times of London reports . The Social Network dates the start of the website to February 2004, when—according to the "highly dramatized" script—... More »

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