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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—...

Facebook the Movie? It's in the Works

(Newser) - Facebook is going Hollywood, PC World reports. West Wing writer Aaron Sorkin has signed on with Sony to pen a movie about the social networking site’s founding. The movie will probably focus on Mark Zuckerberg’s initial work while at Harvard. But Sorkin may have some research to do...

Charlie Wilson's War a Winner
Charlie Wilson's War a Winner
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Charlie Wilson's War a Winner

Sorkin writes, Nichols directs, Hanks stars, movie shines

(Newser) - Charlie Wilson's War, the darkly comedic true story of the largest and most successful covert operation in US history, leaves critics mostly charmed. The Mike Nichols project featuring Tom Hanks, Philip Seymour Hoffman and Julia Roberts "is that rare Hollywood commodity these days," writes Variety's Todd McCarthy, "...

Farnsworth is 'Clumsy,' 'Shallow'
Farnsworth is 'Clumsy,' 'Shallow'
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Farnsworth is 'Clumsy,' 'Shallow'

Critics are unimpressed by Sorkin's historical play

(Newser) - “West Wing” creator Aaron Sorkin’s play The Farnsworth Invention, starring "Simpsons" stalwart Hank Azaria and Jimmi Simpson as rival television pioneers, opened last night to mixed reviews. The New York Post’s Clive Barnes finds it better suited to the screen and criticizes the business of the...

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