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National Board of Review: ‘The Social Network’ is Best Film of 2010

The National Board of Review today named “The Social Network” the 2010 Best Film of the Year. Directed by David Fincher, this timeless drama explores the moment at which Facebook, the most revolutionary social phenomenon of the new century, was invented and the resulting lawsuits. The fi[...]

Five Clips from ‘The Social Network’

— by ALLISON HIGGINBOTHAM — David Fincher is one of the best directors around. Every misguided youth can explain the brilliancy of “Fight Club,” “Zodiac” was on more critics’ top 10 lists than most of the movies up for the Oscars that year and “The Curious Case of[...]

Under Review: ‘The Social Network’

— by JESSIKA OWENS — “Like.” That simple button has been one of the most defining additions to my generation. That button determines who is cool and who is not amongst our ever-changing, intertwined, make it or break it, amazingly complex social structures. And who do we have[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘The Social Network’

— by ROB COX — When I first read that Hollywood was making a movie about the founding of Facebook, my response was: yawn. I remember thinking of 1999’s “Pirates of Silicon Valley,” a made-for-TV-biopic about the founding of Microsoft and Apple and the rivalry between Bill Gates and[...]

Four Clips from ‘Holy Rollers’

— by ALEXA MILAN — In his latest film, Jesse Eisenberg is leaving “Adventureland” and “Zombieland” for the seedy world of drug cartels. Inspired by true events, “Holy Rollers” centers on a group of Hasidic Jews who helped smuggle more than 1 million ec[...]

Under Review: ‘Solitary Man’

— by MARIUSZ ZUBROWSKI — I’ve been writing for It’s Just Movies since Oct. 1 and my first review for the site was one for “A Serious Man.” Since then, my success has sky-rocketed dramatically and I have expanded to other websites and you can now type in my name in Google and have[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Holy Rollers’

— by ROB COX — Jesse Eisenberg’s last major film was 2009’s feel-good, good-time, end-of-the-world pic “Zombieland.” Eisenberg got to run around a post apocalyptic version of America in that film, sidekick to Woody Harrelson, dispatching zombies in decidedly grizzly ways. It was [...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Solitary Man’

— by ROBERT DeFEIS — “Solitary Man” is a film about a guy who reaches a crossroads in his life and systematically destroys everything around him. That man is Michael Douglas, who plays Ben Kalmen, a former owner of a car dealership chain whose career and marriage were[...]

Three Added to Cast of Facebook Movie

— by ALEXA MILAN — David Fincher’s upcoming Facebook movie, “The Social Network,” has added three actors to its network. Variety confirms that Jesse Eisenberg (of “Adventureland” and “Zombieland”), Justin Timberlake (of “The Open Road”) and Andrew Garfield (of [...]