Posts Tagged ‘Internet startups’

The Social Network – A Film About Coding Can be Gripping

Tuesday, September 28th, 2010

Somebody seems to be going to a lot of trouble to make Facebook and it’s founder look bad in the eyes of the public … I wonder why?

The Social Network is immensely unflattering for Mark Zuckerberg. Aaron ‘West Wing’ Sorkin and David ‘Fight Club’ Fincher have achieved a remarkable thing – an exhilarating, analytical and witty film about coding a website. But the drama is almost entirely spun out of Zuckerberg himself; his tactlessness and insensitivity around women, his obstinate and arrogant attitude to any authority figures, his precociousness and his curious mix of naivety and fierce ambition.