Posts Tagged ‘facebook’

I have seen The Social Network seven times now, and I’m still astounded by how I remain hungry for more viewings, eager to immerse myself once again in the richness of the world it portrays. I still insist it was the best film of 2010, and, There Will Be Blood aside, it might well be the best film since […]


I saw The Social Network for the fifth time the other day, and I feel obliged to say a little more, one last time, about this special gift that cinema gave us last year. It’s hard to appreciate history being made at the very time it is being made, even if every critic on the […]


Directed by Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman. Rating: 12A. Running time: 87 minutes. Catfish is more horrifying as a chance documentary than most films which try to scare us. By the end I felt sick to the stomach and did not want to sleep. I couldn’t stop playing its conclusions around in my mind, trying […]


Jesse Eisenberg (Mark Zuckerberg), Justin Timberlake (Sean Parker), Andrew Garfield (Eduardo Saverin), Rooney Mara (Erica Albright), Armie Hammer (The Winklevoss twins). Screenplay by Aaron Sorkin. Directed by David Fincher. Rating: 12A. Running time: 120 minutes. Seven years ago, Mark Zuckerberg was still a kid student at Harvard, nerdy like all computer scientists and as socially […]


Alright, so as promised, for those like myself with a greater obsession over cinema and who are fortunate enough to live in a city with decent opportunities for watching smaller films, here’s the second batch of my recommendations regarding what to look out for this Fall. You should most certainly have the privilege of seeing […]


So this is my first blog post that’s not a review, but it’s also the first time since I started running this thing that the Fall of a year has approached. That means it’s Oscar season. Because of the Academy’s short memory, it seems all studios make sure their films are released in the three […]