The Social Network
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It's not really a documentary as Alex says, but it is based on fact. The writer, Aaron Sorkin, used actual court documents to help in the writing of this film. It's the best movie of the year so far, and it will probably be the best film of the year. Yes, even better than Inception. No, the rewatchability (I think I just made that word up) factor isn't there, but everything about this is great. The acting is superb, Eisenberg, as Zuckerberg, the founder of Facebook, impressed me, but Justin Timberlake is great as Napster founder Sean Parker. The best acting he's ever done, and it very well could win him the Oscar.
I've now had a few days to think this film over, and it not only is a great story, on of betrayal, heartbreak, drugs, sex, and ultimately success, but it's a telling social commentary about the world we live in today.
A world where everyone is plugged in. We have literally, the world at our fingertips at all times. It's a world where we would rather IM, text, Facebook someone across the room, than just go over and talk to them. A world of instant gratification.
It's a world where we're losing touch with reality. Which is what I think this film is about, losing touch with reality. Mark Zuckerberg, created a world where we can join a group to support a cause such as gay rights, but ultimately we would rather see photos of our friends' drunken escapades the night before. And even if and when we do join that group to support whatever it might be, that's literally all your doing is saying "hey, I support this cause, but, oh, I don't really want to actually do anything about it. I have some more pics to post about the party I was at last night."
I think Zuckerberg eventually loses touch with reality himself, he gets so blown over by Parker that he moves to California, rents a house and has parties constantly there. But, you can sense, that as he's moving ever closer to this nether-world, he's smart enought to have at least one foot firmly planted on the ground. And yet, at the end, maybe he does re-connect, somewhat, with the real world. After Parker gets arrested he realizes that this life isn't him, he didn't want any of this, he just wanted to piss his girlfriend off one drunken night. But, just as soon as you think he "gets" it, that he needs to re-connect to the things that are important to him, the telling final scene happens. Whether this is what actually happened or not, I don't know, but, he wants that instant gratification and shelter of the virtual world to try and get back together, (in a virtual sense) with his ex, and not have to think about what's coming the next day.