david fincher

Last year’s Oscar Stand-off between The King’s Speech and The Social Network was acted as a practical coronation for David Fincher as a God to the film critics and fanboys of the world. After almost twenty years working as a director, he’s delivered gritty classics like Fight Club and Seven – films that have garnered the die-hard support of a Cult Classic, while accumulating mainstream acceptance that takes him from the Underground to almost being a household name.

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Speaking of fun charts ‘n graphs, thanks go out to Bite Daily for this handy dandy chart to keep your David Fincher movies straight. You’ll find the rest of the chart after the jump.

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The Social Network

by mr sparkle on October 1, 2010 · 0 comments

in Film

It’s hard to overestimate the effect that Facebook has had on my generation. It’s not just a part of our days, it’s a part of our lives. Sometimes late at night, I stay up and ask myself, “How did people communicate without wall posts and pokes?” (I assume a combination of carrier pigeons and smoke signals, but I’m not sure. Ask Carrot.)

So if there’s any story that could be the stuff of legend to people my age, it might be the one behind The Social Network, based on the book based on the real events that went down behind the creation of Facebook. Luke Skywalker might have blown up the Death Star, but these guys created something I spend (way too much) time with everyday. The only question is, can the execution of the story justify its monumental effect on my life?

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