The Social Network Reviews

October 7, 2011
At last, a movie you can actually discuss afterward. And not just on Facebook or Twitter. No, you'll want to chew it over in person, with friends, for hours.
October 14, 2010
Despite the fun of the parties, the intrigue of the legal wranglings and the humour of the dialogue, Fincher and Sorkin never let us forget that we're complicit in their story (or at least 500 million of us are).
October 4, 2010
The movie's lustrous, deep-focus frames and headlong pace are difficult to resist. Its an entertainingly cynical small movie.
October 1, 2010
You will know The Social Network is something very special from its first scene.
October 1, 2010
The Social Network shares creative DNA with a handful of classic, zeitgeist-savvy films like Network and All the President's Men, as well as more recent fare such as The Insider and Michael Clayton.
October 1, 2010
This is the 2010 Oscar season's first drama to live up to the hype and expectations associated with it.
October 1, 2010
There's a cool precision and honesty to The Social Network, the story of the founding of Facebook, which guarantees its entertainment value even as it limits its emotional impact.
October 1, 2010
It has the staccato wit of a drawing-room comedy, the fatal flaw of a tragic romance and the buzzy immediacy of a front-page headline, all powered by a kinetic engine typically found in an action flick.
October 1, 2010
[P]roof that Fincher's directorial verve can imbue virtually any tale with urgency, be it the search for a killer or the search for a killer app.
October 1, 2010
Despite the whiz-bang topicality, the headlong intelligence, and the many sharp collegiate scenes, this new-style movie hews pretty closely to an old-style playbook.