THE SOCIAL NETWORK

  • Why Mark Zuckerberg found 'The Social Network' hurtful November 10, 2014

    Los Angeles: Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg says parts of the movie 'The Social Network', inspired by his life and work, were "hurtful" as its makers took liberty with the story. Zuckerberg was involved in Facebook's first public questions and answers Thursday, when a fan questioned him about the accuracy of the...
  • I was shy in school, says Rooney Mara September 4, 2013

    Los Angeles: Actress Rooney Mara says she was unable to connect with other children during her school days and often spent time by herself. The 28-year-old, known for her work in movies like 'The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo' and 'The Social Network' found it difficult to get comfortable with other...
  • Google plays the 'hero' in Shawn Levy's film 'The Internship' June 5, 2013

    San Francisco: This scene isn't in the movie, but it might have been fitting if The Internship had ended with stars Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson wearing ruby red shoes while clicking their heels and dreamily whispering, "There's no place like Google; there's no place like Google." The new comedy depicts...
  • Film on Steve Jobs gets warm reception at its premier January 26, 2013

    Park City: The first movie about Apple's legendary cofounder got a warm reception at its world premiere on Friday, just 15 months after Steve Jobs' death. 'jOBS,' starring 'Two and a Half Men' actor Ashton Kutcher as the tech and computer entrepreneur who revolutionized the way people listen to music and...
  • Channing Tatum to play Evel Knievel in new biopic July 12, 2012

    Los Angeles: Actor Channing Tatum is to star in and produce a biopic of legendary stunt rider Evel Knievel. The 32yearold is in talks to portray the daredevil stunt rider in a film he would also produce with his Iron Horse Entertainment partner Reid Carolin, who will also write the...
  • 'Social Network' team to produce 'Fifty Shades' July 10, 2012

    Los Angeles: The producers of The Social Network are producing the film adaption of the bestselling erotic trilogy Fifty Shades of Grey. Universal Pictures and Focus Features said in a joint statement that Michael De Luca and Dana Brunetti will reteam for the adaptation of the bestselling novels by E. L....
  • 'SpiderMan' weekend sales in US, Canada: $65 mn July 9, 2012

    Los Angeles: The new SpiderMan climbed to the top of movie box office charts with weekend sales of $65 million in U.S. and Canadian ticket sales, a smashing debut for the reinvented franchise about a webslinging superhero. The Amazing SpiderMan, starring Andrew Garfield in the role played by Tobey Maguire in...
  • Rebooting 'SpiderMan', in a flash June 28, 2012

    New York: On a weekend in January of 2010, Sony Pictures and Marvel Studios pivoted faster than even SpiderMan would dare. A fourth installment of the hugely popular SpiderMan franchise was planned, with director Sam Raimi and star Tobey Maguire returning to their trilogy of films that had earned more than...
  • Sorkin says Jobs movie won't be straight biography May 19, 2012

    Sorkin, who won an Oscar for his screenplay on Facebook film The Social Network and created TV drama 'The West Wing', said on Thursday that he would be looking for an element of tension or an obstacle in Steve Job's life on which to hang the movie. Movie studio Sony Pictures...
  • Sorkin says Jobs movie won't be straight biography May 18, 2012

    New York: Screenwriter Aaron Sorkin hasn't yet figured out how to put the life of Apple cofounder Steve Jobs on the silver screen, but he is certain its not going to be a straightforward biography. Sorkin, who won an Oscar for his screenplay of Facebook film 'The Social Network' and...
  • Aaron Sorkin to pen screenplay for Steve Jobs film May 16, 2012

    Los Angeles: Steve Jobs' life will be brought to the big screen by Oscarwinning screenwriter Aaron Sorkin in a movie based on Walter Isaacson's bestselling biography of the enigmatic cofounder of Apple, maker of iPods and iPads. Sony Pictures Entertainment on Tuesday unveiled plans to put Sorkin, who wrote Facebook film...
  • First look: 'The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo' September 24, 2011

    The maker of 'The Social Network', David Fincher is back with a new film 'The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo'. ...
  • Justin Timberlake part of group buying MySpace June 30, 2011

    Los Angeles: Justin Timberlake apparently wasn't satisfied with just playing a social media impresario in the movies, so now he's becoming one in real life. The pop star, who played Napster cofounder Sean Parker in "The Social Network," a movie about Facebook, has joined Specific Media in buying its downtrodden rival,...
  • The King's Speech poised for Oscar coronation? February 28, 2011

    Los Angeles: King George the stutterer seems primed to reign at Sunday night's Academy Awards, unless there's a palace coup by that asocial billionaire who created Facebook. "The King's Speech," dramatizing British monarch George VI's struggle to vanquish a crippling stammer, leads the 83rd annual Oscars with 12 nominations and is...
  • Oscar: Nominees for 'The Best Actor' February 27, 2011

    'The Best Actor' nominees includes the likes of Javier Bardem and Colin Firth. ...
  • Mark Zuckerberg, now a comic book hero February 24, 2011

    Boston: First there was a book, then a movie and now Facebook's billionaire founder Mark Zuckerberg is the subject of a new comic book. The 48page glossy comic 'Mark Zuckerberg: Creator of Facebook', promises to give a "more balanced portrayal of Zuckerberg" than the Oscarnominated movie 'The Social Network', which portrays him...
  • 'The Social Network' to release again February 7, 2011

    The Social Network, an awardwinning drama directed by David Fincher is all set to be rereleased across Indian theatres on 11th February. The film that won several awards at the recently held Golden Globe Awards has also been tipped to win many more at the upcoming 83rd Academy Awards on...
  • 'The Social Network' sweeps Golden Globe 2011 January 17, 2011

    Beverly Hills, California: The Facebook tale "The Social Network" won top honors Sunday at the Golden Globes with four prizes, including best drama and director, solidifying its prospects as an Academy Awards favorite. Winning the dramatic leadacting prizes were Colin Firth for the British monarchy saga "The King's Speech" and Natalie...
  • New York critics name 'Social Network' best film December 14, 2010

    Los Angeles: The New York Film Critics Circle on Monday named Facebook film The Social Network the best movie of the year, and gave its best director honour to the movie's maker, David Fincher. Armond White, chairman of the influential critics group and chief critic for The New York Press, said...
  • Zuckerberg denies starting Facebook to 'get girls' December 7, 2010

    New York: The founder of popular social networking site Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, has refuted claims that he started the company in order to "get girls". The 26yearold's, who is also the world's youngest billionaire, denial came in the wake of a Hollywood movie The Social Network, which has portrayed him...
  • Now Showing: Meet the star of 'The Social Network' November 13, 2010

    Rajeev Masand reviews 'The Social Network', 'Dunno y na jaane kyun' and 'Skyline'. He also interviews 'The Social Network' star Jesse Eisenberg. ...
  • The techies look at H'wood flick, 'The Social Network' November 13, 2010

    Mumbai: Let's get the introduction out of the way. The Social Network is the film about Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg, set in the middle of two lawsuits, flashing back to the creation and proliferation of the decadedefining website. The film is based on a book, "The Accidental Billionaires"by Ben Mezrich...
  • Masand: 'The Social Network' is a smart film November 12, 2010

    Cast: Jesse Eisenberg, Andrew Garfield, Justin Timberlake Director: David Fincher "The Social Network", written by Aaron Sorkin and directed by David Fincher, is my favourite film this year. It's also one of the smartest films I've seen recently, and it's packed with rapidfire dialogue that's so rich, so clever, you'll want to...
  • MAMI begins with a bang October 22, 2010

    This year the Mumbai International Film Festival (MAMI) is definitely better and bigger. With 215 feature films from 59 countries, 15 documentaries, 24 short films, and a retrospective of 49 Japanese films, shown in the span of eight days. Academy award winning director Jane Campion and Indian actordirector Suhasini Mani...
  • Mumbai film fest to open with 'The Social Network' October 18, 2010

    Mumbai: The 12th Mumbai Film Festival (MFF) starting on 21st October will open with David Fincher's The Social Network, the film's distributors, Columbia Pictures, said on Sunday. The movie released in the US on 1st October to critical and commercial acclaim. Based upon the book "The Accidental Billionaires" by Ben Mezrich, the...
  • Facebook film opens to buzz, controversy September 25, 2010

    New York: Billed as an exhilarating, visceral tale about the founding of Facebook, The Social Network gave the opening of the New York Film Festival on Friday an aura of anticipation and a touch of controversy. The film has attracted widespread attention with its assertion that it tells the true story...
  • Facebook users 'like' the funny side of outage September 24, 2010

    New Delhi: Twitter was abuzz with wisecracks as frantic netizens took to venting on the microblogging site after Facebook went down for over two hours on early Friday (IST), its worst outage in four years. I shut down facebook. That'll teach The Social Network for trying to steal attention from...
  • Facebook founder donates $ 100m to schools September 24, 2010

    New York: Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg donated $ 100 million to the Newark school system in New Jersey. The huge donation came just days before the release of a major Hollywood film on the social networking website, which portrays its founder in a negative light. The film, 'The Social Network', is all...
  • Check out the movies releasing this fall September 2, 2010

    Harry Potter is getting ready to take his final bow onscreen while the founder of Facebook now has a film mapping his rise to 500 million friendshere's all about the movies to look out for this fall. ...