Wednesday, 8 June 2011

The Social Network!

Its been out for a good while and my friend got it on blu ray and invited me over today.

So after our revision sessions in school we decided to go round and watch it, and I have to say it was a lot better than I thought it would be!

The idea of facebook or thefacebook as it was originally called was such a simple one but was massive.

It still seems odd to me though that it managed to beat the giant at the time of Myspace but I think it was to do with, as described in the film, exclusive side of facebook.

Originally it was only intended for students at Harvard University and then rapidly expanded to universities across the globe. The story of its creation and the controversy behind the idea supposedly being stolen from some other Harvard students makes it all the better for the film which has been directed well in my opinion.




It makes you think how a simple idea can generate so much money and power so quickly, obviously I dont know any coding or databasing and and couldnt do it myself but the idea of a social network site seems so simple.

Overall though I was pretty impressed with the film and think it is worth a watch!
Sorry for the lack of posts I'm in my exams and really shouldnt be on here! but hey, I have just come back from this weeks pub quiz .. so why not hey!..

28 comments:

  1. Saw this movie a month ago and it was funny how the idea of facebook started by rating girls in havard haha

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  2. After I saw this movie, I just can't see Mark Zuckerberg in any other way.

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  3. great movie, love fincher

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  4. Hehe me too. Funny guy in my eyes. :)

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  5. Gotta see this movie, everyone's talking about it!

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  6. I haven't had a chance to go see this movie yet, but I plan to. Sounds interesting.

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  7. it's a pretty good movie. i liked it

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  8. The Social Network was a great movie. Not the best, but definitely great.

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  9. It's on my "going to see" list

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  10. Love this film, one of my favorites!

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  11. the movie is really good! i was not expecting something this good :)

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  12. one of the best of 2010
    Andrew garfield rules as Eduardo. you should watch Never let me go, Great movie

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  13. I actually love this film, it's strangely inspiring :)

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  14. Also 1337 views, nice! Haha :D

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  15. This is awesome! Can't wait for more posts

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  16. Do not want to watch, I get the principal of it, no point in watching the film in my opinion.

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  17. It's a movie I'm not going to watch for quite a long time, for some reasons ; P

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  18. I definitely need to see this movie sometime.

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  19. i liked this movie, quite a lot as well.

    i follow back!

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  20. Hmm, should definitely watch this.

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  21. Very neat blog.
    I liked the movie.
    We have similar interests in movies.
    Hit me up!!
    I'm now following, brother!

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  22. I still really need to see this...


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