The Social Network

Were it not for Eduardo Saverin’s reportedly reluctant confiding in Ben Mezrich, the story of Facebook may never have been told. Mezrich eventually wrote the book ‘The Accidental Billionaires: The Founding of Facebook: A Tale of Sex, Money, Genius and Betrayal,’ which was optioned into the movie now known as The Social Network, directed by David Fincher. Facebook’s CEO and co-founder has done his damnedest to stop the production... Read More

Zombieland

I’m not  one for that weird horror/comedy genre. I really did not enjoy Sam Raimi’s Drag Me To Hell.  And there are very few exceptions to this rule for me (see: Dead Snow). But director Ruben Fleischer could really change my mind, in a big way.  His feature-length directorial debut, Zombieland, is hilarious, and breathes new life into the zombie genre just when it needed the most (the vampires have been leading the game for years... Read More

Adventureland

The Sundance darling of 2009 was clearly decided before it even started. People have been waiting for Greg Mottola’s followup to Superbad for quite a while now, and Adventureland is it. Although the film shouldn’t have been purchased before the festival (or at least not before the P.I. screenings), trailers for Adventureland were played nationwide before Doubt.  It’s crap like this that give all those naysayers ammo when they... Read More