The Social Network: Blu Ray Review
The Social Network
Released by Sony Home Ent
quite make it at the awards ceremonies this year, but The Social Network remains
one of last year's great film.
plays Mark Zuckerberg as we dive back to the heady days of the 2003 Harvard
scene - and his introduction to a pair of Harvard twins, the Winkelvosses, who
are working on a site idea called The Harvard Connection.
Ultimately Zuckerberg builds the Facebook and a legal battle ensues
as to whether he's ripped off their idea.
by the West Wing scribe Aaron Sorkin - and you know it from the moment the film
opens. Sparkling dialogue, zippy scenes and smarts are all over this Oscar
winning screenplay - plus throw in a great soundtrack too and you've got the
But the Social Network also
thrives from its actors - Eisenberg, Andrew Garfield and Justin Timberlake all
add so much to this film from beginning to end.
I said at the time of cinematic release, The Social Network is simply unmissable
and the film for the web generation. It remains even more so on Blu Ray and DVD
thanks to a great film and scores of fantastic extras - this is how movies
should be treated on release to the small screen; not simply churned out without
Perhaps the best release of 2011.