I don’t know how you could possibly make a movie where the plot is centered on computer code. At least not a good or entertaining one. But the producers of “The Social Network” managed it. Did they ever. It’s one of the best films I have seen in a long time.
I don’t get to the movies much, though I like movies. I’m certainly not in the business of writing movie reviews, but I’m doing this blog and no one’s been interested in a lawyer’s strike yet so here goes. Spoilers to follow, so if you haven’t seen it I suggest you do so before reading further.
I’m so tired of Harvard, and I think a lot of people are. All the glib we’re so smart stuff has become a colossal bore. Yet TSN is largely set there, and turns the tedious cliches surrounding that American institution into the backdrop of a deep and serious but nevertheless charming story about character and, well, life.