The Sound and Music of ‘The Social Network’ →
We Australians… have a hard time accessing the emotional core of our...– ] Margaret Pomeranz, from her SPAA Keynote speech, transcript at Encore
It’s not really interesting to me, at least, to set up a camera angle. At...– John Cassavetes
Alexey Titarenko’s City of Shadows →
The Social Network →
In the end, maybe The Social Network is about the internet, in the sense that it reflects Sorkin’s distorted view of it, as a means of elevating sociopaths like Zuckerberg to the kind of power and wealth that a civilized society would deny them, for their and everyone else’s protection (but then, keeping power out of the hands of people not smart or compassionate or worthy enough to...
"The Social Network": A modern horror film - Film... →
Generation Why? by Zadie Smith | The New York... →
When a human being becomes a set of data on a website like Facebook, he or she is reduced. Everything shrinks. Individual character. Friendships. Language. Sensibility. In a way it’s a transcendent experience: we lose our bodies, our messy feelings, our desires, our fears. It reminds me that those of us who turn in disgust from what we consider an overinflated liberal-bourgeois sense of self...
Friction Can Be a Good Thing: The role of gaming... →