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In his adaptation of Walter Isaacson’s biography of Steve Jobs, Aaron Sorkin did the unthinkable. He turns the story of the Great Steve Jobs into the story of Steve Jobs’ relationship with his daughter. At least, that’s the simple way ...
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It was almost a Fincher/Sorkin/Rudin joint with a different actor (Leo, Christian) but now it’s here – Danny Boyle’s Steve Jobs with Michael Fassbender as the man who invented then reinvented Apple. Kate Winslet looks to be supporting. Here is ...
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The writing is of course fantastic. The directing will be good. All that’s left is Fassbender as Steve Jobs. That should be interesting. Here’s the trailer.
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The story that the writers for HBO’s The Newsroom had been fired, first reported on The Daily, was soon refuted by Aaron Sorkin facing the TV critics Association: “A couple of weeks ago an unsourced and untrue story appeared in ...

There is a reason we have long since married our American spirit to baseball, and a reason why it’s the only sport with any romanticism attached to it, and there’s a reason why the camera loves baseball movies.  The crack ...

This comment was left last night by maybe Aaron Sorkin.  We never quite know, do we.  One could always be punking me.  But if so, Sorkin or (oval or any other shape) a person pretending to be Sorkin: I apologize ...

The USC Scripter Award goes to Aaron Sorkin, screenwriter of The Social Network and Ben Mezrich, author of The Accidental Billionaires.
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I can always tell when I really love a movie because I keep quoting it. Such was the case with No Country for Old Men, The Departed, The Aviator…The Departed remains one of the most quotable in recent memories, but ...
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I haven’t found much of Aaron Sorkin online (I promise, I haven’t been looking, “I was nowhere near Brooklyn!”) but he did post to writer Ken Levine’s blog (link provided by @progGrrl) in response to the accusation that its portrayal ...
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Let’s run down the list of accusations against the Social Network, shall we? Okay, so it’s only October but the film has already been accused of being: inaccurate, anti-geek, ignorant of the internet, racist and sexist. Wow, all in one ...

Last year The Hollywood Film Festival awarded its Hollywood Director honors to Katherine Bigelow and the Hollywood Screenwriter nod went to Nora Ephron for Julie & Julia. In 2008 Christopher Nolan & Charles Roven won the Producers Awrds for The ...
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Aaron Sorkin opens up for W Magazine – drugs, women, work, isolation…and nerds. [note]A clip from The Social Network after the jump.[/note] The solo nature of Sorkin‚Äôs drug taking somehow mirrors Zuckerberg‚Äôs trancelike state at the computer: They would seem ...
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New York Magazine’s Mark Harris writes a piece dense enough to satisfy this Social Network junkie’s needs. If you were at all curious about how the project came to be, whether or not Facebook participated (they did not), whether or ...
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We’re born alone. We die alone. But in between, we are connected to people. We are connected to them because we love them. We give birth to them or give birth to us. They call us up to talk on ...

There was a bit of a curfuffle a few weeks back because a handful of bloggers were handpicked to see David Fincher’s The Social Network, possibly by the director himself. A day or so ago, the fruits of that labor ...
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The Oscar race is a funny thing. I’m sure you’ll be as surprised as I was to learn that Aaron Sorkin, one of the best writers working in Hollywood, has never been nominated for an Oscar. The Oscar race is ...

Aaron Sorkin will make his directorial debut with the Andrew Young tell-all The Politician, which details the bizarre rise and fall of the Great White Hope, John Edwards whose career came to an abrupt end when his affair with Rielle ...

The Playlist and In Contention point us to the new Social Network trailer: And note the “like” button below. Funny, that.

Pics from set on Flickr — click here for more. It’s kind of old news now by web standards but it’s worth mentioning that the Social Network will indeed open the New York Film Fest, which runs from September 24 ...

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