Top Ten Movies of 2010 — Number Nine

Despite the mad rush to anoint the film a staggering excavation of a generation transformed and defined by a different type of interconnectivity than any that’s come before–a charge seemingly led by film critics and others with only the most tenuous grasp on the influence of new media–David Fincher’s The Social Network ultimately has far more modest aspirations. It’s probably not coincidental that the film Fincher made is more satisfying than the theoretical film some deluded observers imagine it to be. The Social Network is about web-based communications the same way that Martin Scorsese’s The Aviator is about aeronautics. There … Continue reading Top Ten Movies of 2010 — Number Nine