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Jason Wallis Fincher’s ‘Social Network’ more than just ‘the Facebook movie’

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Jason Wallis

Posted: Saturday, October 9, 2010 12:00 am

OK, so maybe “The Social Network” won’t make $200 million at the domestic box office. Once again, I appear to have overestimated the taste and sanity of mainstream American movie-goers. I’ll learn someday.

Meantime, I’ll take solace in the fact that the film at least opened at No. 1 with a larger-than-expected weekend gross, and at this point I’m still seeing it as the front-runner for best picture and director Oscars. And, as expected, it has turned out to deserve every bit of wild praise that it’s receiving.

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