aaron sorkin

  • Aaron Sorkin’s Steve Jobs Movie To Feature Just 3 Scenes In Real-Time Backstage At Product Launches

    Aaron Sorkin’s Steve Jobs Movie To Feature Just 3 Scenes In Real-Time Backstage At Product Launches

    Anyone who has read the Walter Isaacson biography of Steve Jobs (or just followed his story over the years) knows there’s a lot of source material to draw from when crafting a movie. But Steve Jobs biopic screenwriter Aaron Sorkin revealed today at Hero Summit that his movie, at least as currently conceived, will feature only three 30-min scenes presented in real-time, depicting… Read More

  • Awards In Hand, The Social Network Filmmakers Heap Praise On Zuckerberg

    Awards In Hand, The Social Network Filmmakers Heap Praise On Zuckerberg

    One of the standout scenes at in The Social Network happens in the first five minutes of the movie. Erica Albright (Rooney Mara) is sitting in a bar with boyfriend Mark Zuckerberg (Jesse Eisenberg) when she says the following to him: You are probably going to be a very successful computer person. But you’re going to go through life thinking that girls don’t like you because… Read More

  • Memo to Aaron Sorkin: You Invented this Angry Nerd Misogyny Too

    Memo to Aaron Sorkin: You Invented this Angry Nerd Misogyny Too

    Ok, Aaron Sorkin, you have to pick. Either you are proud that you don’t know a thing about the Internet, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg and the world you wrote a movie about or you are simply the empty vessel here to tell the world a larger truth about Silicon Valley. Because so far, you seem to flip-flop based on the accusation. When called out for not being an accurate representation of… Read More

  • Maybe Mark Zuckerberg Won't Hate That Facebook Movie After All

    Maybe Mark Zuckerberg Won't Hate That Facebook Movie After All

    Yesterday, Facebook’s Dave Recordon commented that he just finished a marathon session of The West Wing, a great show about the inner-workings of a fictional White House that ended its run on NBC in 2006. I agreed with Recordon, it was a great show. You know who else agreed? Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg. So why is this interesting? Well, the creator of The West Wing was Aaron Sorkin. Read More