At the same time, it is refreshing to see that someone can still write a story about a depressed, self-absorbed, completely unethical teacher without being hobbled by concerns of political correctness or what “message” such a story sends. Elizabeth (Cameron Diaz) is a jilted sex bomb on an all-consuming quest to find a moneyed hubby. Her first priority, aside from snaring the man himself, is to raise enough money for breast augmentation, which she feels is the key to making herself the perfect trophy wife.
He brings up his 1600 SAT score, his obsession with Harvard’s final clubs, betrays his jealousy of the “world-class athletes” who row crew, and condescendingly tells Erica that she doesn’t have to study because she goes to BU. As Erica leaves, she predicts his success as “some kind of computer person,” then delivers the line that sets up the entire movie: “You’ll think everyone hates you because you’re a nerd, but it’ll be because you’re an asshole.”
Timberlake as Sean Parker and Eisenberg as Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg in David Fincher’s The Social Network. Here at The Fourth Wall we are anxiously anticipating this week’s David Fincher feature, The Social Network. Even if you aren’t enchanted by the involvement of Fincher and writer Aaron Sorkin, you might’ve […]