Furious that his girlfriend just dumped him, Mark Zuckerberg races to his Harvard dorm room and trashes her on his blog. He then instantly creates a campus database where guys can compare pictures of two female students and choose which is “hotter” -- an idea that eventually morphs into Facebook.
A lot of people wish that Woody Allen would return to the loopy, surreal comedy of his early years. Now he has, sort of, and at a level of accomplishment that befits a man who’s written and directed more than 40 movies.
“Rise of the Planet of the Apes,” the prequel to the 1968 classic, remained the top movie in U.S. and Canadian theaters for a second weekend, with $27.8 million in ticket sales for News Corp.’s Twentieth Century Fox.
“The Social Network,” Hollywood’s unflattering portrait of Facebook Inc.’s Mark Zuckerberg , pulled in moviegoers eager to see an account of the social-networking website’s early days and driven founder.