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NY Timeout: The Social Network Review

NY Timeout: Facebook isn’t such a great subject for the movies—too much typing. And heroic computer hackers have never, ever inspired cinematic thrills. (Remember Sandra Bullock in The Net? Exactly.) Mainly, though—and let’s see how many film critics admit this—Facebook has quietly left Hollywood in the dust. Not even James Cameron can claim 500 million friends for Avatar, and that’s people returning on a daily basis. We’re the movie now, and it’s a dumb comedy about what sandwich we just ate.

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