Screen Junkies is back with another installment in its Honest Trailers series, and this time, "The Social Network" is in the hot seat.
The people behind the film don't have to worry, though: The video has mostly complimentary feedback. Even though the narrator says the Aaron Sorkin-penned biopic has "the world's dullest premise," the reviews are pretty glowing. Sorkin gets praise for making "boring litigation exciting," to the point that the narrators even calls for another Facebook movie.
Of course, there was some criticism as well. Namely, in regard to the film's accuracy -- or lack thereof.
"If you want to know the real story behind Facebook, watch something else, because they're bending the truth harder than the news your uncle posts on his wall," we hear.
We're reminded of the artistic license taken, from Mark Zuckerberg (Jesse Eisenberg) looking like an "awkward scowling robot" to his ex-girlfriend who supposedly inspired the site being completely made-up.
Watch the full video below.
In 2003, Harvard undergrad and computer genius Mark Zuckerberg (Jesse Eisenberg) begins work on a new concept that eventually turns into the global social network known as Facebook. Six years later, he is one of the youngest billionaires ever, but Zuckerberg finds that his unprecedented success leads to both personal and legal complications when he ends up on the receiving end of two lawsuits, one involving his former friend (Andrew Garfield). Based on the book "The Accidental Billionaires." Read More