The Social Network: David Fincher’s modern masterpiece arrives on Amazon

The social network

One of David Fincher’s modern masterpieces, it’s an impeccably directed, brilliantly written and beautifully acted film about ambition, ego and technology.

Jesse Eisenberg is perfectly loathsome in the lead role of Mark Zuckerberg, portraying the Facebook founder from inventing the platform (designed as a way to meet girls) at Harvard to the fallout from his billion-dollar success, including the lawsuits he faced. of co-founder Eduardo Saverin (Andrew Garfield) and the Winklevoss twins (Armie Hammer).

Written by Aaron Sorkin, not a single line of dialogue is lost in this 2010 tale, and every scene is jammed and shot with finesse. From the iconic opening scene with Rooney Mara, this film is a brilliant gutting of toxic masculinity, privilege, and the insidious side effects of immense wealth and power in the tech industry.

Jesse Eisenberg plays Mark Zuckerbeg on The Social Network.

Merrick Morton

Jesse Eisenberg plays Mark Zuckerbeg on The Social Network.

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Outlaws is now available to stream on Amazon Prime Video.

The Outlaws

This series by Stephen Merchant (fight with my family) follows seven people from different backgrounds brought together to do community service in Bristol.

Merchant plays himself on the show, alongside Christopher Walken, Eleanor Tomlinson and others, with the show opening with its seven misfits discovering a bag of money that draws them into a plot involving a number of dangerous people. .

The show changes tone often and not always successfully, but overall is a fun and empathetic exploration of unlikely friendships and the power of forgiveness. Like The GuardianRebecca Nicholson wrote: “Merchant has a knack for humanizing his characters, however gritty they appear on the surface, and he hints at a deeper pain and embarrassment that gives him more heart and warmth than he intended. seems so at first sight”.

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Clint Eastwood and Tom Hanks have teamed up for Sully.

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Arriving next Tuesday, here’s the fictionalized story of Chesley “Sully” Sullenburger, the US Airways pilot who successfully landed Flight 1549 on the Hudson River after a bird strike in 2009, saving all passengers and crew. crew on board.

Tom Hanks plays the titular character, with the film following the incident and its fallout as a ditching investigation threatened to end his career.

Hanks is unsurprisingly brilliant, and while the film around him is pretty paint-by-numbers, the jaw-dropping nature of the actual story is enough to keep anyone hooked.

Luxe Listings Sydney is now available to stream on Amazon Prime Video.

Luxury Listings Sydney

Although nothing can quite match the drama of sell sunsetit’s a reality TV treat to fill the gap between seasons of the Netflix series.

Joining the cast this season is Black Diamondz Property founder and director Monica Tu, alongside regulars Gavin Rubinstein, D’Leanne Lewis and Simon Cohen.

The six-episode episode will follow the four through their professional lives, with viewers discovering many of Sydney’s gorgeous (and often ugly and garish) mega-mansions, while following their dramatic personal lives outside of work. Pure pleasure.

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