Critics' Choice Awards: The Social Network Wins Big

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The Critics Choice Awards aired Friday in Hollywood and on VH1 for everyone to see. The Social Network won the big prize for best film of 2010. It would be shocking if this doesn't sweep the rest of award season.

The film won a total of four awards Friday night, including Best Picture, Best Director David Fincher, Best Adapted Screenplay went to Aaron Sorkin, and Best Score.

Saverin and Zuckerberg in Court

In other obvious wins, Colin Firth won for The King's Speech and Natalie Portman took the prize for Best Actress in Black Swan.

Christian Bale won Best Supporting Actor for The Fighter and co-star Melissa Leo took home Best Supporting Actress.

Look for those big awards to be repeated tonight during the Golden Globes live tonight on NBC!  These acting awards are well-deserved this year!  There have been some great performances!

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The Social Network Quotes

Facebook Lawyer: Mr. Zuckerberg, do I have your full attention?
Mark Zuckerberg: [stares out the window] No.
Facebook Lawyer: Do you think I deserve it?
Mark Zuckerberg: [looks at the lawyer] What?
Facebook Lawyer: Do you think I deserve your full attention?
Mark Zuckerberg: I had to swear an oath before we began this deposition, and I don't want to purjure myself, so I have a legal obligation to say no.
Facebook Lawyer: Okay - no. You don't think I deserve your attention.
Mark Zuckerberg: I think if your clients want to sit on my shoulders and call themselves tall, they have the right to give it a try - but there's no requirement that I enjoy sitting here listening to people lie. You have part of my attention - you have the minimum amount. The rest of my attention is back at the offices of Facebook, where my colleagues and I are doing things that no one in this room, including and especially your clients, are intellectually or creatively capable of doing.
[pauses]
Mark Zuckerberg: Did I adequately answer your condescending question?

Marylin Delpy: The site got 2200 hits within 2 hours?
Mark Zuckerberg: Thousand.
Marylin Delpy: I'm sorry?
Mark Zuckerberg: Twenty-two *thousand*.

The Social Network Review

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