The Social Network is the Critics' Choice

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On Saturday, The National Society of Film Critics released its number one film of 2010.  The Social Network took the top prize, according to critics, as the best film of the year.

Jesse Eisenberg was also selected as best actor for his role in as Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg.

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Other top winners included Italian star Giovanna Mezzogiorno for her role in Vincere about Italian dictator Benito Mussolini.  

Geoffrey Rush won best supporting actor for his role in The King's Speech, and British actress Olivia Williams for The Ghost Writer.

As we previously reported, The Social Network will hit theaters again on January 7.

With a re-release in theaters and a whole bunch of awards, The Social Network seems like it is on the right path to winning big at the Oscars.  Do you think a story about Facebook is an Oscar contender?

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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.
Mark Zuckerberg: Did I adequately answer your condescending question?

[Talking about the physical stature of he and his twin] I'm 6'5", 220 pounds, and there are two of me.

Tyler Winklevoss

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