THE SOCIAL NETWORK - A Villain Origin Story? - The Good, The Bad & The Brilliant

20 mars 2020
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Did The Social Network brilliantly predict the Silicon Valley takeover of our entire culture? Or is it just a cautionary tale about not blogging while drunk? Join Michael and comedian Jamie Loftus as they try to get to the bottom of these questions and more.

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Timestamps
0:00 Intro
0:55 The Good
7:39 The Bad
17:00 Lightning Round
20:47 The Brilliant
28:45 Rating?

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Featuring: Michael Burns and Jamie Loftus
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Produced by: Evan Yee
Directed by: Michael Luxemburg
Production Design & Graphic Design by: Paul Grant
Editing by: Mark Potts
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Commentaires
  • Finchers look is amazing sfu

    aaron bonnesaaron bonnesIl y a 9 jours
  • 23:21 so, what is Wisecrack trying to sell me? and how are you extracting the data? there's gotta be some cool maths there. 26:58 tinder is a thing because that website crashed the network. proof of concept.

    Pablo Quijada SalazarPablo Quijada SalazarIl y a 21 jour
  • Listening to these morons talk is infuriating. I quit. These idiots doesn't seem to understand that humans are complex. I especially hate this Jamie lady.

    LEARN2DRAWLEARN2DRAWIl y a 28 jours
  • These losers sound like people who would hate someone for the sound of their voice or face. I guess I'm petty because I hate these two knuckleheads and their shallow view on people.

    LEARN2DRAWLEARN2DRAWIl y a 28 jours
  • The bit about getting off to a line you write..

    Jordan SchultzJordan SchultzIl y a mois
  • Do Django! There are places where I think the movie ages well and many places where I don't think it did. For example, Broomhilda is not even her own person. She's just a plot object. The only glory she gets is a mention of an off-screen attempt of running away

    SirKibblesteinSirKibblesteinIl y a mois
  • David Fincher should get credits for predicting the future so good.... :D

    Xandrieth XsXandrieth XsIl y a 2 mois
  • Episode sucks

    ----Il y a 2 mois
  • Stop reading stuff!!

    ----Il y a 2 mois
  • I love how her favorite actor is the one who interprets Doc Oc in a Spiderman movie while she could perfectly fit in the correspondent character in "into the Spiderverse"

    Márcio Miguel Pinto JúniorMárcio Miguel Pinto JúniorIl y a 3 mois
  • If the concept of the movie is “Behind every successful man, is a women trying to destroy him”, is that incorrect?

    GamerFromJumpGamerFromJumpIl y a 3 mois
  • Funny. I didn't even notice the Mountain Dew...

    RealCoolGuyRealCoolGuyIl y a 3 mois
  • Probably in my top 5 favorite movies. The cinematography and soundtrack is so engaging. This movie could've easily turned into a bore fest for non techies, but it's completely the opposite.

    Kevin TownerKevin TownerIl y a 4 mois
  • I disagree with their criticism of the Brenda Song character. The way she turns at the end and becomes emotional 'out of nowhere' is something myself and many men have seen our girlfriends do. It might not paint women as a whole in a good light. But since when is an individual character supposed to represent an entire gender? This movie even has a strong female character to balance it out. Brenda Song's character is nasty but there are plenty of nasty people in real life too. This movie is brilliant. Period.

    Kevin HamiltonKevin HamiltonIl y a 4 mois
  • I hate the actor Jesse eisenberg, he's like listening to a wasp in bottle for 2 hours or worse....... BEN SHAPIRO!!

    Scott Lee ClaytonScott Lee ClaytonIl y a 4 mois
  • I cant believe anyone thinks mark zuck is not using his wife as leverage to chinese market

    hitesh jetwanihitesh jetwaniIl y a 4 mois
  • He agreed with everything she says.... that’s so irritating cuz u know if he was doing this with another guy it would be different.... the social network was awesome!!!!

    ImprovealwayzImprovealwayzIl y a 4 mois
  • is it just me or all their takes god awful

    Jason LeeJason LeeIl y a 4 mois
  • Surprised that no one is talking about her t-shirt 😆

    Tanvi KejriwalTanvi KejriwalIl y a 4 mois
  • Jamie Loftus sucks ... Nope I disagreee

    RavilochanRavilochanIl y a 4 mois
  • I love this film but the fact they browned up Max Minghella to play Divya Narendra instead of just casting a Desi person is pretty unforgivable.

    Stanley KasiroworeStanley KasiroworeIl y a 4 mois
  • I really liked this movie and have watched it many times, but I was disappointed in the last line of this movie too, because its message is too forgiving. I liked the Zuckerberg character right up to the brilliant scene with his girlfriend in the beginning of the movie. From that point on, I liked him less and less and I thought the movie revealed several incidents in which Zuckerberg demonstrates what a smug, superior, soulless ass he is, but then it ends by kinda letting him off the hook, in my opinion.

    D. LiteD. LiteIl y a 5 mois
    • Ah. You like conventional storytelling. Storytelling that doesn't exercise one understanding or empathy, but instead give sheep the unrealistic realities.

      LEARN2DRAWLEARN2DRAWIl y a 28 jours
  • If the female host didn't like the portrayal of women in this one, I wonder what she thought about the portrayal in wolf of wall street

    Na ManNa ManIl y a 5 mois
  • you guys got some weird rich=evil narrative going on here, not a fan

    Tera StarTera StarIl y a 5 mois
  • If they stuck with absolute facts, the movie would've been a bore fest.

    maxwestymaxwestyIl y a 5 mois
  • I mean What do u people thnk user data is? an atomic bomb thats going to kill u all, grow up. Please

    Mohlakala TleaneMohlakala TleaneIl y a 5 mois
  • "good luck with your video games... " The video games guy is a multi billionaire and the one saying it is just a one of the other....

    onkar chafekaronkar chafekarIl y a 5 mois
    • In the movie it's a important scene: it's because Rebecca doesn't know facebook yet that Zuckeberg decides to expand facebook in another cities, which wasn't this original/stolen idea = a harvard dating website

      StefwI0uStefwI0uIl y a 5 mois
  • Spend 29 minute shitting on the movie, then call it "good, so good. Edging on brilliant." That is quite the way to undermine any argument you were trying to make.

    Jango1989Jango1989Il y a 5 mois
  • I just watched this movie and..it isn't GREAT.

    Eriotl AmporaEriotl AmporaIl y a 5 mois
  • I fucking love this!!!!

    Ever GarciaEver GarciaIl y a 5 mois
  • Bring back supreme leader Jared this back and forth is just fodder to our true King

    Dolgstrang GumblryDolgstrang GumblryIl y a 5 mois
  • Bring back Jared !!! I don’t like his voice or his view and how he presents it

    Dolgstrang GumblryDolgstrang GumblryIl y a 5 mois
  • Holy shit, Jamie is such a scum-bag throughout this video

    JujojiJujojiIl y a 5 mois
  • "If they just hired a woman somewhere it could be brilliant." How pathetic are you? Didn't know movie's quality is in the quantity of women being hired

    HeisenbergHeisenbergIl y a 6 mois
    • @morgan woodcock It wasn't a joke, that was the reason she didn't give a movie a brilliant mark, if it was something else she would've said what the reason was

      HeisenbergHeisenbergIl y a 5 mois
    • Heisenberg y’all really can’t take jokes????

      morgan woodcockmorgan woodcockIl y a 5 mois
  • god this is a great video, like jamies passion abt the movie

    astroastroIl y a 6 mois
  • I'm a man who thinks of himself as a feminist and has taken stick from other men for saying so, and I found this idea that you couldn't portray women like this pretty appalling. In a film full of depictions of awful men, you can't show any awful women? When there are awful women just as there are awful men in real life? When two of the most sympathetic characters in the film - Rooney Mara's and Rashida Jones's - are women? Seriously, in an otherwise intelligent discussion, you do yourselves a disservice with this. You also do feminism a disservice, playing into the hands of all the paranoid, angry guys who think it means demonising men and never criticising women for anything.

    John MoseleyJohn MoseleyIl y a 6 mois
  • BREAKING NEWS: Crazy bitches do exist. And The Social Network is brilliant. Oh and attn Lit/Lib Arts majors: Stop analyzing cinema like it’s a book report. Jeff Cronenweth (the film’s brilliant DP) doesn’t appreciate that.

    JFLO ProductionsJFLO ProductionsIl y a 6 mois
  • This video says more about these two people than the film itself.

    Michael ByrneMichael ByrneIl y a 6 mois
    • Michael Byrne like what..

      Coolt XZCoolt XZIl y a 28 jours
  • Redo this episode with Jason instead!

    NatNatIl y a 6 mois
  • Jamie rocks!

    misremembered72misremembered72Il y a 6 mois
  • The girl looks like a crazy feminist junk, I mean in terms of what she says, obviously.

    The KnightThe KnightIl y a 6 mois
  • it's like Pirates of Silicon Valley set 20 years later

    David HarrisonDavid HarrisonIl y a 6 mois
  • Omg I hated this girl until she openly admits her mustache. I am now an eternal Jamie fan hahaha

    Adam EvansAdam EvansIl y a 6 mois
  • I hope I never get super rich on my on merits cause I’ll end up having people call me evil that know 100% nothing about me. The worst thing I could say about Zuck is that he’s a robot that never learned how to act normal in social situations to the point it pushed him to create an alternate social reality.

    Adam EvansAdam EvansIl y a 6 mois
    • Same.

      LEARN2DRAWLEARN2DRAWIl y a 28 jours
  • I'm disappointed no one mentioned Andrew Garfield's performance. How is his confrontation not the best part of the movie? “Sorry! My Prada's at the cleaners! Along with my hoodie and my 'fuck you' flip-flops, you pretentious douchebag!”

    Mallika BanerjeeMallika BanerjeeIl y a 6 mois
  • Do not insult Real Genius. It is smarter and far more self-aware than its fellow 80's screwball nerdcoms.

    SeizeTheMeansSeizeTheMeansIl y a 6 mois
  • Sorkin is (except for in Molly's Game) bad at writing female characters

    Ole Edvard EvenstuenOle Edvard EvenstuenIl y a 6 mois
  • I thought the Erica close scene was so powerful because it was Zuckerberg’s “Rosebud” scene. And why was she his Rosebud? Because she saw thru him so early. She called it before the effin opening credits. Brilliant. Great movie. My favorite villain origin movie.

    Joe PriceJoe PriceIl y a 6 mois
  • Maybe was trying to be one back then and now he has achieved his dream of becoming one..

    parthasarathy Venkatadriparthasarathy VenkatadriIl y a 6 mois
  • Please do a Philosophy of Community (the tv show)!

    Viktors JViktors JIl y a 6 mois
  • We’re allowed to hate sad pathetic people no? Being empathetic doesn’t mean I can’t hate you

    AJJ29AJJ29Il y a 6 mois
  • Why are the film reals slightly spinning? Anyone else notice that it’s been bothering me

    AJJ29AJJ29Il y a 6 mois
  • Wait, is she married to one of the twins?

    CitizenZero1CitizenZero1Il y a 6 mois
  • weird u kind left that Indian guy completely , actor was good .

    Vola KolaVola KolaIl y a 6 mois
  • Stop comparing the character to the real life person!!! They're not the same you're not being asked to sympathise with Mark Zuckerberg you're being asked to sympathise with a character based on Mark Zuckerberg.

    Mikey ProctorMikey ProctorIl y a 6 mois
    • What's wrong with empathizing with a character?

      LEARN2DRAWLEARN2DRAWIl y a 28 jours
  • Make a sequel ... The Russian Network

    Adam Sandler Birthed me in a Pit of FireAdam Sandler Birthed me in a Pit of FireIl y a 6 mois
  • And when I scroll down to see the comments FRworld tries to sell me the movie

    Riley NicholsonRiley NicholsonIl y a 6 mois
  • Every time she says "like" exhale. It's like a drinking game, only you get to pass out without the need to actually drink something.

    Nazael RahlNazael RahlIl y a 6 mois
  • women don't get in the way to male success? what do they do then?

    Leo GlaserLeo GlaserIl y a 6 mois
  • Now touch on the show Silicon Valley?

    Quinn DériveQuinn DériveIl y a 6 mois
  • I can't believe how obsessed she gets over a minor character...

    sor3999sor3999Il y a 6 mois
  • for a good the bad and the ugly: id be down with “Hereditary”

    JaeRodd ComedianJaeRodd ComedianIl y a 6 mois
  • Say “like” one more time. I dare you, I double dare you.

    Sean MannSean MannIl y a 6 mois
  • lmao it’s not a deepfake it’s literally just compositing

    Kai GeslaniKai GeslaniIl y a 6 mois
  • Guys you can't reduce peter thiels image to that of a vampire just because hes talking about a study.

    Tudor DumitriuTudor DumitriuIl y a 6 mois
  • I don't think this movie i about social media at all. I'd say it is more about climbing the social ladder and whatever you do to achieve it. Most characters in the film do not seem invested in making money, since they already come from wealthy families or a good enough economic situation, the struggle for them seems to be about whatever success brings in a more personal manner, whether it is making my dad proud, get into an important social club or simple revenge. Second to this is the kind of epic battle between Mark and Eduardo, it's been talked about to death so I'l leave it at that. The parts regarding silicon valley and the effects this will have on society are shown i the film, the first one as back to our ascending protagonist and the second in that interesting coked up speech delivered by sea, which is the only instance I can think of in which the movie ponders about whatever this technology will do to society. english is my second language If you don't think like me plss let me know

    Waldo VilléWaldo VilléIl y a 6 mois
  • Jaime was AEwWEesome! Tons of laughs, need MORE!

    DemiRoninDemiRoninIl y a 6 mois
  • That deep face stuff is so creepy

    Companion92Companion92Il y a 6 mois
  • Maybe you could consider rating it "brilliant but flawed"?

    Frank McManusFrank McManusIl y a 6 mois
  • You guys friended randos with your same name? Holy shit that's depressing. Can't imagine being that desperate.

    Nathan TrujilloNathan TrujilloIl y a 6 mois
  • loved this! I always enjoy Jamie's takes on movies

    Rachel WeaverRachel WeaverIl y a 6 mois
  • I am from Spain and i don't really know much about Aaron Sorkin besides his work, and...well, here i describe it as a really american tone but i don't know what is the thing about him that makes you resent him. He is obviously an incredible writter, can you explain me what makes him kind of a guilty pleasure?

    Juanjo SaezJuanjo SaezIl y a 6 mois
  • Do House M.D., how physical pain tranacends to a pain that is more than physical in nature. Also, why a pained character is so relatable, and believable since it seem to translate to charisma :))

    Franz Raphael VelascoFranz Raphael VelascoIl y a 7 mois
  • Lightweights. No dark is too dark.

    cgarzscgarzsIl y a 7 mois
  • This is the new dumb version of wisecrack, what happened to you? you used to be cool

    Tomas SilvaTomas SilvaIl y a 7 mois
  • Alpha dog ? Anyone lol

    Eric BrazilEric BrazilIl y a 7 mois
  • 1. Scorsese should have done wih DeNiro what Fincher did with Hammer, instead of having an old guy move like someone half his age... 2. What? No, the scene Sorkin is "most proud of" is the first scene between Eisenberg and Mara, from the beginning we know Zuckerberg is an a**hole... (and Jamie proves me right later)... 3. How can you not talk about the Oscar winning music!!??? 4. This movie is briliant, think about what any other director, screenwriter and musician would have done with the material... Thanx!!!

    PD ZombiePD ZombieIl y a 7 mois
  • Y'all should do Casshern Sins. Ive recently wathched it and it is instantly in my top 5 anime ever. I really like the way they play with the ideas of life, death, and purpose.

    Oscar PinedaOscar PinedaIl y a 7 mois
  • I love Wisecrack, but I’d like to especially shout out Jared for being the only one who’s politics I don’t know within ten minutes of listening.

    Landon MorleyLandon MorleyIl y a 7 mois
    • Why is that a good thing? Everything is political, especially this movie

      Andrew RabyAndrew RabyIl y a 7 mois
  • The bias from this guest person is painful to watch.

    benevolentwisdombenevolentwisdomIl y a 7 mois
  • One of the very few sub par video discussions of wisecrack

    Varun TyagiVarun TyagiIl y a 7 mois
  • It's brrilliant ☺️😍

    Marta PlebanowiczMarta PlebanowiczIl y a 7 mois
  • The character of Mark Zuckerberg wasn't an asshole. He was a cockzucker.

    IncorporatedOpsIncorporatedOpsIl y a 7 mois
  • Lex Luther is spying on grandmas knitting group. Facebook summarized.

    A HA HIl y a 7 mois
  • After the glaring omission of moral issues (this channel's bread and butter) in the Pulp Fiction video, I'm glad Jamie brought it hard here.

    plastickheroplastickheroIl y a 7 mois
  • Josh Pence really liked being a body double

    TheCowHerder1TheCowHerder1Il y a 7 mois
  • Yall should do a vid for under the silver lake

    RezaleonRezaleonIl y a 7 mois
  • Alfred Molina could have played Michael in this video

    Konrad DaxKonrad DaxIl y a 7 mois
  • Eight Grade?? / maybe Thoroughbreds??

    Alex O'SullivanAlex O'SullivanIl y a 7 mois
  • Hell yah love to see Jamie on wisecrack

    DingoAteMyBabyDingoAteMyBabyIl y a 7 mois
  • Jamie Loftus in Wisecrack? Greatest crossover of podcast/youtube feed ever

    Ramiro HarendorfRamiro HarendorfIl y a 7 mois
  • I don't think the movie holds up at all. The screenplay fails to engage in any of what would go on to define FB, and I don't think the creative team were even aware. When FB first turned into a business and got their big money, it was because of its potential to be the world's biggest advertising delivery system, with targeting via a pioneering use of big data. Then when it pivoted into the FB Pages system it became beholden to the other side of the ad world - PR, and then disinformation. And every step of that was done consciously by its key team. Among other things, it led to Brexit and Trump, to the Far Right returning to the real halls of power. Looking back, The Social Network is shallow and not at all prescient. It's nerbro melodrama.

    Andy BestAndy BestIl y a 7 mois
  • "I've seen this movie a lot". Proceeds to misquote the scene with mountain dew.

    GorgyCLGorgyCLIl y a 7 mois
  • Zeitgang member here! Great to see Jamie, she's awesome. Great video!

    Małgorzata WaszkiewiczMałgorzata WaszkiewiczIl y a 7 mois
  • I'm a nerd, and I say ALL the disrespect to those nerd-bros.

    Kai GünsterKai GünsterIl y a 7 mois
  • Ahhh yes so woke

    Kn RzKn RzIl y a 7 mois
  • The Social Network.. Great film.. Must see.

    Tyler DurdenTyler DurdenIl y a 7 mois
  • birds of prey

    Evan PayneEvan PayneIl y a 7 mois
  • Seeing a lot of bullshit comments on this video, and I would just like to take this opportunity to contradict them. This video is great, makes great points, and the two of you have great chemistry!

    Cameron RaglandCameron RaglandIl y a 7 mois
  • ZAMBONIIIIIIII

    Sarah ValdezSarah ValdezIl y a 7 mois
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