Technology

Paranoia (2013)

Adam Cassidy (Hemsworth) is a young whippersnapper just finding his feet in the tech industry. Though he’s at the bottom of the corporate ladder, he’s determined not to turn out like his dad (Richard Dreyfuss), who evidently lived an ordinary life and (in Adam’s opinion) allowed himself to be taken advantage of by The Man. …

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The Fifth Estate

First of all, let me put this out there… Per Wikipedia: The term “Fifth Estate” has no fixed meaning, but is used — following a formulation that dates back to the 18th century — to describe any class or group in society other than the clergy (First Estate), the nobility (Second Estate), the commoners (Third …

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The Social Network

Directed by David Fincher (Fight Club, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button), written by Emmy Award-winner Aaron Sorkin (The West Wing) and based on Ben Mezrich’s book, The Accidental Billionaires, this is a rich, surprisingly suspenseful drama that, simultaneously, should be taken with a teensy grain of salt. The film paints an unflattering but no …

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Disconnect

I have to admit, my friend and I were not in the right place to see such a multi-plot movie about miserable people being miserable to each other, as it was the same week of the “Oh! The humanity!” news of the Boston Marathon bombings. From the vague poster for this film, with a bunch …

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