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FILM REVIEW – Catfish

By Elena Cresci

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We are, without a doubt, the Facebook generation. Nowadays it’s the norm to share almost every aspect of our lives in the name of social networking; the vast majority of us will have revealed a mountain of information about ourselves online. Earlier this year, The Social Network told the tale of how Facebook began. Now, documentary Catfish provides proof of the integral part social networking plays in shaping our perceptions of others, whether we’ve met them in person or not.

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FILM REVIEW – The Social Network

By Elena Cresci

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How do you turn a social phenomenon into a feature film? Director David Fincher attempts to do just that with The Social Network. The film, simply put, tells the story of Facebook, the social networking website that needs no introduction. Adapted from Ben Mezrich’s The Accidental Billionaires, the film dramatises the creation of Facebook and its rise to notoriety as the website that barely anyone can live without.

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