In a move that is either a huge sign of generosity or a public relations effort to offset the scathing portrayal of Mark Zuckerberg in The Social Network, a Facebook donation of $100 million to schools in Newark, NJ has been announced.
Watching The Social Network, one gets the impression that the social networking virtuoso is manically searching for something—something he wouldn’t recognize, even if he did happen to find it.
The Social Network, the highly anticipated film that chronicles the rise of Facebook and the alleged deception of CEO Mark Zuckerberg, is set to hit theaters October 1. Even before the release of The Social Network, though, word of Zuckerberg’s dishonesty and betrayal has been talked about in some length. Often leading the discussion were Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss, identical twins and former Harvard classmates of Zuckerberg. The two claim Zuckerberg not only stole the idea for Facebook from them, but also cheated them in a lawsuit settlement.
Director David O. Russell’s The Fighter looks as though it could be a tough contender come Oscar season. The Fighter, starring Mark Wahlberg, Christian Bale and Amy Adams, depicts boxer “Irish” Micky Ward’s difficult rise to success in the ring. Although audiences have seen this plot before (all six Rocky films, Cinderella Man and The Wrestler, to name a few), almost everyone likes an underdog story.
Finally, it seems that comedian Zach Galifianakis is getting his due. The comedian had been performing hilarious stand-up for years before catapulting to fame in The Hangover, and now he’s set to star alongside Robert Downey, Jr. in Due Date. You can see the official trailer for Due Date in the video below, and preview what looks to be one of the funniest movies of the year.
Fans from around world may apply online to take part in a random drawing for seats on the 83rd Academy Awards red carpet.
We were excited to see that MTV finally allowed a woman to host the VMAs again when we tuned in to the MTV VMA 2010 award show last night, but our excitement didn’t last long. Why? Because the host was Chelsea Handler, a female comedian who admits that her technique consists of “comments that aren’t actually funny.” We at Bloginity could not agree more.
America’s Got Talent chose its final four last night, and the contestants were a show, to say the least. The America’s Got Talent final four consists of Michael Grimm, Prince Poppycock, Fighting Gravity and Jackie Evancho. Below, you can see pictures of the America’s Got Talent final four in the performances that earned a spot in the finals.
We sincerely hope you haven’t been unlucky enough to see the “Puppy-throwing Girl” video that has been tearing across the internet.