As an unabashed Aaron Sorkin apologist, watching The Social Network was particularly enjoyable, not just because it's a mesmerizing and endlessly entertaining movie, but because the thing oozed Sorkin's influence, from its dialogue to its characterizations to its poultry sight gags. But just how much of a Sorkin amalgamation is the movie's depiction of Mark Zuckerberg? I've drawn some comparisons to Sorkin's previous characters to shed some light on the issue. Hey, beats beating the racist, sexist, fact-checking dead horse the Internet's been flogging all week, right?
Now that she's conquered TV, movies, amusement parks and a career in country music, Dolly Parton is taking the next logical step in her career. She's appearing in Imax 3-D. Just kidding! Dolly's coming to Broadway! The woman whose Oscar-nominated hit inspired Dario Marinelli's Oscar-winning score for Atonement (figure that one out, folks! Hint: Typewriters) has taken that hit and 19 new tunes and fashioned them into the score for the Broadway musical version of 9 to 5.