Character Analysis Of Mark Zuckerberg In The Social Network

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Is it possible for an actor to be beloved and hated all at the same time? Someone should probably ask Jesse Eisenberg that very question, since he fits into that equation like no other actor in Hollywood. He’s comparable to a pro wrestling star that gets paid to irritate fans – proving that he’s so good at his job that you can’t help but fall in love with his willingness to invoke aggravation.

For instance, take his role as Mark Zuckerberg in The Social Network. He’s the closest thing to a protagonist in the film, yet he’s smug, arrogant, and plenty would describe as a likeable bad guy. And, it’s not just the portrayal of Zuckerberg, either. You can’t help but find him to be overly vexing in plenty of his others films, which include The
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Britton, best known for her role in NBC’s Friday Night Lights, makes the best of a bad situation, serving in an aimless motherly role – where her only goal is to protect Mike. Why? Good question (not really).

Topher Grace, best known from his TV days in That ‘70s Show, is an acceptable choice as a villain – oddly enough, because he’s easily dislikeable in basically all of his roles, regardless of whether its protagonist, antagonist, or anything else in-between. Here, he portrays a sniveling little sap that you’d just love to wrack about a million times with a flyswatter – the equivalent of one good whack with a shovel, I suspect.

On the storyline front, America Ultra is yet another poor attempt to turn an unsuspecting character into a full-blown James Bond rip-off. Max Landis, like so many other repetitive, idea-less writers in Hollywood, is responsible for this particular monstrosity – which could be comparable to what would happen if Kevin Smith decides to co-author a screenplay with Sylvester Stallone (that’s right, folks – Clerks + The Expendables = American
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This is a film that rightfully makes consumers hesitant to waste hard earned money at the box office – for fear of having to endure such a wildfire of ridiculousness. At no point is American Ultra clever or witty. It attempts to be cute, but only patronizes, although that was going to come with the territory right from the start as soon as Jessie Eisenberg and Kristen Stewart landed starring roles. Granted, they’re both talented in their own right, though rarely on a scale worth measuring (a statement that will remain true, even despite Eisenberg’s upcoming role as Lex Luthor). In the end, American Ultra is a poor, embarrassing attempt at a spy flick – and due to its stoner tendencies, it will completely disinterest potential moviegoers (unless you’re a stone). American Ultra is such a wretch concoction that it joins the conversation as possibly the worst movie of

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