If you haven’t yet purchased the awesome Blu-ray release of David Fincher‘s The Social Network — why the heck not? Do so now! For those of you who have abandoned purchasing physical media, IMDB has you covered — they have posted the entire 93-minute behind the scenes documentary titled “How Did They Ever Make a Movie of Facebook?” that is included in the supplemental features (note: there are more featurettes on the disc in addition to this bad boy). Unlike most studio-produced documentaries, this behind the scenes look gives you a more honest look at what it was like to make the movie. Okay, now, look at your schedule — clear out an hour an a half, because you’re going to want to watch this. Trust me.

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First Look: ’30 Minutes or Less’

Columbia Pictures have released the first official photo from Zombieland director Ruben Fleischer‘s upcoming action comedy 30 Minutes Or Less. The film stars Jessie Eisenberg (Zombieland, The Social Network) as a small town pizza delivery guy who is kidnapped by two wanna-be criminal masterminds (Danny McBride and Nick Swardson) and is forced to rob a bank. The film also features Aziz Ansari, Nick Swardson, Fred Ward and Michael Pena. Check out the first photo after the jump.

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Our friends at ‘How It Should Have Ended’ have constructed an animated movie trailer showing on David Fincher‘s The Social Network should have ended. As you might expect, the video does parody the film’s dramatic climax — so if you haven’t yet seen the movie you might want to avoid watching. Also, if you haven’t seen the movie yet — what are you waiting for?! Hit the jump to watch it now.
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One of my favorite things to do is watch good behind the scenes documentaries for good films by great filmmakers. Unfortunately, many of the behind the scenes documentaries released on DVD/Blu-ray today are those fluff piece slickly edited featurettes, many of which are more a glossy informercial for the film than an interesting peek behind the scenes.

In recent years I’ve been watching a lot of B-Roll footage. You see, when a film is released, movie studios put out a EPK (electronic press kit) which features scenes from the movie (you usually see these online as clips or as the example scenes used during interview talk shows) and most even include something they call B-roll. This is making of footage shot on set which isn’t edited into any narrative. The purpose of such footage is to give television stations behind the scenes footage to edit the an interview, review or news piece. That isn’t my purpose however. I just enjoy watching the stuff — especially if a great filmmaker is involved. I just enjoy having a fly on the wall view of filming.

/Film reader Banksy T forward me a link to the B-Roll footage from David Fincher‘s The Social Network. The footage is almost 10 minutes in total and might be worth watching if you’re a hardcore film geek and Fincher fan like me. I was interested to see screenwriter Aaron Sorkin right next to Fincher behind the camera. Watch the footage embedded after the jump.

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The Social Network

Before my film festival trip began, I was lucky enough to be invited to a sneak preview of David Fincher‘s latest film The Social Network. I’ve been embargoed not to talk about the screening… until now.

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