Regent Street Cinema Presents: The Social Network
Enjoy David Fincher's award-winning take on Facebook at Britain’s oldest cinema
Regent Street Cinema is Britain's oldest picturehouse. On 21 February 1896, it became the birthplace of cinema in the UK, when the Lumière brothers used their Cinematographé machine to show the earliest of moving images to a paying audience. Having reopened in May 2015, the staff have been dedicated to engaging with the cinema's groundbreaking legacy, showcasing everything from classic films, internationally acclaimed work and even the odd blockbuster. For this one, catch Jesse Eisenberg taking on the role of Mark Zuckerberg in The Social Network. The Social Network tells the genesis of Facebook, the most significant social phenomena of the new century. But, not only that, it also provides an intriguing insight into the enigmatic figurehead of the company: Mark Zuckerberg, and the legal trial that he found himself involved in. "The writing is strong, and the drama -- the drama of betrayal -- is ever present." – San Francisco Chronicle "Do movies ever attempt to analyze the entire weave of life? Now they do." – Time Out Certificate: 12. Running time: 2 hours.
"Business hasn't been this exciting since Gordon Gekko's first outing."