Following the lawsuit-ridden birth of Facebook, this is a fascinating drama with a razor-sharp, Oscar-winning script and stellar performances.

Jesse Eisenberg is super-smart Harvard student Mark Zuckerberg, who starts a popular college website, which gradually becomes the global social network it is today. But there are big fall-outs along the way…

Director David Fincher keeps a tight grip on the absorbing, multi-stranded, flashback-driven story, which also takes in Andrew Garfield as Zuckerberg’s friend and co-founder Eduardo Saverin, Armie Hammer as the posh Winklevoss twins and Justin Timberlake as Napster’s Sean Parker.