Facebook drama The Social Network won the Writers Guild honors for the best adapted screenplay while Inception upstaged favorites Black Swan and The Fighter to earn spoils for the best original screenplay.
Top movies of the year, like The King's Speech, Toy Story 3 and Winter's Bone were not considered for the prestigious awards as they were not made under the guild's contract guidelines.
The Social Network is a drama film about the founding of the social networking website Facebook and the resulting lawsuits. David Fincher and screenwriter Aaron Sorkin turned a profile of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg into a brilliant film. The film received 97 percent rotten approval rating from critics based on 258 reviews collected by Rotten Tomatoes and an average score of 9/10.
Inception, a science fiction and psychological thriller about corporate raiders invading other people’s dreams, was written, produced, and directed by Christopher Nolan. The summer blockbuster is a mind-bending thriller featured a complicated, fascinating plot and stunning action scenes. The film also taps into psychological phenomena like false memories and the introspection illusion. The film received 87 percent rotten approval rating from critics based on 272 reviews collected by Rotten Tomatoes and an average score of 8/10.