As is usual for such lists, the order is wrong. But what a very fine group of movies Sorkin has given us: A Few Good Men, The Social Network, Moneyball, Charlie Wilson's War, Molly's Game, and Malice.
You don't say: ". . . an arguably benevolent example of consumerism run amok."
Van the Man.
Interesting and with spoilers galore.
Tal Bachman, son of Randy Bachman of Bachman-Turner Overdrive, presents a very fond memory of Eddie Van Halen and observes just what a nice guy he was.
From the Salk Institute. As is usual with such stories, it is too early to decide, but maybe, just maybe, we'll all be taking metformin soon.
Sure. It's the 21st century after all.
UPDATE: link added now.
I hope that this is information you never need.
Even if you're not interesting in becoming a data scientists there are pointers to a whole lot interesting looking resources here.
Yet another hot new idea that might well be not so hot.