Steve Jobs Movie Reviewed as 'Brilliant, Infuriating and Richly Unconventional'

Steve Jobs Movie Reviewed as 'Brilliant, Infuriating and Richly Unconventional'

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Variety has published one of the first reviews of Steve Jobs, the upcoming film written by Aaron Sorkin, starring Michael Fassbender.

Chief Film Critic Justin Chang says, "An enthralling performance by Michael Fassbender fuels this brilliant, infuriating and richly unconventional take on the life of an American visionary."

Blowing away traditional storytelling conventions with the same withering contempt that seems to motivate its characters’ every interaction, “Steve Jobs” is a bravura backstage farce, a wildly creative fantasia in three acts in which every scene plays out as a real-time volley of insults and ideas — insisting, with sometimes gratingly repetitive sound and fury, that Jobs’ gift for innovation was perhaps inextricable from his capacity for cruelty. Straining like mad to be the “Citizen Kane” (or at least the “Birdman”) of larger-than-life techno-prophet biopics, this is a film of brash, swaggering artifice and monumental ego, a terrific actors’ showcase and an incorrigibly entertaining ride that looks set to be one of the fall’s early must-see attractions.

Steve Jobs is directed by Academy Award winner Danny Boyle and written by Academy Award winner Aaron Sorkin, working from Walter Isaacson’s best-selling biography of the Apple founder. The producers are Mark Gordon, Guymon Casady of Film 360, Scott Rudin, Boyle and Academy Award winner Christian Colson.

Michael Fassbender plays Steve Jobs, the pioneering founder of Apple, with Academy Award-winning actress Kate Winslet starring as Joanna Hoffman, former marketing chief of Macintosh. Steve Wozniak, who co-founded Apple, is played by Seth Rogen, and Jeff Daniels stars as former Apple CEO John Sculley.

The movie is set to hit theaters on October 9th. Hit the link below to read the full review...

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Steve Jobs Movie Reviewed as 'Brilliant, Infuriating and Richly Unconventional'

Justabrake - September 6, 2015 at 11:12pm
I guess the Steve jobs movies will keep coming until everyone agrees they got it right ! No IMDB ratings yet ! Hmmmm ....
Hey - September 6, 2015 at 8:45pm
"brilliant, infuriating and richly unconventional".............. Just freaking say it was "good but weird"....freaking people trying to sound fancy all the freaking time
ChrisShUK - September 6, 2015 at 7:53pm
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