Steve Jobs
First screened in October 2015
Director: Danny Boyle. Cast: Michael Fassbender, Kate Winslet, Jeff Daniels, Katherine Waterston, Seth Rogen, Michael Stuhlbarg, Perla Haney-Jardine, Makenzie Moss, Ripley Sobo, Sarah Snook, John Ortiz, Mihran Slougian, Adam Shapiro, John Steen, Stan Roth. Screenplay: Aaron Sorkin (based on the biograpy by Walter Isaacson).

Twitter Capsule: Sorkin hawks own devices as aggressively as Jobs did. They work less well. Investments in Jobs both murky and excessive.

VOR:   Format, timeline abjure biopic norms but this still isn't wholly original. Family history still "explains" public exploits, etc. Sorkin doing Sorkin. At least worth arguing about.

Photo © 2015 Universal Pictures/Legendary Pictures

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: C

Academy Award Nominations:
Best Actor: Michael Fassbender
Best Supporting Actress: Kate Winslet

Golden Globe Nominations and Winners:
Best Actor (Drama): Michael Fassbender
Best Supporting Actress: Kate Winslet
Best Screenplay: Aaron Sorkin
Best Original Score: Daniel Pemberton

Other Awards:
Los Angeles Film Critics Association: Best Actor (Fassbender)

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