The good news: Ashton Kutcher has never been better on film. The bad news: it’s more about the company, Apple, than the visionary who created it, the late Steve Jobs.
We never learn much about Jobs other than he was an a-hole at times as a person and incredibly difficult to work with. We never learn the basics: what was he like as a child; how did he reconcile with the daughter he refused to recognize as his own (even after a
We never see Steve Jobs’ struggles with the pancreatic cancer that killed him. Or what inspired him to create the ipod, which revolutionized the music industry. There’s a bare mention that he ate only fruit. You’d think he avoided other food just for that one meal!! Had I not read an article about him , I would never know from this film all this guy ever ate was fruit and seeds!!!
What an utterly frustrating movie!! The late Steve Jobs deserved better. What a bitter irony: a visionary gets a biopic from two men with no vision: first time screenwriter Matt Whiteley and director Joshua Michael Stern.
1 star – and that’s for the acting.