The unrecognizable Steve Jobs film
Universal's Steve Jobs movie is currently playing in limited release but will open in over 2,000 theaters this Friday. Ahead of the wider release, long-time tech journalist Walt Mossberg has published a column that slams the Aaron Sorkin penned project, saying "The Steve Jobs I knew isn't in this movie." From The Verge column:
Mossberg, who was the tech columnist for The Wall Street Journal for many years before becoming an Executive Editor at The Verge stated he knew Jobs for 14 years and spent "scores of hours in private conversations with him."
While Mossberg does say that while Jobs was not perfect, he feels the film version didn't do Jobs justice, adding, "The best of the real Steve Jobs begins to unfold just as Steve Jobs ends.
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Humorous since for months this site seemed overly excited about this movie. Like we needed another Jobs movie. Like we needed a Jobs movie at all. But regardless then all the fawning over the movie dried up. Well at least the silver lining is i have to hear less about it since it doesn't seem to be Jobs circle jerk. Not that i'm not a fan of Jobs. The Issacson book was great and all I needed.