Starring: Michael Fassbender, Kate Winslet, Seth Rogen, Jeff Daniels
Directed By: Danny Boyle
Running Time: 122 Minutes
UK Certificate: 15
UK Release Date: 13th November 2015
Comparable with the iPhone it seems that were are getting a new biopic of Apple’s late founder every few years, which is slightly bigger (and hopefully better) than what came before it. Ultimately though, it’s composed of tried and tested components making the finished piece unoriginal yet appealing to a demographic who takes comfort in being part of a brand and consuming what they have already experienced in a slightly different package.
In 2013 it was Ashton Kutcher playing Steve Jobs, this year it’s Michael Fassbender, and in 2017 I predict Daniel Day-Lewis taking the mantle in a 3 part epic directed by Gus Van Sant (not really).
But however the man is portrayed on screen there is no denying that Steve Jobs was incredibly influential and has left a lasting legacy on this planet through Apple’s consumer products, investment in companies such as Pixar and donating computers to schools around the world. [Read more…]