The second part, presented on widescreen 35mm, unfurls at the sleek San Francisco Opera House in when Jobs, axed by Apple, presents his NeXT cube to mass indifference.
The film might have been better served if it had spent a little less time with the former and more time with the latter. In the meantime, we're left to try to figure out the genius of Apple products and why consumers took to them. Want more Rolling Stone? Continue reading Show less Talk to your kids about And while Jobs' relationship with his daughter, Lisa -- whom he once denied -- anchors the film, by the end it feels somewhat heavy-handed.
How accurate do you think the movie is to who he was as a person and how he lived his life? Both men are visionary geniuses who revolutionized the way people connect with each other, even though they are more than a little socially challenged when it comes to the people in their own lives.
Hoffman is a facilitator and explicator of drama, rather than a dramatic principal. The role demanded a sweet, naive, caring and ultimately explosive performance and Rogan more than delivered making the scenes of abrasion between him and Fassbender iconic.
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