Steve Jobs takes us behind the scenes of the digital revolution, to paint a portrait of the man at its epicenter. The story unfolds backstage at three iconic product launches, ending in 1998 with the unveiling of the iMac.
The story of Ray Kroc, a salesman who turned two brothers' innovative fast food eatery, McDonald's, into the biggest restaurant business in the world, with a combination of ambition, persistence, and ruthlessness.
John Lee Hancock
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As Harvard student Mark Zuckerberg creates the social networking site that would become known as Facebook, he is sued by the twins who claimed he stole their idea, and by the co-founder who was later squeezed out of the business.
During the Cold War, an American lawyer is recruited to defend an arrested Soviet spy in court, and then help the CIA facilitate an exchange of the spy for the Soviet captured American U2 spy plane pilot, Francis Gary Powers.
U.S. Olympic wrestling champions and brothers Mark Schultz and Dave Schultz join "Team Foxcatcher", led by eccentric multi-millionaire John du Pont, as they train for the 1988 Olympic Games in Seoul, South Korea, but John's self-destructive behavior threatens to consume them all.
His passion and ingenuity have been the driving force behind the digital age. However his drive to revolutionize technology was sacrificial. Ultimately it affected his family life and possibly his health. In this revealing film we explore the trials and triumphs of a modern day genius, the late CEO of Apple inc. Steven Paul Jobs.Written by
Leonardo DiCaprio was originally set to play the lead role, but dropped out to do The Revenant (2015). Michael Fassbender was cast when Christian Bale also passed on the project. All three actors were nominated at the 2016 Academy Awards: DiCaprio for Best Actor in The Revenant (2015), Fassbender for Best Actor in this movie, and Bale for Best Supporting Actor in The Big Short (2015). DiCaprio ended up winning an Academy Award. See more »
Backstage before the Macintosh launch in 1984, Steve Wozniak excitedly tries to describe to Steve Jobs the size and energy of the crowd in the auditorium. He struggles to come up with a suitable comparison and Jobs eventually informs him that he can't wait for Woz to come up with a metaphor. As Wozniak had used the work "like" several times in his failed attempt, the comparison would have been a simile, not a metaphor. See more »
You don't think you're having a bizarre overreaction to a nineteen-year-old girl allowing her mother to list her own house?
She could 'a tried...
She's supposed to stop her mother - that particular mother - from living...
She gave Chrisann her blessing to sell the house and she did it to spite me!
I don't care if she put a pipe bomb in the water heater! You're going to fix it now!
She's been acting weird for months. She's turned on me.
[knocks papers onto the floor]
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The film's title is never shown in the opening or closing credits. See more »
We will know soon enough if you are Leonardo da Vinci or just think you are.
The best part of Danny Boyle's biopic is the whip smart dialogue one would already expect from screenplay maestro Aaron Sorkin and the solid performances from Michael Fassbender, Seth Rogen, Kate Winslet and Jeff Daniels. This is strongly supported by a fantastic musical soundtrack from Daniel Pemberton. Where the film falls down (in my opinion), is in its structure. It has 3 segments: 1984 with the first release of the Mac, 1986 after the controversial firing of Jobs from his own company and his release of the NEXT computer and culminates in 1997 with his rise back to the top and release of the new IMac. Overall, The film didn't truly cover any new ground and left me still wanting to know so much more about what made the man tick. An entertaining and well made film for sure just not the masterpiece it could have been.
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