Fast Five Review: Steve Jobs (2015)


2015 | M | Drama, Biography

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.

1) Did you like it?

Generally, yes.

2) Why?

I generally enjoy biographical films, and this one is just the same. It’s worth saying that I feel like Jobs is more an antagonist in his own film than others and I kind of wanted him to fail instead of succeed, but as a whole, I did enjoy this film and Michael Fassbender’s portrayal of the man behind Apple. :P

3) “You would enjoy this movie if…”

If you’re obsessed with anything Steve Jobs-related, and if you like watching Fassbender act as a self-centred, angsty, broody man with anger problems (honestly a lot of his roles, I think). I haven’t seen Ashton Kutcher’s version yet but looks-wise I do think Fassbender looks a bit more like Jobs than Kutcher.

4) “This movie made me think about…”

Still kind of impressed with┬áthe history of computers, really. If Apple doesn’t exist, what would be the big thing other than Microsoft and Google?

5) Overall rating?