Generic and predictable. Alicia Vikander kind of saves the film though from becoming too boring.
Steve Jobs takes us behind the scenes of three iconic Apple product launches, beginning in 1984 and ending in 1998. Because of this structure, it feels like a theatre play, which in and of itself isn't a bad thing, but it comes with a few problems.
As great as Michael Fassbender was in this, i did not for one second see Steve Jobs; i only ever saw Michael Fassbender. The man can recite dialog rather well (and he does create…
Linklater has done it again.
I must confess, after Dazed & Confused (which is my own favourite movie of all time), i was more than a little sceptical that this – or any movie – could be a worthy successor, especially after the disappointing Boyhood. But i was pleasently surprised at what i saw unfold in front of my eyes.
No, it’s not the best movie ever made, but it’s a darn good slice-of-life film.