If you want a straightforward, fact-checked biography of Apple visionary Steve Jobs, watch Alex Gibney’s documentary, Steve Jobs: The Man In the Machine, or the Ashton Kutcher biopic (better than its reputation), simply titled Jobs. You can read the meticulously […]
Happy October! This is going to be a great month for movies, with some scary Halloween stories and some big, awards-worthy dramas, mostly based on true stories, and featuring some of Hollywood’s biggest stars. Here’s what’s coming this month: FRIDAY, […]
Director: Danny Boyle (“Slumdog Millionaire”) Writer: Aaron Sorkin Subject: Steve Jobs Starring: Michael Fassbender, Kate Winslet, and Seth Rogen Opening: October 9, 2015 Me: there
AFI Docs (formerly SilverDocs) begins tonight in Washington, D.C. with another spectacular slate of documentary films. The opening night festivities feature “The Best of Enemies,” a terrific film about the battle of the upper-class, socially connected, classically educated, hyperverbal writers […]
Even the most fascinating character, a true visionary with a transformative impact on the world and a story with one of the most wallopingly vindicating comebacks in business history, cannot always translate into a great movie. A straight-on biopic cannot […]
It’s another big week at the movies, with some of Hollywood’s biggest stars in two fact-based prestige movies with awards potential, a superhero sequel, and a twisty thriller based on a best-selling novel. Formally called “Lee Daniels’ The Butler,” following […]
I like President Obama’s observation on the passing of Steve Jobs: “The world has lost a visionary. And there may be no greater tribute to Steve’s success than the fact that much of the world learned of his passing on a […]
In my corporate governance role, I appeared on CNBC today to discuss Steve Jobs and what Apple should disclose about his health.