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2015 Films That Made Us Feel The Story

Jen Grisanti | Posted 01.13.2016 | Los Angeles
Jen Grisanti

What does a storyteller have to do to make us feel their story? Last year, there were so many films that made us really feel what the story was trying...

Steve Jobs Was My Hero: How I Survive Being a Tech Dummy

Marjorie Hope Rothstein | Posted 01.04.2016 | Fifty
Marjorie Hope Rothstein

In 1997 I finally broke down and got an Apple computer. The first was a used one from a friend and then in 1999 it was a laptop, called the Clamshell ...

Steve Jobs: Brunch With Aaron Sorkin, Jeff Daniels, and Danny Boyle: The Smartest Men in the Room

Regina Weinreich | Posted 12.14.2015 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

At brunch at the Vault in the St. Regis Hotel last week, writer Aaron Sorkin spoke about his script, loosely based on Walter Isaacson's biography.

Steve Jobs

Francis Levy | Posted 11.12.2015 | Arts
Francis Levy

The problem with Danny Boyle's Steve Jobs, based on the Walter Isaacson bio, is that it's one long product lunch.

The Brilliant Failure Of Steve Jobs

William Bradley | Posted 11.09.2015 | Entertainment
William Bradley

Steve Jobs, which I've seen three times now, is a curious and entertaining film. Until recently seen as a top Oscar favorite, it's also proved to be a shocking box office bomb, falling away to virtually nothing just now after only its third weekend in general release.

The Problem With "Steve Jobs"

Ira Israel | Posted 11.02.2015 | Entertainment
Ira Israel

This is a dark portrait of a profoundly psychologically damaged man whose compensation for feeling unwanted as an infant was to crush everyone around him into admiring his brilliance. But at what price?

Why Steve Jobs Came Dead-on-Arrival at the Box Office

Peter Lance | Posted 10.29.2015 | Entertainment
Peter Lance

I awaited few fall releases with more anticipation than Steve Jobs, the Danny Boyle directed, Aaron Sorkin penned film based on Walter Isaacson's best-selling biography. After all, as they say at Nate'n Al deli in Beverly Hills, "what's not to like" about that team?

Don't Miss the Israel Film Festival in Los Angeles, October 28th - November 19th

Ira Israel | Posted 10.26.2015 | Los Angeles
Ira Israel

For almost 30 years, the Israel Film Festival in Los Angeles has presented over 900 feature films, documentaries, television dramas and short films to nearly a million filmgoers and brought hundreds of Israeli filmmakers to the U.S. to share their art.

"Steve Jobs" Talks Too Much

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 10.23.2015 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

The new biopic "Steve Jobs" is as much about Aaron Sorkin's screenplay as it is about the man behind Apple. Sorkin's "walk and talk" way of delivering cogent dialogue dominates the film from beginning to end and is the best part of the movie and the worst.

Zaki's Review: Steve Jobs

Zaki Hasan | Posted 10.23.2015 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

Like Aaron Sorkin's work on The Social Network before it, Steve Jobs isn't meant to serve as historical document of a man, but rather a meditation on a movement.

ReThink Review: Steve Jobs -- Steve Jobs, Dramatized

Jonathan Kim | Posted 10.23.2015 | Technology
Jonathan Kim

I understand creative license and why films need to condense, simplify, fudge, and invent to create drama, but is there a point where this can be considered excessively dishonest?

Interview: Director Danny Boyle on Steve Jobs

Zaki Hasan | Posted 10.16.2015 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

The latest attempt to peel away the layers of the enigmatic Jobs comes via Steve Jobs, a new film from a veritable varsity team of cinematic heavy-hitters: Michael Fassbender playing the title role, a script by Academy Award-winner Aaron Sorkin, and direction by Danny Boyle.

Steve Wozniak Says A Major Scene In 'Steve Jobs' Straight Up Didn't Happen

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 10.17.2015 | Entertainment

According to an email that Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak sent to Tech Insider, one major emotional scene between himself and Steve Jobs in Aaron Sor...

Why Steve Jobs Didn't Work For Me

Michael Russnow | Posted 10.15.2015 | Entertainment
Michael Russnow

People don't talk that way, even brilliant people. And, for the most part, they're not going to shout vitriol back and forth across a conference hall while many are watching them tear each other apart.

'Steve Jobs' Isn't Totally Accurate, But Does It Matter?

The Huffington Post | Ryan Buxton | Posted 10.13.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

The new film "Steve Jobs" is already receiving backlash for its portrayal of the late Apple co-founder. How will this portrait affect Jobs' ...

Daniel Pemberton on Composing the Score for "Steve Jobs"

Nell Minow | Posted 10.13.2015 | Entertainment
Nell Minow

Composer Daniel Pemberton followed up his deliciously swanky movie score for "The Man from U.N.C.L.E." with not one but three different scores for "Steve Jobs," the new Danny Boyle film starring Michael Fassbender as Apple's controversial visionary leader.

You Never See An iPhone In 'Steve Jobs,' But The Movie Is All About Them

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 10.13.2015 | Technology

If you're spending cash to see "Steve Jobs," Hollywood's new movie on Apple's great innovator, it's probably because you want to see the big-scre...

The Steve Jobs Movie: A Requiem for a Narcissist

Brett Fenzel | Posted 10.12.2015 | Entertainment
Brett Fenzel

The greatest strength of "Steve Jobs," the farthest cry from a cradle to the grave biopic since "I'm Not There," is that it knows when to cut us loose and leave us to stew with questions in the wake of this flawed but omnipotent superpower.

Steve Jobs: Aaron Sorkin Takes on the Apple Enigma

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 10.10.2015 | Entertainment
Steve Rosenbaum

The demands of a major motion picture and its limitations may be too conventional and narrow a box for the complex and world-changing Jobs.

Aaron Sorkin Slams Sony Hack As 'Terrorism'

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 09.29.2015 | Entertainment

Aaron Sorkin is still mad about the Sony hack. Almost a year has passed since a group of hackers tied to the North Korean government infiltrated...

Steve Jobs: The Visionary in the Man (in the Machine)

Mark Goulston, M.D. | Posted 09.02.2015 | Technology
Mark Goulston, M.D.

One of Jobs' early realizations, and not unique to him, was that technology and computing was not going away and that it was just a matter of time before individuals in addition to larger companies would catch onto the excitement of it.

From Zuckerberg to Jobs: The Aaron Sorkin Story

Steven Petite | Posted 07.10.2015 | Entertainment
Steven Petite

No one is perfect, and Jobs certainly knocked heads with many in his career, but if his story of redemption is not told accurately, then the film will serve no purpose other than pandering to the idea of a good dramatic film.

Michael Fassbender Invents The Future In First 'Steve Jobs' Teaser

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 05.18.2015 | Entertainment

"I sat in a garage and invented the future," Michael Fassbender says in a voiceover in the first "Steve Jobs" teaser. Fassbender portrays the Apple...

Terrorism's Tour de Farce: Sony and Cheney

HuffPost Radio | Posted 12.21.2014 | Politics
HuffPost Radio


Shrum and Lowry discuss North Korea's film fatwa and Cheney's eagerness to become Mr. Torture. Then: If Nixon recognized China 25 years after its Communist Revolution, why shouldn't Obama do so with Cuba 50 years later? And can the third Bush beat the first woman?

Aaron Sorkin Partly Blames Media For 'The Interview' Being Pulled

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 12.18.2014 | Entertainment

As the cyber attack on Sony Pictures revealed a cache of stolen emails, including bits of news and gossip, both Aaron Sorkin and Judd Apatow were amon...