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From Boston University to Army Paratrooper to The Academy Awards: Q & A with Henry Hughes

Xaque Gruber | Posted 04.05.2016 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

He's fought in a war. He's been nominated for an Academy Award. He met his wife when he was 13. He's mentored by the director of Star Wars. Director H...

A Tale of Two Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal and Dev Patel in Dubai

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 12.19.2015 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

I may sound like I'm gushing when I write that meeting the wise, striking Dev Patel and listening to a talk with the handsome, funny Jake Gyllenhaal were the highlights of this year's Dubai International Film Festival for me. And make no mistake, I am.

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 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?

The MovieFilm Podcast: The Final Star Wars Trailer!

Zaki Hasan | Posted 10.29.2015 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

For this week's show, after taking stock of the aftermath of last week's once-in-a-lifetime Back to the Future day (make sure you listen to our specia...

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Like Aaron Sorkin's work on The Social Network before it, Steve Jobs isn't meant to serve as historical document of a man, but rather a meditation on a movement.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

The Long Road To Danny Boyle's 'Steve Jobs' Biopic Is Finally Over

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 10.21.2015 | Entertainment

By the time Danny Boyle agreed to direct "Steve Jobs," the entire project seemed ill-fated. David Fincher had dropped out over disputes with Sony, and...

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 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' legacy, an...

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.

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.

The Moment Michael Fassbender Became Steve Jobs

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 10.12.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

"Steve Jobs" director Danny Boyle tells HuffPost Live about the exact moment he realized his star, Michael Fassbender, had transformed into the iconic...

Danny Boyle Dishes On The Upcoming 'Trainspotting' Sequel

The Huffington Post | Ryan Buxton | Posted 10.08.2015 | Entertainment

When director Danny Boyle dropped by HuffPost Live on Wednesday to chat about his new film, "Steve Jobs," he also offered an exciting update on the up...

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.

A 'Trainspotting' Sequel Will Be Danny Boyle's Next Movie

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 09.08.2015 | Entertainment

After Danny Boyle's "Steve Jobs" debuted at the Telluride Film Festival to rave reviews over the weekend, the director revealed some major news. Boyle...

See Michael Fassbender In The Full 'Steve Jobs' Trailer

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 07.01.2015 | Entertainment

"Musicians play their instruments," Michael Fassbender says as Steve Jobs in the new trailer for Danny Boyle's biopic. "I play the orchestra." While t...

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...

'Downton Abbey' Creator: 'People Pray for My Characters'

Alain Elkann | Posted 05.04.2015 | World
Alain Elkann

I think we are trying to create a world in itself, a kind of universe. We want people to become involved with that world, and they do it in their relationships with these fictional characters. And sometimes their relationship can be surprisingly powerful, almost alarming. People pray for my characters.

A Life In Stop Motion: A Journey From Benefits To Award-Winning Young Filmmaker

Jennifer Walker | Posted 12.07.2014 | Arts
Jennifer Walker

"I was essentially living off benefit checks at the time. I had no money, but I wanted to make the film. I knew I could make it on virtually nothing if I made everything myself."

Leonardo DiCaprio Could Play Steve Jobs (Or Not)

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 04.21.2014 | Entertainment

As first reported by The Hollywood Reporter, Leonardo DiCaprio could play Steve Jobs for director Danny Boyle in Aaron Sorkin's untitled movie about t...

Movie Review: World War Z

Marshall Fine | Posted 08.21.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Ahhh yes, the zombie apocalypse -- that moment when the dead rise and, by biting the living, turn them into zombies as well. Some theorize that Patient Zero was Ronald Reagan.

The Best Generation X Movies Ever: 7 Totally Zeitgeisty Films That Aren't On Your Sucky Listicle

Christopher Zara | Posted 08.04.2013 | Entertainment
Christopher Zara

The films below are zeitgeisty in the way that Rebel Without a Cause and Easy Rider are zeitgeisty. They don't just depict a generation. They capture it.