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Re: Steve Jobs - Walter Isaacson
« Reply #15 on: January 03, 2016, 12:19:14 pm »
For those that are interested and haven't seen it yet, Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine premieres on CNN tonight. I haven't seen it. I've been waiting for 2 weeks for tonight since they started running TV Spots for it. Can't wait any longer.
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« Reply #16 on: January 03, 2016, 08:11:34 pm »
Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine (2015)



Very good doc. The first hour is kind of a by-the-numbers look at Steve Jobs that we already know pretty much by heart as it covers how he formed Apple and the countless people he f*cked over to achieve his goal. But it's the second hour where it really captivates because it's about stuff that I really didn't know a whole lot about. I can't remember if I even read about it in the book. Maybe I did, but it's been a long time since I read it and there was a lot of stuff to cover that it may have gotten washed over. Anyway, the second half deals primarily with Back-Dating Stock Options, the alarming suicide rate at one of Japan's manufacturers that make Apple product and the "industrial espionage" scandal when a reporter gets a hold of an iPhone prototype (can't remember which model it was at the moment). All of this is what made the doc come to life. With that said, 2 hours still feels incredibly light on material. There is so much more stuff out there that was left out that we are still only getting a peek at the man. I think the only person that can actually tell his story (all of it) is Ken Burns, the master of the film format.
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