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November 2015 Blindspot: Trainspotting

The Blindspot Series is a series of twelve posts spread throughout the year designed to offer bloggers a chance to catch up classic films we somehow may have missed. 815 more words


Steve Jobs' world's a stage

I saw Steve Jobs on Veteran’s Day, after it was already pulled from 2,000 theaters. I had enough faith in screenwriter Aaron Sorkin and director Danny Boyle–that the two of them, together, were going to make something acerbic and visually stunning, intelligent and sympathetic. 1,034 more words

Film Review

Review: Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs was not Emperor Palpatine. Lightning did not shoot from his fingertips when he got angry. Even so, there was a parody video on YouTube that cast him in the role of Darth Vader’s boss and, watching Michael Fassbender’s performance, you can understand how someone might want to portray him that way. 763 more words


Steve Jobs (2015)

Dizzying with its dialogue, Steve Jobs tells the story of its titular man through three Apple product launches, 1985’s Macintosh computer, 1988’s Apple rival and failure, Next, and 1998’s iMac, the beginning of the re-emergence of Apple into ubiquity. 272 more words


Clearing the Netflix Queue: Part 5

As we truck through the last quarter of the year, I am still chugging along. This edition of CTNQ is special because I actually watched recognizably good movies and television shows.   520 more words