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Sorkin: My conscience is clear about Steve Jobs movie accuracy

Steve Jobs screenwriter Aaron Sorkin says his “conscience is clear” over accusations that his movie doesn’t portray events as they actually happened. People have been split over the Steve Jobs movie, with some (like Woz, John Sculley, and Andy Hertzfeld) saying it’s a great achievement, and others (Tim Cook, Jony Ive, Laurene Powell Jobs) arguing […]

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Woz admits Steve Jobs wasn’t always a nice guy

Steve Jobs will be remembered as much for his negative personality traits as for his marketing genius, says Steve Wozniak in a new featurette for the upcoming Steve Jobs movie. The Woz waxes nostalgic about his friend and co-founder of Apple as his interview is interspersed with scenes and quotes from the movie are Woz’s […]

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Woz talked to Steve Jobs about returning to Apple in 2011

Steve Jobs raised the possibility of Steve Wozniak returning to Apple in conversation that took place during Jobs’ final days in 2011, according to a new interview. The insight comes from a Bloomberg interview with Woz talking about the new Steve Jobs movie, which opened on limited release last weekend. Wozniak doesn’t offer many more […]

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Steve Jobs movie rakes in cash during limited opening weekend

Just like the original Macintosh or iPhone, the Steve Jobs movie is racking up favorable reviews among a few early adopters — en route to (hopefully) taking over the world. After its limited opening weekend, it’s definitely off to a strong start. The $ 30 million movie played in limited release over the weekend, bringing in a total of $ 521,000. That […]

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Controversial Steve Jobs movie gets love from Apple PR vet

The new Steve Jobs movie gets just about everything wrong, says the PR veteran who worked with the Apple CEO during the first Macintosh’s launch. From the situations to the dialogue, almost nothing’s accurate. “How many things are not true in the movie?” laughed Silicon Valley PR vet Andrea “Andy” Cunningham during a phone interview […]

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Steve Jobs‘ Aaron Sorkin apologizes to Tim Cook. Sort of.

Steve Jobs writer Aaron Sorkin has been doing the media rounds as of late. Last night he appeared on Conan, where he made a kinda-sorta apology to Tim Cook for their recent falling-out — only to then turn around and joke about Apple hacking his personal files. As you do. Tim Cook and Sorkin’s war-of-words started after Cook […]

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Watch Woz warn Jobs he’s going to get killed in new Steve Jobs clip

Universal Pictures has released a full clip of the upcoming Steve Jobs that reveals the full scene hinted at in other previews where Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak lashes out at Steve Jobs, asking the Apple CEO what he actually does. While Jobs and Woz remained close friends until Steve’s death in 2011, the scene shows […]

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Jony Ive expresses ‘primal fear’ over Steve Jobs movie

Apple’s Chief Design Officer Jony Ive said in an interview that he has a “primal fear” over the upcoming Steve Jobs biopic, and particularly the possibility that the movie could portray his former boss and friend in a negative light. He did say he hasn’t seen the film, but remains skeptical. “I’ve talked at length with […]

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How Aaron Sorkin’s interview with Lisa changed Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs’ relationship with his first daughter, Lisa, plays a major role in the upcoming Steve Jobs movie, but according to screen writer Aaron Sorkin, that wouldn’t have been the case had he not scored a key interview even Walter Isaacson never got. Lisa Brennan-Jobs, Steve’s first daughter, spent some time with Aaron Sorkin before he […]

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John Sculley says Steve Jobs movie is ‘extraordinary’

Former Apple CEO John Sculley says the new Steve Jobs movie is “extraordinary entertainment,” and thinks it will be “every bit as successful” as Aaron Sorkin’s previous Silicon Valley biopic The Social Network. Like Andy Herzfeld, however, Sculley notes that the movie is not always accurate and that there, “was a lot of creative license […]

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