“Steve Jobs, the biopic starring Michael Fassbender as the Apple co-founder, has already generated a lot of anticipation, and now it has a high-profile festival berth to boot: on Monday, the Film Society of Lincoln Center announced that the movie, directed by Danny Boyle from a screenplay by Aaron Sorkin, would be the centerpiece of the New York Film Festival,” Stephanie Goodman reports for The New York Times.
“In a statement, the event’s director, Kent Jones, described the film as ‘extremely sharp,’ adding, ‘It’s wildly entertaining, and the actors just soar — you can feel their joy as they bite into their material,’ Goodman reports.
Goodman reports, “Mr. Boyle said the selection left him simultaneously thrilled and terrified, ‘unlike the subject of our film, who would have taken the whole thing very much in his stride.'”
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