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Old Jan 24, 2013, 12:01 PM   #51
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Meh, seemed kind of amateur.
and Pirates of Silicon Valley didnt?

I seem to recall some very dodgy wigs ans bald caps being used.
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Old Jan 24, 2013, 12:02 PM   #52
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Meh, seemed kind of amateur.
That is exactly what I was thinking... I expected more. But maybe they were going for something else with this movie? With many biographical movies a lot is embellished. Maybe they are trying to embellish nothing? I am not sure. Still undecided if this is something to go see in a theater or just wait for netflix.
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Old Jan 24, 2013, 12:02 PM   #53
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They should have gotten Dan Fogler to play Wozniak. That would have been a much better likeness for the roll.
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Old Jan 24, 2013, 12:04 PM   #54
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They should have gotten Dan Fogler to play Wozniak. That would have been a much better likeness for the roll.
Dan Fogler would have been a great casting
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Old Jan 24, 2013, 12:05 PM   #55
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Ashton Kutcher as Ashton Kutcher.
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Old Jan 24, 2013, 12:09 PM   #56
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"How does somebody know what they want if they've never even seen it?" POWERFUL!!!
Wow, a clip that has a handful of stereotypical Jobs "sayings" in one place...like they were struggling to make it look legit somehow. "How does somebody know what they want if they've never even seen it?" "...so you just (dramatic pause) WILLED it into existence." Gee, that sounds like the Steve Jobs Reality Distortion Field. Hmm...sounds like they want people to stop and say, "Oh, so THAT'S where all those sayings came from. They said Jobs catchphrases, so it must be legit!" I was half expecting it to freeze-frame and have a CG of "CATCHPHRASE" pop up real cheesy-like.

Meh.

Oh, and I agree Kutchie looks a HELLUVA lot like Steve did, but when he talks I just picture Kelso.
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Old Jan 24, 2013, 12:10 PM   #57
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They should have gotten Dan Fogler to play Wozniak. That would have been a much better likeness for the roll.
The whole thing would've been a hilarious comedy. Dude, Where's My Balls of Fury?
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Old Jan 24, 2013, 12:10 PM   #58
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Since movies usually show in theatres for 1 day only, I guess you'll never get to see it. Sucks to be you.
Very clever...

I like to experience the buzz of seeing a film on the day it's released (and it would have been nice to see it on my birthday)
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Old Jan 24, 2013, 12:11 PM   #59
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The problem isn't the terrible acting, the problem is you've got a some actors trying to act nerdy about a nerdy part of history from the land of nerd-dom. I'm a huge mac fan, but let's be honest it wasn't that dramatic, and maybe not worth another movie.
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Old Jan 24, 2013, 12:12 PM   #60
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Wow, a clip that has a handful of stereotypical Jobs "sayings" in one place...like they were struggling to make it look legit somehow. "How does somebody know what they want if they've never even seen it?" "...so you just (dramatic pause) WILLED it into existence." Gee, that sounds like the Steve Jobs Reality Distortion Field. Hmm...sounds like they want people to stop and say, "Oh, so THAT'S where all those sayings came from. They said Jobs catchphrases, so it must be legit!" I was half expecting it to freeze-frame and have a CG of "CATCHPHRASE" pop up real cheesy-like.

Meh.

Oh, and I agree Kutchie looks a HELLUVA lot like Steve did, but when he talks I just picture Kelso.
Yeah, they really are trying way to hard. This movie will probably be about as subtle as a toddler banging frying pans.

The script seems really horrible. As if everything they say is just foreshadowing for what's to come. Like they should turn to the camera and give a little wink after every line.

No one wants to buy a computer, right? right? wink wink, knowwhatimean?
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Old Jan 24, 2013, 12:12 PM   #61
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I'll watch it, but I see Ashton Kutcher acting there not "steve jobs". It looks meh so far.
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Old Jan 24, 2013, 12:14 PM   #62
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Looks and sounds like Ashton Kutcher in the role of Ashton Kutcher.
Its not exactly fair to judge based on a clip that most people will view in an office setting or whatever, but I also only see Ashton Kutcher.

As always, Hollywood is more interested in creating buzz that will lead to $$$ than to take the art of film seriously.
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Old Jan 24, 2013, 12:16 PM   #63
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Hair

Is that really what Woz' hair looked like in 1975? Sure it was long, but I thought it was straight from the photos I've seen.
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Old Jan 24, 2013, 12:16 PM   #64
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He sounds more like Tim Cook than Steve Jobs
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Old Jan 24, 2013, 12:16 PM   #65
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I like Ashton but this doesn't even come close to Noah Wyle's performance in Pirates. That other guy playing Wozniak is even worse...
I really agree here. I think Ashton is good but now there is something to use as comparison. Woz is bad though, I hadn't considered how bad he could be.
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Old Jan 24, 2013, 12:17 PM   #66
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So far, I really don't care for what I'm seeing, but I also may be slightly biased as I liked Noah Wiley as Jobs significantly better in comparison to what I've seen so far from Ashton Kutcher as Jobs.
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Old Jan 24, 2013, 12:18 PM   #67
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Looks like crap to me.
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Old Jan 24, 2013, 12:20 PM   #68
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Since this is more of a documentary I would pay more attention to the message rather than the acting skills, especially in this very small clip.
Since this is a commercial movie, I would expect the very small released clip to be the highest quality thing that they could show.
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Ashton as Jobs...

I want to see Ashton as Jobs, I think the actor has a convincing passion and it translated for me in this clip.

However that being said, the guy who played Woz, although briefly spoke and reminded me of George Costanza. I was expecting Kramer and Elaine to pop in any minute as it was starting to look like a Seinfeld episode of some sorts.

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LOL exactly. I think he looks the part, but his voice just ruins the entire thing.
Hmmm, I dunno, watch it again, I thought that his voice sounded a lot like Steve's, actually.

Also, I'm surprised that I didn't hate it, the article at Entertainment Weekly said that Kutcher really immersed himself in the role, a claim which the clip seemed to back-up, for me at least.
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Old Jan 24, 2013, 12:21 PM   #71
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Wtf.. why it is upload in flash video when it cannot be seen on iOS devices.
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So thats what Hurley from LOST is doing now he got off the island
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Old Jan 24, 2013, 12:23 PM   #73
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An actual documentary would have the real Steve Jobs. This is a FILM based upon the life of Mr. Jobs. Mr. Kutcher's acting skills are a matter for debate.
Gotcha, but I did say it was "MORE OF a documentary", not an actual documentary of course. Yes documentary was the wrong choice of word but I was trying to put out the point that following the message of the movie rather than Ashton's acting skills would be more beneficial to interested parties. It's enough that not many but the Apple faithful and some techies will care to pay to see this movie so they have to choose an actor that would mostly resemble SJ along with someone popular to the media to attract more viewers and Ashton fits the bill. If he's not the best actor, oh well, but the message is what's most important here.
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Old Jan 24, 2013, 12:23 PM   #74
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Looks interesting. I plan to see this when it comes out in the movie theaters.
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Old Jan 24, 2013, 12:26 PM   #75
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It's nice to see that everyone here is so openminded and fair...

I loved the Noah Wylie movie and his performance... but it is a pretty amazing time in our history. That a couple of guys fooling around in their garage will literally change the world as we know it to the degree that they do is astounding. I am excited to see this version of the story and any others that come out. Who knows, if you skeptics out there actually give it a chance, you might enjoy it... if only for the telling of tale of such historical importance.

In regards to the Hewlett Packard in the background someone mentioned. This was covered in the POSV movie...(possible spoiler) I believe Woz worked for them part time and had signed a contract that any ideas he came up with they had first crack at. So they actually had to offer their first mac-personal computer to them, they passed.
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