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STEVE JOBS biopic to close out Sundance

This is the first one to be made since his 2011 death

It was recently announced which film would close Sundance 2013, the Joshua Stern-directed biopic of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs. Ashton Kutcher, known for his appearances in television series such as "That '70s Show," will play the headlining role, for which he underwent a significant physical transformation. The film recalls the life of Steve Jobs, who passed away on October 5, 2011, and ... more >

Ashton Kutcher to play Steve Jobs – VARIETY

Compare & contrast - this could work

Variety announced that Ashton Kutcher will be playing Steve Jobs in an upcoming biopic about the Apple founder’s life, with Joshua Michael Stern directing. That’s funny, I wouldn’t have pictured Kutcher for the role, especially as the older Steve Jobs. I can see how Kutcher would be in the ball park for Young “working-out-of-a-garage” Jobs, however. But hey, by the time Die Hard came out we would ... more >

No strings attached

Rom-com right out of the Big Ten
With Natalie Portman, Ashton Kutcher, Kevin Kline and Cary Elwes
Directed by Ivan Reitman

When does “No Strings Attached” lose all credibility? When its second scene allegedly takes place at a frat house at the University of Michigan and the frat house is loaded with pretty California girls. I went to Michigan. There’s a longstanding saying at Michigan. Nine out of ten girls in the Big Ten are attractive. And the tenth goes to Michigan. How do I account for Lucy Liu? I suspect she’s ... more >