Humor website Funny Or Die has released “iSteve”: a hastily produced, 80-minute biopic of Apple founder Steve Jobs designed to fill the void while Ashton Kutcher’s flick awaits its theatrical release.
Here’s what the critics are saying:
“…Funny or Die’s longest project to date…” -Anita Li, Mashable
“The filmmakers have said that they weren’t trying to make the best Jobs biopic, they just wanted to release the first one. They have succeeded on that.” -Michael H., Phone Arena
“Funny or Die calls this “The first biopic of Apple founder Steve Jobs” which is of course, a bold-faced lie. ‘jOBS‘ starring Ashton Kutcher was the most recent, but the first was ‘Pirates of Silicon Valley‘ which didn’t centre around Jobs (played by ex-ER actor Noah Wyle), but instead featured him as a co-star alongside Bill Gates (Anthony Michael Hall) as we watch the early rivalry between Microsoft and Apple unfold.” -Steven Norris, Memeburn
“But for me the low point of this low-budget biopic was when Jobs and Melinda French Gates (Michaela Watkins) don headgear, strip to their green metallic skins and have virtual sex in a computer-generated landscape.” -Philip Elmer-DeWitt, Fortune
Bonus points to Fortune for actually watching it!