‘Steve Jobs’ is smart, energetic, compelling, just like the man (Our grade: A-)

Michael Fassbender plays the title role in "Steve Jobs." (Francois Duhamel/Universal Pictures/TNS)

Michael Fassbender plays the title role in “Steve Jobs.” (Francois Duhamel/Universal Pictures/TNS)

Compelling subject. Fast-paced, exhilarating dialogue. Focused direction that maintains an almost ruthless pace. Acting that couldn’t be more assured.

It has to be “Steve Jobs.”

Written by Aaron Sorkin, directed by Danny Boyle, starring Michael Fassbender and Kate Winslet (with expert support from Seth Rogen, Jeff Daniels, Michael Stuhlbarg and Katherine Waterston), “Steve Jobs” is a smart, hugely entertaining film that all but bristles with crackling creative energy. What it is not is a standard biopic.

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