So, I enjoyed Steve Jobs. If you know anything about Apple, or the man, or, you know, how life works, it’s clear the movie is not a biopic. I mean, really — all these key characters from his life hanging around backstage waiting to have life-changing dialog with him moments before product intros? That’s not real life? Sorkin gets an A for artistic license.

But. Sorkin is being completely disingenuous about not mentioning the rest of the Jobs family. Sorkin himself trumpets the fact that the emotional core of the movie is Steve’s relationship with his daughter Lisa and her mother Chrisann Brennan. In each of the three acts of the movie, Steve solves family problems with wire transfers; so yes, it is a fact that the audience should know, and to dismiss that part of Steve’s life is a disastrous cheat.

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