The beauty of Apple’s story and by extension of Steve Jobs, is that ol’ devil The American Dream. Boyle & co’s creation of Steve Jobs attempts to shine a spotlight on the ghost in the machine at the heart of Apple’s perceived success, the human hands of a superhuman task – revolutionising the world through technology.
Of course, it was beautifully shot, historically accurate, well written and well-acted. Why then did I not come out with that chilling feeling which confirms I just watched the outstanding drama of the season?
It’s an imminent relief when a script and camera are in such harmony. In The Wait, there’s not a single superfluous word or sigh, nor a take or an angle out of place, creating an inimitable atmosphere of sheer tension.
Empathy was at the heart of the film just as it has to be at the heart of every photojournalist
This is heavy content, and it’s delivered in a style that perfectly suits just that; violence is visceral and destructive, not glamorous.
“A work of sublime beauty, evaluating the little accidents and lies that can change any person’s life” – Lola Newman
The New Urban Fantasy. Hyper-stylized drama and dreamlike filmmaking.