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New Documentary Depicts ‘Brutal, Ruthless’ Apple, ‘Deceitful and Cruel’ Steve Jobs

A flurry of biographical films were announce shortly after Steve Jobs’ death in 2011, with the first to reach theaters starring Ashton Kutcher as the Apple visionary. Alex Gibney, creator of the upcoming Steve Jobs: Man in the Machine, told Variety that he thought Kutcher looked good in the part, but his movie was “silly,” and its flattering take on Jobs “wasn’t interesting to me.”

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Church of Scientology Goes to War with HBO

The Church of Scientology ran a full-page advertisement in the New York Times Friday attacking HBO for the pay cabler’s upcoming documentary Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief.