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jOBS, the biopic about Apple co-founder Steve Jobs has premiered at the Sundance Film Festival.
Ashton Kutcher takes on the role of Jobs in the film, which hits US theaters on April 9.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, the film focuses on Jobs' career and journey through Apple and briefly touches on his rough personal life.
There have been mixed reviews about the film from critics, especially from Sebastian Doggart in The Daily Telegraph.
“Where the film completely falls down is in director Joshua Michael Stern’s disastrous decision to cast Ashton Kutcher in the central role,” Doggart says.
Kutcher wasn’t completely blindsided by the criticism he is getting from critics, he knew exactly what he was getting himself into.
“I knew I was throwing myself into a gauntlet of criticism and this became the most terrifying thing I have done in my life.” Kutcher said at the premiere.
Justin Chang of Variety had something different to say about Kutcher in the role of Jobs.
“He more or less embodies the sort of bland, go-with-the-flow creative thinking Jobs himself would have scorned.”
With mixed reviews from critics, we’ll have to wait and see how jOBS does at the box office in April.