New reviews and notable screenings in this week’s issue
Alex Gibney’s latest feature treats the Apple founder with all the reverence he expected.
Mohammad Rasoulof directed the uncompromising Iranian drama Manuscripts Don’t Burn—which may be his last.
From the basement to the New York Times best-seller list
A roundup of new and notable movies playing in Chicago between August 16 and 22.
The gray lady offers up some in-depth reporting on hi-tech business
Doug Seibold, founder of Agate Publishing, on how it’s good to be a small publisher
“Pragmatic” was the word most often searched in Merriam-Webster’s online dictionary in 2011. Bo-ring!
Mayor Emanuel’s political action committee gives the rich a second chance to please him
No, you can’t.
“Success” and Steve Jobs.
Thinking the unthinkable about Steve Jobs’s death, how it has affected the way we view the world, and how Apple products like the Powerbook, iPhone, and iPad influenced technological advents like Twitter and Facebook
“The only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work.”
Tal Rosenberg Flowers for Steve Jobs, outside the Apple Store on Michigan Avenue What would the world have been like if he’d take a different course, if he wasn’t so insanely determined, if that stupid cancer had beat him even sooner? Remember folks (and if you forget, go back to that 8-minute-30-second mark in the […]
Is the iPad the savior of print journalism — as lots of print journalists are obviously hoping?