'Steve Jobs' Biopic Releases To Skeptical (And Excited) Silicon Valley05:51
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In this composite image, a comparison has been made between Steve Jobs (L) and actor Michael Fassbender. Actor Michael Fassbender will play Steve Jobs in a film biopic 'Steve Jobs' directed by Danny Boyle.  LEFT IMAGE:  Apple CEO Steve Jobs gestures as he answers questions from the media at the Apple headquarters March 6, 2008 in Cupertino, California. (David Paul Morris/Getty Images)  RIGHT IMAGE:  Actor Michael Fassbender attends "Meet The Actor" at Apple Store Soho on August 7, 2014 in New York City.  (Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)
In this composite image, a comparison has been made between Steve Jobs (L) and actor Michael Fassbender. Actor Michael Fassbender will play Steve Jobs in a film biopic 'Steve Jobs' directed by Danny Boyle. LEFT IMAGE: Apple CEO Steve Jobs gestures as he answers questions from the media at the Apple headquarters March 6, 2008 in Cupertino, California. (David Paul Morris/Getty Images) RIGHT IMAGE: Actor Michael Fassbender attends "Meet The Actor" at Apple Store Soho on August 7, 2014 in New York City. (Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)
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The latest Steve Jobs biopic may be named after the late Apple CEO, but critics are already standing by, worried that it may not do justice in how it portrays him. The film, from veteran screenwriter Aaron Sorkin and director Danny Boyle, opens in select theaters Friday.

It fronts an all-star cast with Michael Fassbender playing the lead in a three-act dramatization of some of the most pivotal product launches in Jobs' career (curiously, the iPhone launch of 2007 is not one of them).

Here & Now's Robin Young checks in with Dawn Chmielewski of Re/code for a look at the film and how Silicon Valley may react.

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This segment aired on October 7, 2015.

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