First Look at the New Steve Jobs Biopic

After helping propel the 2010 film “The Social Network” to multiple awards, top 10 lists and overall critical acclaim, screenwriter Aaron Sorkin is dipping back into Silicon Valley for his next film “Steve Jobs,” which details the life of the Apple co-founder. In the just-released trailer, we finally get a glimpse of Seth Rogen as Woz and a bespectacled Michael Fassbender dressed up (or down) …

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Demythologizing Kurt Cobain, building a better sandwich, cacti made from plastic bottles and more in this week's look at the web

1. Demythologizing Kurt Cobain Named for a mixtape Kurt Cobain made in 1988, Brett Morgen’s “Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck” promises to be insightful and dramatic. Morgen initially thought the film (the first authorized documentary since Cobain’s death) would take 18 months to complete, but it has taken eight years—and will finally be released 24 April 2015. Between searching through the treasure trove of archives …

This Is…

A new series that makes the subject of art accessible and less daunting with the help of illustrations

The new series “This Is…” from Laurence King delves into the lives of artists through text, photographs and illustrations. The project is the brainchild of Scottish art historian Catherine Ingram (who holds a PhD from Trinity College, Oxford and wrote her dissertation on Matisse), who authored the first three books in the series on Andy Warhol, Salvador Dalí and Jackson Pollock. For the first two, …