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Movie review: 'Man in the Machine' captures flawed genius Jobs

"He won our hearts by convincing us that Apple represented a higher ideal," says documentarian Alex Gibney, in voice-over, near the beginning of his latest film "Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine." Gibney, a prolific Oscar winner whose recent works have included examinations of Lance Armstrong ("The Armstrong Lie"), Julian Assange/WikiLeaks ("We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks") and Frank Sinatra ("Sinatra: All or Nothing at All"), is no stranger to controversial figures. Here, he begins the film on a personal note: his own fascination, and puzzlement, with the outpouring of grief and emotion upon Jobs' 2011 death. Why did so many...