Danny Boyle isn't giving Steve Jobs the Hollywood treatment.

The Oscar-winning director of such films as Trainspotting and Slumdog Millionaire  captures many of the ugly details of Jobs's life and career in the new movie Steve Jobs, which hits theaters Friday. The premiere comes just a month after the release of director Alex Gibney's documentary, Steve Jobs: Man in the Machine, but Boyle doesn't mind following Gibney's film. His position is: the more Jobs movies, the better.  

Why? Large corporations like Apple are "the new banks," according to Boyle, and their leaders are public figures.

"You've got to make stuff about these people, because you can see that governments are frightened of them, literally," Boyle says. "Who's going to actually hold these people to account?"

While Boyle concedes that Aaron Sorkin's screenplay had to embellish some details for the purposes of telling Jobs's story in two hours, he asserts that everything in the movie is rooted in fact. 

"There's a lot omitted, but there's nothing really outrageously invented," he says.

Apple CEO Tim Cook seems less than pleased about the release of two movies about Jobs. He recently described Boyle and Gibney as "opportunistic" during an appearance on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert.

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"I defend the right of Alex Gibney and me and Aaron Sorkin to write about these people," Boyle says, adding that the way Apple and other large companies control their own mythology is unhealthy. "Of course they don't like it. They like control."

One individual from the film Boyle defends is Steve Wozniak, who clashed with Jobs frequently over his inability to be "decent" to various Apple engineers.  

"Woz is correct to say, 'It ain't 'binary,' " Boyle says. "You can be decent and gifted at the same time."

Despite disagreeing with Jobs's harsh style of leadership, Boyle says he does see similarities between the way Jobs ran Apple and the way directors make films. 

"The stuff that Woz says to him--'You can't program, you're not an engineer,'--that's all true of a film director," Boyle says. "You synthesize all these people who do have those talents."