Video Games: The Movie

Video Games: The Movie, a documentary aiming at entertainment and educating the audiences about how video games are made, marketed, and consumed by looking back at the history and culture of playing game through the view of game developers, publishers, and consumers. The film is not only just about the gaming industry, but also something that contains more ambition; the question of gamers, the game-manufacturer.  
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Film Journal International
July 15, 2014 You'd have to be a real nob to glean anything substantial from this superficial, haphazardly structured primer on videogame history.
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Movie Mezzanine
July 18, 2014 It takes a certain mix of hubris and willful ignorance to begin a documentary about video games with a quote from Gandhi.
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Aisle Seat
July 16, 2014 Video Games: The Movie is breezy and entertaining, but it's also obvious and simplistic. This is Video Games 101, when the people most likely to be interested in seeing it will want to learn something much more.
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New York Times
July 17, 2014 Unfocused and repetitive, this feature-length commercial by Jeremy Snead uses a muddled timeline and bargain basement graphics to produce a horn-tooting, "Aren't games awesome?" tone.
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AV Club
July 17, 2014 Beyond associating breakthroughs with particular years and companies, Video Games: The Movie has trouble moving beyond generalities.
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New York Daily News
July 17, 2014 The modern stuff is undeniably fawning. But given the eye-popping visuals, you understand the enthusiasm. Especially if you left your heart, and thousands of dollars in quarters, in an arcade.
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IGN Movies
July 17, 2014 Despite some organizational issues, Video Games: The Movie is an informative and entertaining look at the birth of the medium we know and love.
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Los Angeles Times
July 17, 2014 It's a lovefest in which critics' voices and debate are simply absent, and the only talking space is wonder, nostalgia and excitement for the future.
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RogerEbert.com
July 18, 2014 "Video Games: The Movie" doesn't just preach to the choir, it puts that choir on a pedestal and costumes it in golden robes.
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Toronto Star
July 17, 2014 A by-the-books documentary that gives the history of video games bracketed with the voices of spirited members of the vast community of gamers, Video Games: The Movie is aimed squarely at its target audience.
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Blu-ray.com
July 17, 2014 Unwilling to jeopardize his access, Snead turns into a salesman. I'd rather hear more about the creation of Pitfall.
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Common Sense Media
August 01, 2014 Homage to gaming pioneers is tween friendly but overlong.
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IMDb: 7
2017
109 min
Country: United States
Genre: Thriller, Horror, Mystery
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