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GamerZ (2005)

 -  Comedy | Fantasy  -  22 February 2008 (UK)
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A love triangle with a twist of fantasy! The hero is Ralph, a young nerd from a bad neighborhood who's on his way to university for the first time. Ralph is completely downtrodden in life, ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Ross Finbow ...
Ralph
Danielle Stewart ...
Marlyn
James Young ...
Lennie
Johnny Austin ...
Davy
Ross Sutherland ...
Hank
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Dr. Denham
Lynne McCallum ...
Shona
Alan Tall ...
Security Guard
Jamie Honeybourne ...
Gavin
Stacey Sampson ...
Julie
Eileen McCallum ...
Nan
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Arnold Brown ...
Z'rennk
John Conboy ...
Professor 3
Gary Cullen ...
Hemp Society (III)
Bruce Finlay ...
Professor
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A love triangle with a twist of fantasy! The hero is Ralph, a young nerd from a bad neighborhood who's on his way to university for the first time. Ralph is completely downtrodden in life, but he escapes from a cruel reality that he can't control by creating insanely detailed fantasy game worlds (as in fantasy games such as "Dungeons and Dragons" or "Tunnels and Trolls"), in which he is firmly in charge, as "Game Keeper". When Ralph arrives at university he immediately takes over the fantasy role-playing society from the resident Game Keeper in a ruthless coup. His new players include neurotic risk management student Davy, metal-head theology student Hank and - most importantly - the beautiful Marlyn, a crazy Goth chick who believes she is an elf. She's the ultimate object of geek lust, and Ralph falls for her hard. But there's a fly in the ointment: Ralph's old enemy from the hood, minor dope dealer Lennie who has undergone a near-religious conversion to all things fantastical having... Written by Pure Magic Films

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GamerZ: One Game to Rule Them All  »

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Throughout the movie, the beer of choice is Fortitude, complete with the emblem of a double-sided battle axe. A clear nod to real-life roleplaying games (Fortitude being a key part of characters in mainstream rpg's, and the battle axe as a popular weapon with warriors). See more »

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Lennie: I never leave home without my vibrator.
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References The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002) See more »

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Great, smashing, super, hoora good, pure magic
5 August 2005 | by (Scotland) – See all my reviews

OK, I've just been at the premiere, and I know one of the cast members, and my ticket got me free beer, but this is a great little film. As somebody who came to university in Glasgow and found outlets for my more esoteric habits I found myself nodding and laughing redolently at many points, although I should add that I was never into the fantasy role playing contained herein. I fear this subject matter may put some people off, but the film is about so much more than that- it's a refreshing look at young folk in Glasgow that avoids so many of the usual clichés, while it perfectly addresses the myriad people one meets in the city, and the culture shock. I could pick a couple of points in the script which could have done with more development and resolution, but ultimately this is exactly the kind of film Scotland should be producing, and I'm shocked that it hasn't received more media attention here.

That said, how can you turn left outside the G.U.U. and find yourself outside the reading room? You'd need to turn right! God, I hate myself.


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