Follow three professional video game players as they overcome personal adversity, family pressures, and the realities of life to compete in a $1,000,000 tournament that could change their lives forever.
Video Games: The Movie, a feature length documentary, aims to educate & entertain audiences about how video games are made, marketed, and consumed by looking back at gaming history and ... See full summary »
Hackers do laundry. Hackers like movies. Hackers are people and could be your neighbors, your brother, your friends. Presenting a portrait of the hacking community, created by the community... See full summary »
The movie budget was achieved via crowd funding at the website Kickstarter. People who donated would get the movie after it was finished. See more »
When Tommy is mailing Microsoft, he's using a PC, but the full-screen pictures of the email client are of Apple Mail. See more »
My whole career has been me, trying to find new ways to communicate with people, because I desperately want to communicate with people, but I don't want the messy interaction of having to make friends and talk to people, because I probably don't like them.
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Video previews for a number of indie games are featured during the closing credits. Here are the titles of all the Indie games featured in order of appearance. Warp, Canabalt, Catapult for hire, Antichamber, Overgrowth, Alpha Squad, Caster, Gravity Hook HD, Arena, High flyer Death Defyer, Poidin, Xenonauts See more »
**Includes some minor spoilers. will not spoil your experience**
I watched the documentary last night and was just simply blown away about the people, their life-philosophy and the motivation to push forward and create something new.
In one scene one of the protagonists told that "he would never want to work for EA or Epic cause he would lose his freedom of creativity in it".
This in essence is what makes Artists great - they create something new and do it so well that it transcends the normal standard of standardized "materialistic" work processes - by far.
It was interesting to see how the video game gurus in this documentary were actually even sad for people not understanding their work. In essence - they were disappointed for people doing shallow reviews after testing their games.
Deep understanding of others creative work often springs into criticism
but thats only positive since it means that the other one has
understood the creation and is able to add something new into it - thus being part of the logics of progress.
9.5/10 for the best documentary/movie I have seen this year.
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