Chasing Ghosts: Beyond the Arcade (2007)
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In 1982, at the dawn of the video-game age, the world's giants of gaming gathered together in a now-legendary meeting at Iowa's Twin Galaxies arcade. This documentary from director Lincoln Ruchti looks at the players then and now, offering an insightful and nostalgic look at the history of gaming fanaticism. Chasing Ghosts: Beyond the Arcade premiered at the 2007 Sundance Film Festival, where it was nominated for the coveted Grand Jury Prize. ~ Matthew Tobey, Rovi
Jan 19, 2007 Wide
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Visually arresting look at the dynamics of competition and camaraderie that animated a fascinating geek subculture will entertain just about anyone who's ever tried their hand at Pac-Man, while paying affectionate tribute to a bygone era.
...some who see this film will laugh at its protagonists, others with them. A little of both feels about right
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