Indie Game: The Movie Reviews

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Top Critic
Brian Miller
Village Voice
May 15, 2012
An insightful new geek documentary, well directed by first-timers Lisanne Pajot and James Swirsky.
Nick Schager
Slant Magazine
May 13, 2012
makes a compelling case for games as not only clever hand-eye coordination exercises, but also as manifestations of their creators' emotional and philosophical viewpoints.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews
April 27, 2012
The most engrossing and flat-out entertaining documentary to come around since Murderball...
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
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Soren Anderson
Seattle Times
April 26, 2012
They're works of art. They're windows onto the psychology of their creators. They're video games.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Fred Topel
March 26, 2012
My favorite film of SXSW and would have been my favorite film at Sundance if I'd seen it there this year... the story of an artist making something and what it costs personally and professionally.
Full Review | Original Score: 10 out of 10
March 19, 2012
Informative, entertaining, affecting and, most interestingly, revealing of the maddening sort of approval culture we have in the Internet era
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
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Duane Byrge
Hollywood Reporter
February 10, 2012
Compelling glimpse into artistic compulsion in video games.
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Rob Nelson
January 30, 2012
The pic scores big points by drawing a sharp distinction between corporate vidgame programmers and indies.
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