Game Over: Kasparov and the Machine Reviews

March 18, 2005
Although Jayanti creates an absorbing scenario of possible corporate malfeasance engineered by a group of slide-rule wielding thugs and shadowy boardroom bullies, he fails to produce the requisite smoking pawn.
March 4, 2005
In overemphasizing the conspiracy case, Game Over moves from being a compelling documentary to a frankly irritating one.
February 11, 2005
After the interesting chess lesson is done in Game Over, all Jayanti has left is a film with one big question and no visible attempt to find any answers.
February 3, 2005
If you don't know a knight's gambit from a rook switcheroo -- or if you don't know there's no such thing as a rook switcheroo -- it probably won't interest you.
January 14, 2005
Teases us into believing it's interested in global questions and hard-to-find answers, when really all it wants is to dazzle us with brute force, then dump us before we realize we've been had.
December 31, 2004
It piques our interest in a subject we knew little about and never thought we'd care to see on a screen, then wastes our newfound curiosity through a lack of material and directorial diligence.
December 6, 2004
This deflating documentary gives up its quest for answers too easily.