Video Games: The Movie Reviews

July 18, 2014
"Video Games: The Movie" doesn't just preach to the choir, it puts that choir on a pedestal and costumes it in golden robes.
July 17, 2014
Unfocused and repetitive, this feature-length commercial by Jeremy Snead uses a muddled timeline and bargain basement graphics to produce a horn-tooting, "Aren't games awesome?" tone.
July 17, 2014
It's a lovefest in which critics' voices and debate are simply absent, and the only talking space is wonder, nostalgia and excitement for the future.
July 17, 2014
A by-the-books documentary that gives the history of video games bracketed with the voices of spirited members of the vast community of gamers, Video Games: The Movie is aimed squarely at its target audience.
July 17, 2014
The modern stuff is undeniably fawning. But given the eye-popping visuals, you understand the enthusiasm. Especially if you left your heart, and thousands of dollars in quarters, in an arcade.
July 17, 2014
Beyond associating breakthroughs with particular years and companies, Video Games: The Movie has trouble moving beyond generalities.
July 15, 2014
Video Games: The Movie opens with a barrage of statistics before segueing into a sketchy history lesson-cum-industry promotion.
June 19, 2014
A slick, entertaining survey of electronic gaming's history to date.