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King of Kong
Joined: Oct 29, 2001
Feb 06, 2009 07:42:52
Has anyone seen
King of Kong
It's a documentary about old-school arcade gamer geeks who can't let go of their glory days. It looks hilarious.
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Joined: Sep 11, 2007
Feb 06, 2009 08:44:06
No! but thanks for interesting movie, i will search & watch it soon.
movie! I like that movie!
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Joined: Oct 02, 2003
Feb 06, 2009 09:15:12
My wife and I watched it a few months ago. I found it to be kind of sad for several reasons.
1) It's a VIDEO GAME, not life. The challenger seems to have made so many sacrifices (re: family) to attempt breaking this world record.
2) The current champion comes off as an a**hole - pompous and arrogant, as if having the world record for 'donkey kong' is some worthy life's achievement
3) I think the 'regulartory board' that certifies the records is biased towards the 'old school' members. They never treated the new guy fairly, IMHO.
But it was one of those movies I could NOT stop watching...
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