Monday 20 January 2014

"Computer Chess" Dual Format Release Short Review

2 stars for this exceedingly bizarre retro style film.Computer Chess Cover
"Computer Chess" is written and directed by Andrew Bujalski (Mutual Appreciation, Funny Ha Ha), who is known for his strange film making ideas. This is certainly no exception.
The film is set in the early 1980's and revolves around one weekend at a conference where the current big names in programming bring their chess computers to do battle with those of their rivals.
Computer Chess tsar teamWe follow the various teams through their stay at the hotel and their endeavors in the competition. There is also another convention taking place at the same hotel, a new-age self-help group, whose presence should lend more humour to the piece, yet somehow manages not to.

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