Computer Chess Poster

Release Date: July 17th, 2013

DVD Release Date: November 5th, 2013

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 31 min

Plot Summary
In the early 1980s, young computer geniuses take part in a tournament to see who can create a program that will enable a computer to beat a human player at chess.

Cast: Myles Paige, James Curry, Robin Schwartz, Gerald Peary, Wiley Wiggins, Patrick Riester, Jim Lewis, Freddy Martinez

Director: Andrew Bujalski

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Computer Chess

Ratings & Reviews

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  • At a certain point, Bujalski - the mumblecore meister, gleefully pushing the envelope of credulity here - jettisons the mock-doc pretense for a Christopher Guest-like glimpse into a strange subculture of the everyday. show more

  • The beguiling Computer Chess is about the dawn — one of many, but that's another story — of the tech revolution. It's also a reminder that you don't need state-of-the-art toys to make a formally playful comedy about man versus machine. show more

  • Basically the film consists of a bunch of techies in white shirts and glasses laboriously discussing their views, exchanges you get the feeling the filmmaker thought would come off as humorous. show more

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