Chasing Ghosts: Beyond the Arcade
Chasing Ghosts: Beyond the Arcade (2007)

In 1982, at the dawn of the video-game age, the world's giants of gaming gathered together in a now-legendary meeting at Iowa's Twin Galaxies arcade. This documentary from director Lincoln Ruchti looks at the players then and now,… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: January 19, 2007
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Justin Chang
Variety

Visually arresting look at the dynamics of competition and camaraderie that animated a fascinating geek subculture will entertain just about anyone who's ever tried their hand at Pac-Man, while paying affectionate tribute to a bygone era.

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Luke Y. Thompson
New Times

...some who see this film will laugh at its protagonists, others with them. A little of both feels about right

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Erik Childress
eFilmCritic.com

Mixing a wealth of reports devoting news time to the craze, a worthy 80s soundtrack and some fun computer rendering of the game's rules, Chasing Ghosts is a true bit of cinematic time travel.

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Flixster User Reviews
Wu Chouin
Not bad, but not as great as 'King of Kong' was. Still a nice insight into classic gaming.