Game Over: Kasparov and the Machine
Game Over: Kasparov and the Machine (2004)

For the international chess community, it was a blow against humanity when Garry Kasparov -- arguably the greatest chess player the ancient game has seen - lost to IBM's computer, Deep Blue. "It's about the supremacy of human… More

Directed By:
Rated: PG
Running Time:
Release Date: April 5, 2005
Add Your Rating
Rotten Tomatoes™
Critic Score
76%
Flixster
User Score
56%


Critic Score: 76% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Kevin Crust
Los Angeles Times

Although Jayanti creates an absorbing scenario of possible corporate malfeasance engineered by a group of slide-rule wielding thugs and shadowy boardroom bullies, he fails to produce the requisite smoking pawn.

Full review…
Liam Lacey
Globe and Mail

In overemphasizing the conspiracy case, Game Over moves from being a compelling documentary to a frankly irritating one.

Full review…
Jason Gorber
Film Scouts

Chess, computers and intrigue.

Full review…
Ron Stringer
L.A. Weekly

Haunting and provocative documentary.

Full review…
Peter Howell
Toronto Star

An engaging film.

Full review…
John A. Nesbit
Old School Reviews

interesting on a human level since it doesn't dwell on the strategical and analytical aspects of the game

Full review…
Robert Koehler
Variety

Though it never disguises its sympathies for Kasparov and contempt for a powerful corporation's machinations, docu is finally a speculation on the limits of the human mind and how truth can never be fully known.

Full review…
Peter Hartlaub
San Francisco Chronicle

After the interesting chess lesson is done in Game Over, all Jayanti has left is a film with one big question and no visible attempt to find any answers.

Full review…
Jules Brenner
Filmcritic.com

Kasparov is a sympathetic character and, even as he belabors the outcome years later, we feel for him

Full review…

Flixster Audience Score: 56% Flixster User Reviews
Luke Baldock
Man Vs. Machine. The human mind takes on a computer, and fails. As we see, all men succumb to paranoia, stress, confidence and so on. But is everything as it… More
Walter M.
[font=Century Gothic]"Game Over: Kasparov and the Machine" is a frustrating documentary about the 1996 and 1997 chess matches between Garry Kasparov,… More
Marcus Woolcott
It goes with the conspiracy story when there's a more interesting philosophical story waiting to be told.