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I’ll Pay You For Your Screwed Up Game

By A. A. BENJAMIN   There is a potential Donkey Kong kill screen coming up if anyone’s interested.     This, to me, was the most powerful line in the entire King of Kong: Fistful of Quarters movie. For a couple of reasons. First, I appreciated the dorky way Brian Kuh ran around announcing this […] Continue reading

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Limitations of Genre in “King of Kong: Fistful of Quarters”

I read some critique of the King of Kong: Fistful of Quarters. Although the film grossed over $700,000 globally (not bad for small-budget documentaries) and achieved critical acclaim (Rolling Stone calling it “roaringly funny”) others had their concerns. After some poking around, most critique falls into one of two categories: 1. Subject matter: many critics […] Continue reading

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