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We wrote about the fantabulous arcade documentary Chasing Ghosts: Beyond the Arcade when it premiered at Sundance in 2007, and we featured interviews with director Lincoln Ruchti and producer Mark Verrachia. It's been a long road for the film -- which was playing in Park City against The King of Ko...

December 16th 2008 at 11:00pm 0 Comments
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When King of Kong director Seth Gordon was approached to direct a new Vince Vaughn comedy for Newline Cinemas, he couldn't help but include a small appearance by everybody's favorite underdog Donkey Kong legend. That's right, school teacher turned DK record-breaker Steve Wiebe will have a small wal...

February 4th 2008 at 4:00am 0 Comments
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Just a friendly reminder to drop a comment in our King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters DVD giveaway post before the deal's up this Friday. You have been entering every day, right? Here's the link you're looking for so go enter, okay?

January 29th 2008 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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You know we loved it, you know the critics loved it, but unfortunately we're not in control of every movie theater in the US (... yet) so we imagine the vast majority of you didn't have a chance to catch King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters. Thankfully, the democratizing influence of the DVD format...

January 25th 2008 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Truth is stranger than fiction. And while it needs to be threaded by a capable hand, even Donkey Kong can be woven into a compelling canvas that examines the comically-profound idiosyncrasies that drive human competition. The King of Kong, director Seth Gordon's first feature, is a remarkable film t...

May 2nd 2007 at 12:28pm 0 Comments