Awards

Interviews


George Pennacchio of ABC 7 Eyewitness News in Los Angeles interviewed Chris Folino, Gamers' director, Roberto Blasini, Gamer's D.P., and William Katt (Reese's Boss - see a clip from the film). The interview aired on Dec. 29.


A segment about Gamers will be on Gamer.TV on STARZ.


Chris Folino, director of Gamers, was interviewed on CNN Pipeline on November 30th. The interview.


The Hollywood Reporter featured an article about Chris Folino and the making of Gamers in 2006.

Reviews

  • "The movie is a lot of fun."
    – George Pennacchio
    ABC Channel 7, Los Angeles

  • "It has a very rather humorous premise to it"
    – Daniel Sieberg
    CNN Pipeline

  • "Five out of Five Stars"
    – Erik Childress
    www.eFilmCritic.com

  • "9 out of 10"
    – Jeremy Hanke
    www.MicroFilmmaker.com

  • "Gamers the film definitely has something to offer everyone, its irreverent humor is a perfect mix of wit and obscenity that plays well off the subject matter."
    – Sam Mossman
    www.flaglive.com

  • "9 out 10 Stars"
    – The Dude
    www.MoviesOnline.ca

  • "The movie is sharp and witty, and sort of slams SPINAL TAP into OFFICE SPACE, with an episode of FAMILY GUY stuck in the middle."
    – Ian Bonds
    www.QuickStopEntertainment.com (Kevin Smith's website)

  • "If you've ever sunk endless hours of dedication and love into a game or an RPG character, you'll understand exactly what the guys in Gamers are going through."
    – Abbie Heppe
    Tips & Tricks Magazine, October 2006

  • "Geekhood is celebrated at it's best in "Gamers" a very funny film"
    – Jonathan W. Hickman (Entertainment Insiders)
    www.eInsiders.com

  • "A hilarious film to watch for gamers (video or card) as well as geeks in general or those that like to make fun of them."
    – Kyle Bell
    www.GameFreaks365.com

  • "It's Spinal Tap meets Free Enterprise, for throwers of 20-sided dice"
    – Dave Davis
    www.chud.com

  • "I really enjoyed this movie. I laughed. I wept. I learned a lot about myself. Actually, I just laughed, heartily and often."
    – Sam Mossman
    www.flaglive.com

  • "8.5 out of 10"
    – Mark Smith
    www.GameChronicles.com

  • "Gamers has spark, heart and originality"
    – Derek McCaw
    www.fanboyplanet.com

  • "Enjoy it, laugh at it, and be glad you're not them."
    – Michael Ahlf
    Glide Underground

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  • "Gamers has an appealing twisted sense of humor"
    – Rob Gonsalves
    www.HollywoodBitchSlap.com

  • "I give it a 9 out 10"
    – Geek Woman
    www.game-vixen.com

  • "This comedy is a blend of Napoleon Dynamite and This Is Spinal Tap"
    – John Gaudiosi
    Home Media Retailing Magazine

  • "It could well become a beloved cult film, and not only for the Gamer set"
    – Chris Ryall
    www.comics101.com

  • "It's our hobby's answer to Best in Show"
    – Shannon Drake
    www.warcry.com

  • "A much funnier and meaner Napoleon Dynamite"
    – Patrick Jankiewicz
    Dreamwatch Magazine

  • "Earns more Experience points than ten Happy Madison Productions"
    – Erik Childress
    www.eFilmCritic.com

  • "This film delivers a truck load of laughs"
    – Mike Smith
    Indie Film Nation

  • "This one is the real deal, people. You will laugh and everyone will see some of themselves in this movie"
    – Jason Driver
    www.rpg.net

  • "This is a solid release from Sideshow of a flick that will definitely own a spot on many cult film fan's shelves in the future."
    – Joseph Luster
    www.got-next.com

  • "Gamers is an amiable, likeable - and funny - film that doesn’t demand the audience to be into gaming to enjoy."
    – Mike Everleth
    www.badlit.com

  • "Gamers has a twisted sense of humor, some really solid production value (for such an inexpensive flick), and a bunch of funny 'no-names' who might be seen again soon. Fun stuff."
    – Scoot Weinberg
    www.dvdtalk.com

  • "Some of the cruelest and funniest film moments you’re likely to see"
    – Ed Fear
    www.live-for-movies.blogspot.com/

  • "Mockumentaries are hard to pull off and I think he did a great job of taking an extremely uninteresting game (for most of us, anyhow) and poking some cruel, old-fashioned fun at it."
    – Annie Giannini
    www.JustPressPlay.com

  • "the next cult classic movie"
    – Shannon Drake
    www.warcry.com

  • "With so little to chuckle about on the big screen lately, I highly recommend getting a copy of "Gamers". It's somewhat dark and downright cruel, but it's also freekin' hilarious. A solid 4 ˝ cans out of 5."
    – Mike Eshelman
    www.bumscorner.com

  • "Gamers is as good as any big budget comedy that hit theaters in 2006. You also have to appreciate that this film was shot in a mere 6 days, an incredible accomplishment that most films aren't capable of accomplishing."
    – James Fudge
    www.gameshark.com

  • "What really sells the film, however, is the comedy. There are some truly classic bits."
    – Daniel "Monk" Pelfrey
    www.dignews.com

  • "There are moments in this film that'll make you laugh until you cry."
    – Cindy Yans
    Computer Games Magazine

  • "It's sort of a darker version of "Revenge of the Nerds."
    – Mike Eshelman
    www.bumscorner.com

  • "A-"
    – James Fudge
    www.gameshark.com

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