Summer Wars: A Movie That Finally Gets Gaming Culture Right

Meghan Ventura: A few games-related movies -- Mass Effect, Uncharted, Shadow of the Colossus, etc. -- are on the 2011-12 horizon, but the real gem that gamers can get excited about is much closer.

Summer Wars, described by Cinematical blogger John Gholson as "WarGames re-imagined as a Japanese ensemble family drama. And then animated," is the best representation of gamer culture that I've seen in a movie.

Here’s why you should watch your local cinema listings come December (and store shelves in spring) for this movie that captures a much broader scope of gaming culture than Scott Pilgrim vs. The World....

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Sadie21003290d ago

I have never heard of this movie before!