New to Netflix UK – September 2015

Some titles we have previously reviewed which are now on Netflix UK.


atari_game_overAtari: Game Over (2015)

This documentary (a joint venture between Fuel Entertainment and Xbox Presents) explores one of the great urban myths in video gaming, the dumping of around 700,000 copies of the Atari game ‘E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial,’ for the classic Atari 2600 console at a dumping site in Alamogordo, New Mexico.

4/5An insightful uncovering of the greatest urban myth in gaming whilst also exploring the companies history.


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The Internet’s Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz (2014)

The Internet’s Own Boy tells the tale of programming genius and privacy/information activist Aaron Swartz who is known for his involvement in development of web technologies such as RSS & Creative Commons as well as co-founding the website Reddit. Often labelled as a ‘hacktivist’ his political activities and campaigning garnered him many enemies as well as supporters.

4/5An insightful look into one individuals struggle with government information policy that has much wider implications.


 

 

 

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