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Review: 'Computer Chess' a few moves away from great satire
Review: 'Computer Chess' a few moves away from great satire

You need no particular knowledge or affection for the game of kings to appreciate the whimsy of "Computer Chess." The genius of this indie is its cleverness in capturing the driest of times and the dullest of people in a faux documentary about the early days of man versus machine at the chessboard. "Computer Chess" does not reach the heights of the grand master of faux, Christopher Guest, whose "Best in Show" and "Waiting For Guffman" are brilliant studies in satire. But director Andrew Bujalski makes a serious play for his own place in the pantheon of hysterically pretentious pretend. PHOTOS: Summer Sneaks 2013 Bujalski, who also wrote the...

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