The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters

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It only took two years of everyone we know recommending it* for us to finally watch The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters. It's a documentary about people who compete for the world records in old video games. There's a slight air of "wow, these people care a lot about something that doesn't really matter at all" but the documentarians have really shaped a compelling narrative out of the competition between Billy Mitchell, who has held the world Donkey Kong record since 1982, and Steve Wiebe, a regular joe who started playing games again because he was unemployed. There are, of course, questions about how much the filmmakers have shaped the narrative, but even if it were pure fiction it's gripping stuff.

FuzzyCo grade: A

* And it being available on Netflix Instant.