Metascore
55

Mixed or average reviews - based on 7 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 7
  2. Negative: 1 out of 7
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  1. Reviewed by: Nathan Rabin
    Oct 10, 2013
    70
    It’s compelling throughout, and profoundly moving at times, even when it rings false, which is often. It’s a divisive, shadowy conversation-starter of a movie that’s as much fun to talk and think about as it is to watch.
  2. Reviewed by: Alan Scherstuhl
    Oct 8, 2013
    70
    Complaints that there's too little here about how the Jejune Institute was hatched or what it all may have meant matter little in the face of the one great thing The Institute does offer: a record of the mad invention of the game's masterminds.
User Score
8.3

Universal acclaim- based on 4 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 1
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 1
  3. Negative: 0 out of 1
  1. Jul 16, 2014
    6
    Although this is a little uneven and not the tightest documentari I've seen, I found the subject matter so interesting that I stuck it out,Although this is a little uneven and not the tightest documentari I've seen, I found the subject matter so interesting that I stuck it out, and felt somewhat like the participants in the game by the time it was over--fascinated, and a little disappointed, but glad that I had participated. Full Review »