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The new 8 Bit Heroes (Movie Review)

By Corey Floyd

I really enjoy watching documentaries and docufilms, and if you couple that with the old school nostalgia of 8 bit video games, you've placed me directly in heaven. The virtual pearly gates opened up for my team and I when Joe Granato sent us a link to his movie "The New 8bit Heroes," and asked us if we could review it for PAX SOUTH.
As fate would have it, mother nature covered Philadelphia in a mountain of snow (about three inches lol) so my team and I brought out the hot chocolate and snacks, bundled up with blankets, and had ourselves a movie day.
 

This movie was sent to us early, but we snagged a link so you beautiful people can enjoy it too. You can buy it ===>HERE<=== 
NOW WE'RE GOING TO GO BACK,  WAY BACK, BACK INTO TIME! 
The New 8 Bit Heroes is a story not driven by corporate greed, but childhood wonder and imagination. As children we have big fanciful dreams that we often abandon as adults. Thankfully this didn't happen to Joe. On a trip to his childhood home he found illustrations and game concepts that he made for NES (Nintendo Entertainment System) when he was nine. He contacted his childhoid friend and left a lucritive career to make this dream a reality. How fucking awesome is that? Image result for 8 bit gifs
This movie takes you on journey literally. This film will have you in Georgia at Dragoncon, then wisk you to Burbank California to the set of ABC's hit series "The Goldbergs" to chat with the creater Adam Goldberg himself! I was jazzed when they introduced one of my favorite creators on youtube, The Angry Video Game Nerd.
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This film is an adventure disguised as a documentary. Your heroes want to go on a mission but first they must assemble a crew, find resources, and go against great obstacles. The amount of work and passion poured into this project will have you on an emotional rollercoaster. You despair at their setbacks and rejoice at
their victories.
We give it 5 stars and we can't wait to play.

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