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Trading or Playing with Gamestop, The Documentary

30 Jan

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Release Date:
Jan 28, 2022

Please check local listings for screenings near you. Playing at The Rio in Vancouver, BC beginning Feb 4, 2022

GameStop is a video-game retailer that many consumers thought would close up shop after 30+ years of operation. The resentment exists because of not only over the policies it had with trade-ins versus fair value, but also in its relationship with customers. This introduction is needed to understand why this company is more or less viled. Those sentiments linger in the documentary Gamestop: Rise of the Players.

This examination by Jonah Tunis reveals those old feelings and how it led to the shakeup in the company’s stocks. It’s fascinating to watch. There were investors buying up stock while it was low. This filmmaker entertainingly navigates through all that’s transpired by adding in cartoon style snippets (clips from pop culture) to a businessman’s look at what went on. The scandal made the news, and an investigation was ordered!

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