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Geri's Game (1997)

Geri's Game
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7 years, 5 months ago at Oct 15 15:51
Sapete chi mi ricorda? Il vecchietto che ripara Woody in TOY STORY 2. Che ne pensate?

Do you know who does he remember me? The old man who repairs Woody in TOY STORY 2. What do you think?

'Geri's Game' is very, very clever

3 years, 11 months ago at Apr 6 13:09
'Geri's Game' is very, very clever, very funny and gorgeously animated (like anything made by Pixar), in this short, Geri (Bob Peterson) plays chess against himself - he moves a white piece then walks to the other side, takes his glasses off and moves a black piece! He does the same thing over and over again so it looks like a real chess game! Then at the end the camera zooms out to show Geri on h... read more
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Geri sets up a chess game to play his greatest opponent - himself.
Release date: 25 November 1997
Tags: Animation (19), Short (19), Comedy (12), 1997 (11), Pixar (10), Family (6), Chess (5), Park (4), Usa (4), Haaste (3), 1990s (3), Fantasy (3), Cheating (3), Czech Director (2), Cg (2), Imagination (2), Psychology (1), Computer Animation (1), Grand (1), Nodialouge (1)
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"Re-watch - March 25th I've thought "Geri's Game" was genius from the first time I watched it, and I still stand by my feelings on it. The kiddo was really amused with it too, which only backs me up. "

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