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      The Hobby

      2024 1h 32m Documentary List
      88% Tomatometer 8 Reviews Read More Read Less

      Critics Reviews

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      Brian Tallerico RogerEbert.com “The Hobby” feels flat and repetitive, banking too much on quirky characters instead of having anything to say about why they love what they love or this unusual subculture. Mar 16, 2024 Full Review Matthew Monagle Austin Chronicle Do you believe in life after Monopoly? The filmmakers behind 'The Hobby' certainly do. Mar 13, 2024 Full Review Andrew Osborne culturevulture.net Ennis surveys the phenomenon utilizing a scattershot series of intertwined episodes, from talking head ruminations on topics like the satisfactions of problem-solving and real world socializing to a handful of story arcs... Apr 5, 2024 Full Review Larry Fried POV Magazine From the eclectic crowds that populate gaming conventions like Gen Con to the designers behind beloved new-wave board games such as Wingspan and Sagrada, the allure of the subculture’s scope is quickly apparent. Apr 1, 2024 Full Review Sabina Dana Plasse Film Threat A great deal of footage and vetted personalities contribute to an interesting topic, a type of geek subculture that keeps this billion-dollar business constantly churning. Rated: 7.5/10 Mar 14, 2024 Full Review Stephen Saito Moveable Fest In a world where pieces were long sold separately, they come together well in “The Hobby.” Mar 13, 2024 Full Review Read all reviews

      Cast & Crew

      Movie Info

      Director
      Simon Ennis
      Producer
      Kim Roberts, Tina Pehme, Justin Rebelo
      Genre
      Documentary
      Original Language
      English
      Runtime
      1h 32m