Computer Chess is not just a bad movie, it is a despicable movie.

"Remember when you told me to tell you when you were acting rudely and insensitively?"

First things first. It it is certainly a bad movie. That isn't in itself so rare, of course, but it's nice to think that foul intent is always accompanied by shoddy artistry (which requires momentarily forgetting Leni Riefenstahl, but never mind). It would also be comforting if hateful crap were technically incompetent as well, so you tell immediately and find something better to do. Unfortunately, technical excellence is so easy and cheap to attain these days that it's no longer a reliable ...

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