I’m a computer guy, but I’m also a bit of a movie buff. So I decided I’d have some fun here as the year draws to a close and sum up the best movies of the year that computer geeks like myself can enjoy and appreciate.
Admittedly, 2008 was a pretty horrible year for computer tech-friendly movies. Maybe it’s because technology is now such an integral part of our culture that it’s become boring. Or maybe all the most compelling tech related stories out there have already been told. Whatever the case, it took some thinking for me to come up with this list.
Though not all of them are true computer geek movies, I based my selections on films that deal heavily with computers, gadgets, hacking, or technology either by the characters or in the story itself.
Without further delay, here are my top 5 movies from 2008 that all computer geeks should see: