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  1. Bill Gates talks girls, memorizing employee license platesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | New York Daily News

    Bill Gates revealed he and his Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen fixed their high school's scheduling software to rig the roster so that Gates was the only guy in all-girl classes. If true, it's a scene that could be pulled straight from Matthew Broderick's character in 1983's "WarGames," who hacks the school computer to change his grades.

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  2. TV tonight: 'Idol' goes Hollywood, 'Crime'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | USA Today

    ... front of the camera, you get ET's Dee Wallace; behind it, you get director John Badham, of Saturday Night Fever and WarGames . This exquisitely written, acted and directed drama takes another turn tonight, as the authorities - convinced that Taylor ...

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  3. Recalling Christmas gifts pastRead the original story

    Dec 22, 2015 | The Corydon Democrat

    ... one of my more interesting gifts was receiving a TI-99/4A home computer for Christmas. The year was 1984 and "WarGames" - a movie starring Matthew Broderick and Ally Sheedy in which a hacker cracked into a United States military supercomputer and ...

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  4. U.K. Cops Are Trying to Scare Teen Hackers With House CallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2015 | Bloomberg

    ... five has been charged or identified. Teen hackers have been pop culture figures since Matthew Broderick starred in WarGames , and the U.K. has a long history with juvenile black hats. In 1994, when U.S. Air Force researchers found an unauthorized ...

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  5. Video: First Look - Matthew Broderick Stars in New Drama the American SideRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... TV: "The Music Man" on ABC and "'Master Harold'... And the Boys" on Showtime. Films include Max Dugan Returns, WarGames, 1918, On Valentine's Day, Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Project X, Lady-Hawke, Biloxi Blues, Glory, Family Business, The Freshman, ...

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  6. US teen claims hacking scalp on CIA director's AOL email accountRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2015 | The Inquirer

    ... and information on the antique system. Naturally, that is the kind of information that a Matthew Broderick in WarGames type will have seized on. The hacker, who is unnamed, told the New York Post about his exploits , and through a twitter account ...

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  7. 'WarGames' reboot will let you choose your own adventureRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 | Engadget

    It's been more than 30 years since Matthew Broderick, Ally Sheedy and a WOPR supercomputer named Joshua came close to triggering World War III in the hacker movie WarGames . The phrase "Shall we play a game?" still resonates with people today, but it may soon find a new audience after MGM, which owns the rights to the cult film, announced it's getting a modern reboot.

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  8. 'WarGames' reboot will let you choose your own adventureRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 | Engadget

    It's been more than 30 years since Matthew Broderick, Ally Sheedy and a WOPR supercomputer named Joshua came close to triggering World War III in the hacker movie WarGames . The phrase "Shall we play a game?" still resonates with people today, but it may soon find a new audience after MGM, which owns the rights to the cult film, announced it's getting a modern reboot.

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  9. News Briefs: Jennifer Lawrence Drops 'Rosie,' Considers Darren Aronofsky's Mystery MovieRead the original story

    Oct 14, 2015 | Fandango.com

    ... and director of the medical series, and he also starred in the 1980s medical TV show St. Elsewhere . [ TV Line ] WarGames : Matthew Broderick starred in 1983's WarGames as a high school student who hacked into a game-playing military computer that ...

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  10. Movie News: Jennifer Lawrence Drops 'Rosie,' Considers Darren Aronofsky's Mystery MovieRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2015 | Movies.com

    ... and director of the medical series, and also starred in the 1980s medical TV show St. Elsewhere . [ TV Line ] WarGames : Matthew Broderick starred in 1983's WarGames as a high school student who hacked into a game-playing military computer that ...

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  11. WarGames coming back as 'interactive video experience'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2015 | Polygon

    In what is perhaps the most logical reboot ever pitched, classic 1980s movie WarGames is being remade for a new generation as an interactive experience . According to an exclusive report from Variety, the new WarGames will be "a modern take on the original, melding the interactive elements of a video game with the cinematic experience of a movie."

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  12. 'WarGames' rebooting as interactive video shortRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2015 | Entertainment Weekly

    The 1983 cyber-thriller starring Matthew Broderick as a teenage computer whiz who nearly starts World War III is being rebooted as an interactive video short, MGM and Interlude announced Tuesday . Billed as a modern take on the original, the WarGames short will give audiences various opportunities to affect the outcome of the narrative, not unlike a Choose Your Own Adventure book, thus encouraging repeat viewings.

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  13. WarGames Is Getting A Reboot, But It's Not What You ThinkRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2015 | Cinema Blend News

    As one of the most popular films of the early 1980s you would think that Hollywood has been sniffing around a WarGames reboot for quite some time now. And it turns out they have, but not in the way that you probably imagined.

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  14. 'WarGames' to Become Choose-Your-Own-Adventure RebootRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2015 | RollingStone

    The 1983 hacker film WarGames will soon be rebooted as an interactive video with new characters and plots, allowing viewers to decide where the action will go. Variety reports that the "digital remake" will come out early next year.

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  15. Not your average reboot: New WarGames will be an interactive experienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2015 | Digital Trends

    MGM is planning a new storyline - or, more accurately, storylines - for an innovative WarGames reboot. The new version will be an interactive video rather than a film, and it is set to feature new characters and plots, reports Variety .

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  16. "WarGames" Revived As A Digital ShortRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2015 | Dark Horizons News

    MGM has announced that it's teaming with Interlude to revive its classic 1983 thriller "WarGames" as a 'kind of video game', or more specifically an interactive digital short. The original film was nominated for three Oscars, including Best Screenplay, and followed a young hacker who manages to break into a U.S. military supercomputer and starts playing what he thinks is a game.

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  17. 'WarGames' Is Getting Revived As an Interactive Digital ShortRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2015 | /film

    MGM is playing a game, and it would like you, the viewer, to join it. The studio announced today that it's reviving WarGames as a video game of sorts - or rather, an interactive digital short that "combines the narrative of a compelling movie with the responsiveness of a great game."

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  18. Cybersecurity: The Lame GameRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2015 | Slate Magazine

    ... to weed out the players foolish enough to blindly follow these clearly suspect directions? The climactic line from WarGames - the 1983 movie in which Matthew Broderick tried

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  19. Can Hackers Take Control of Your Car?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2015 | Automobile Magazine

    Would you like to play a game of global thermonuclear war? That was the question in the movie "WarGames," in which Matthew Broderick hacks into a military supercomputer and nearly triggers Armageddon. The movie debuted in 1983.

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  20. TV Diary quiz: PBS special prompts quiz about atomic bomb moviesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2015 | Fort Wayne News-Sentinel

    ... 1996). 2. "Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb" (1964). 3. "Goldeneye" (1995). 4. "WarGames" (1983). 5. "Fat Man and Little Boy" (1989).

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