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The Rise and Rise of Bitcoin

HD   NR Closed Captioning

Nicholas Mross

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About the Movie

Daniel is a 35 year old computer programmer from Pittsburgh who lives a busy life. Along with balancing work, his marriage, and raising his three boys, Daniel spends much of his time actively involved in all things Bitcoin. After discovering Bitcoin in 2011, his love and obsession for the crypto-currency was born, revealing an uncharted world of new possibilities for him to explore. Join us as we take a journey through the rapidly growing world of Bitcoin. Along the way, we’ll follow the stories of entrepreneurs and start-ups that are helping shape the new financial frontier. We’ll look at the competitive mining market and the various subcultures within the Bitcoin community. You’ll encounter a variety of characters and opinions as we examine the social and political impact of an open-source digital currency. Will the rise of Bitcoin bring a monetary paradigm shift that will forever change the world?

Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews

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67%
  • Reviews Counted: 9
  • Fresh: 6
  • Rotten: 3
  • Average Rating: 6.1/10

Top Critics' Reviews

Fresh: Functions as an entertaining portrait of the unshakable optimism that governs what's been called a financial Wild West. – Ben Kenigsberg, New York Times, Oct 3, 2014

Rotten: Rather like being stuck in one long meeting with the almost invariably young, white, middle-class male members of a startup: Their zeal isn't all that infectious unless you're already on the team. – Dennis Harvey, Variety, Oct 5, 2014

Fresh: Whether the crypto-currency in this documentary film is viewed as the inevitable future of e-commerce or a speculative bubble destined to burst, "The Rise and Rise of Bitcoin" makes for an enlightening primer. – Michael Rechtshaffen, Los Angeles Times, Oct 2, 2014

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Customer Reviews

FINALLY!!!

I have been waiting for this film to come out ever since I saw it at Tribeca! It opened up my eyes to what the big deal was about Bitcoin, and I've been waiting for a way to share it with my friends who think I'm crazy for being so gung-ho Bitcoin now. I learned so much in that hour and a half. I can't wait to see it again and share it with everyone who asks me "So, what is this Bitcoin thing again?"

Fantastic...origins of Bitcoin

Unlike other post-event documentaries, this one was filmed during some of the major events that scoped the current Bitcoin landscape. Starting with BitInstant and Mtgox in 2012, the crew has filmed the very first Bitcoin startups, the birth of Bitcoin Foundation and amazing footage. It's one of those films that captivates you until it's over. Highly recommended.

See this film soon

I think that in December of this year when all the news outlets are doing "year in review" stories, you'll see bitcoin covered. Years from now history will mark 2014 as the real breakout year for bitcoin. This film does a really nice job of breaking it all down: what is bitcoin? why should I care? why are people critical of bitcoin? why are people excited about it? The film has good pacing and kept me interested from start to finish. Now I'm going to buy a little bitcoin and see what happens!

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  • $6.99
  • Genre: Documentary
  • Released: 2014

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