41% Sin City: A Dame to Kill For Aug 22
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96% Love Is Strange Aug 22

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31% The Giver $12.3M
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66% The Hundred-Foot Journey $7.2M
64% Lucy $5.5M
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61% Hercules $2.1M

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56% Married: Season 1
95% Rectify: Season 2
—— Rookie Blue: Season 5
39% Rush: Season 1
82% Satisfaction: Season 1
82% Welcome to Sweden: Season 1
41% Working the Engels: Season 1
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Elevate Reviews

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Will Leitch

In the way it shows how basketball can both use and abuse needy youths while still giving them the opportunity to rise up to levels they never imagined, it is a more than worthy successor to Hoop Dreams.

Full Review Source: Deadspin | Original Score: B+

June 22, 2013
Stephanie Merry
Washington Post
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Sports movies have a tendency to pull the old heart strings, but this is an especially emotional journey.

Full Review Source: Washington Post | Original Score: 2.5/4

November 11, 2011
Brent Simon

Surface-scratching and at times incurious, but a nonetheless engaging documentary look at Senegalese teenagers attempting to better their lives through eduction and hoops in America.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: B-

November 7, 2011
Gary Goldstein
Los Angeles Times
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It's all presented with equal parts humor and sensitivity...

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 3/5

November 3, 2011
Joe Neumaier
New York Daily News
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One of the many beautiful things about this affecting, informative doc is the opportunity it gives to see the American college sports world through different eyes.

Full Review Source: New York Daily News | Original Score: 3/5

October 21, 2011
Andy Webster
New York Times
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We see these young men struggle with assimilation - mastering English and learning to drive, meeting girls, facing a headmaster hell-bent on sending one to Princeton - and feel their joy on trips home. And we exult when they graduate.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 4/5

October 20, 2011
Aaron Hillis
Village Voice
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An upbeat but never sugarcoated look at how cultural diversity can provide as many roadblocks as it does opportunities.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

October 18, 2011
Louis Proyect

The best film about basketball I have ever seen. It is the happy ending version of "Hoop Dreams" in many ways.

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October 7, 2011
Eric Kohn

Less comprehensive than the material calls for, which makes the cumulative effect little more than "Hoop Dreams"-lite.

Full Review Source: indieWIRE

October 21, 2011
Nick Schager
Slant Magazine

The director is uninterested in truly plumbing the more painful, confusing emotions and thorny educational and social issues that confront her subjects.

Full Review Source: Slant Magazine | Original Score: 2/4

October 19, 2011
Andrew Schenker
Time Out New York
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Never adequately addresses the problems of what's essentially a neocolonialist system designed to shape impoverished Africans into first-world profit-makers.

Full Review Source: Time Out New York | Original Score: 2/5

October 18, 2011
John Anderson
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February 23, 2012
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