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Jim Brown: All-American Reviews

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Mark Pfeiffer
Reel Times: Reflections on Cinema

Treating the [controversial] incidents with kid gloves allows Jim Brown: All-American to fit into the encomium template, but a more forthright approach is demanded.

Full Review Source: Reel Times: Reflections on Cinema | Original Score: C

April 14, 2005
Frank Ochieng
TheWorldJournal.com

What Lee does so marvelously compelling is present Brown as a catalyst for the struggle of black manhood in restrictive and chaotic America...sketchy but nevertheless gripping portrait of Jim Brown, a celebrated wonder in the spotlight

Full Review Source: TheWorldJournal.com | Original Score: 3/4

April 3, 2002
Daniel Eagan
Film Journal International

Once the sports and film clips run out, Lee doesn't have much more to work with than talking heads, and they aren't enough to keep anyone but diehard sports fans interested.

Full Review Source: Film Journal International

March 26, 2002
Maitland McDonagh
TV Guide's Movie Guide

Though overall an overwhelmingly positive portrayal, the film doesn't ignore the more problematic aspects of Brown's life.

Full Review Source: TV Guide's Movie Guide | Original Score: 2.5/5

March 22, 2002
Gene Seymour
Newsday
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Only an epic documentary could get it all down, and Spike Lee's Jim Brown: All American at long last gives its subject a movie worthy of his talents.

Full Review Source: Newsday | Original Score: 3.5/4

March 22, 2002
Jon Lap
Apollo Guide

[Lee] treats his audience the same way that Jim Brown treats his women -- as dumb, credulous, unassuming, subordinate subjects. And Lee seems just as expectant of an adoring, wide-smiling reception.

Full Review Source: Apollo Guide | Original Score: 69/100

March 22, 2002
Justin Hartung
Citysearch

A well-rounded tribute to a man whose achievements -- and complexities -- reached far beyond the end zone.

Full Review Source: Citysearch | Original Score: 3/4

March 22, 2002
Stephen Holden
New York Times
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As the movie traces Mr. Brown's athletic exploits, it is impossible not to be awed by the power and grace of one of the greatest natural sportsmen of modern times.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 3.5/5

March 22, 2002
Megan Turner
New York Post
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Overly long and worshipful bio-doc.

| Original Score: 1.5/4

March 22, 2002
Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
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Lee's achievement extends to his supple understanding of the role that Brown played in American culture as an athlete, a movie star, and an image of black indomitability.

Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: B

March 21, 2002
Michael Atkinson
Village Voice
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Since Lee is a sentimentalist, the film is more worshipful than your random E! True Hollywood Story.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

March 19, 2002
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

| Original Score: 3/5

July 23, 2005

Apollo Guide

Full Review Source: Apollo Guide | Original Score: 69/100

May 13, 2005
Marshall Fine
Journal News (Westchester, NY)

Full Review Source: Journal News (Westchester, NY) | Original Score: B+

July 15, 2002
Ronnie Scheib
Variety
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Frank Ochieng
Movie Eye
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Hollywood Reporter
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March 23, 2002
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