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Quantum Hoops Reviews

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Joe Neumaier
New York Daily News
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Amiable if easily distracted movie.

Full Review Source: New York Daily News | Original Score: 2/5

May 16, 2008
Kyle Smith
New York Post
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Revenge of the Nerds minus laughs plus inspirational music equals Quantum Hoops.

Full Review Source: New York Post | Original Score: 1.5/4

May 16, 2008
Wesley Morris
Boston Globe
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Couldn't the film have told the story of a single season or explored what it means for a team of genius scientists and math whizzes not to crack the code of their failure? We get glimpses and glosses but never a story.

Full Review Source: Boston Globe | Original Score: 2.5/4

March 28, 2008
Ed Gonzalez
Slant Magazine

Scratching your head because you don't know why David Duchovny provides narration for Rick Greenwald's Quantum Hoops? Hint: the truth is out there.

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

May 8, 2008
Jonathan W. Hickman
Entertainment Insiders

Quantum Hoops is a terrific film.

Full Review Source: Entertainment Insiders | Original Score: 3.5/4

August 4, 2008
Brian Orndorf

A pleasurable feature film that can't help but fall in love with these perennial losers...narrated with wonderful highball sincerity by David Duchovny.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: B+

March 27, 2008
Jennifer Merin

Cal Tech basketball team's story is subject of Rick Greenwald's captivatingly quirky Quantum Hoops, a film that's as smart as its subjects--the team of smart players who continue to push their game although they consistently lose.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 4/5

June 27, 2009
Drew Toal
Time Out New York
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David Duchovny narrates this inspirational account of Caltech's 2006 basketball season (yes, the school has a team, and at the time of filming, the squad had not won in 21 years).

Full Review Source: Time Out New York | Original Score: 3/6

May 14, 2008
Drew Toal
Time Out
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Full Review Source: Time Out | Original Score: 3/5

November 17, 2011
Christopher Null

Everyone loves an underdog, but this is ridiculous!

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 3.5/5

January 29, 2008
John Anderson
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Although Greenwald has made a fairly lighthearted film, replete with playful graphics and humorous digressions, it does prompt some serious reflection on what college sports are really all about.

Full Review Source: Variety

November 1, 2007
Leba Hertz
San Francisco Chronicle
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A fascinating look into student life of the past and present.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 4/4

February 8, 2008
Nathan Lee
New York Times
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Wry, good-natured picture.

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

May 16, 2008
Bruce Feld
Film Journal International

An unpretentious but goodhearted tale of exceptional intellectuals surviving a state of perpetual frustration.

Full Review Source: Film Journal International

November 5, 2007
Chad Greene
Boxoffice Magazine

Quantum Hoops -- the debut documentary from Rick Greenwald -- is an absolute slam-dunk.

Full Review Source: Boxoffice Magazine

November 2, 2007
Eric Campos
Film Threat

I'm not a basketball fan in the slightest, but I will admit to being wrapped up in the tension of this incredibly rousing finale. After watching this inspiring documentary, I'm sure you'll feel the same way.

Full Review Source: Film Threat | Original Score: 3.5/5

April 16, 2008
Ernest Hardy
L.A. Weekly
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The Caltech Beavers are a surprisingly charming group of overachievers who prove to have as much heart on the court as they do brains in the classroom.

Full Review Source: L.A. Weekly

November 1, 2007
Evan Henerson
Los Angeles Daily News

These teams may be genuinely awful, or simply overmatched, but [director]Greenwald honors them, their brainy players and their Job-like coaches alike.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Daily News | Original Score: 3/4

November 2, 2007
Marty Mapes
Movie Habit

America loves its athletes, but the scholars are just as driven, determined, and successful

Full Review Source: Movie Habit | Original Score: 3/4

November 17, 2007
Ted Fry
Seattle Times
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While it may not be the most absorbing subject for a feature documentary, the hoop dreams of a brainiac team that wants to win just once does make for an amusing diversion, especially with another season of college-bracket fever upon us.

Full Review Source: Seattle Times | Original Score: 2.5/4

March 28, 2008
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