Opening

41% Sin City: A Dame to Kill For Aug 22
41% If I Stay Aug 22
20% When The Game Stands Tall Aug 22
6% Are You Here Aug 22
96% Love Is Strange Aug 22

Top Box Office

20% Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles $28.5M
92% Guardians of the Galaxy $25.1M
13% Let's Be Cops $17.8M
34% The Expendables 3 $15.9M
31% The Giver $12.3M
21% Into The Storm $7.9M
66% The Hundred-Foot Journey $7.2M
64% Lucy $5.5M
39% Step Up: All In $2.7M
61% Hercules $2.1M

Coming Soon

0% The November Man Aug 27
98% Starred Up Aug 27
—— As Above/So Below Aug 29
85% The Congress Aug 29
—— The Calling Aug 29

Premieres Tonight

20% BoJack Horseman: Season 1

New Episodes Tonight

—— Jonah From Tonga: Season 1
86% The Knick: Season 1

Discuss Last Night's Shows

100% Defiance: Season 2
100% Garfunkel and Oates: Season 1
89% The Honorable Woman: Season 1
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
77% You're the Worst: Season 1

With All Deliberate Speed Reviews

Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter
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All too ironically titled as it details in lethargic and sometimes convoluted fashion the stories of the many heroic and often unsung figures involved.

July 6, 2004
Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
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Sober and honorable, yet it's far from searching.

Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: B-

May 19, 2004
Stephen Whitty
Newark Star-Ledger
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The struggle it illuminates may continue today, and for a while to come. The battle continues. But its first veterans command our immediate respect.

Full Review Source: Newark Star-Ledger

May 19, 2004
Michael O'Sullivan
Washington Post
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Gets most of its juice from listening to groups of people who were students and activists in segregated Clarendon County, S.C., and Prince Edward County, Va., during the years leading up to the case.

Full Review Source: Washington Post

May 14, 2004
Ken Ringle
Washington Post
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Few viewers are likely to learn much from the film about what the momentous court decision half a century ago was really all about, or how to meaningfully address the inequities that still plague our public schools.

Full Review Source: Washington Post

May 14, 2004
V.A. Musetto
New York Post
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It's a great concept -- but it's done in by an unfocused and uninspired presentation.

| Original Score: 1.5/4

May 14, 2004
Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News
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Speed doesn't boast much in the way of innovative storytelling. What it does offer is a story that still badly needs to be told.

Full Review Source: New York Daily News | Original Score: 2.5/4

May 14, 2004
Ty Burr
Boston Globe
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The film is at its most quietly powerful ... when telling the story of a group of African-American high school kids who took their discontent to the highest court in the land.

Full Review Source: Boston Globe | Original Score: 3.5/4

May 14, 2004
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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America moves imperfectly toward the goal of equality, but because of Brown vs. Board of Education, it moves.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 3/4

May 14, 2004
Kevin Crust
Los Angeles Times
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Rather than merely chronicling the events leading up to the May 17, 1954, Supreme Court decision ... the film explores both its effect and ways in which it has fallen short in creating true equality.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 3.5/5

May 13, 2004
Dave Kehr
New York Times
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Peter Gilbert's documentary tells the story leading up to the Supreme Court's historical 1954 decision in the Brown v. Board of Education case.

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

May 13, 2004
Robert K. Elder
Chicago Tribune
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As a document of his history, it's breathtaking, inspiring stuff. As an overlong documentary, it still manages to be inspiring, but also an uphill viewing experience.

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune | Original Score: 2.5/4

May 13, 2004

AV Club
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May 13, 2004
Hazel-Dawn Dumpert
L.A. Weekly
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Gilbert's great achievement lies in his integration of disparate historical threads and voices into one steadily paced, riveting tale.

Full Review Source: L.A. Weekly

May 12, 2004
Ronnie Scheib
Variety
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The events themselves, captured in vital newsreel footage of the period, speak volumes, as perhaps does their unfinished legacy.

Full Review Source: Variety

May 12, 2004
Thulani Davis
Village Voice
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While the filmmaker avoids a conventional episodic format driven by central characters in conflict, he hasn't created one that could keep a complex story clear.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

May 11, 2004
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