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Brooklyn Castle Reviews

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October 7, 2013
Brooklyn Castle does a superb job of celebrating the triumph while reinforcing the relentless vigilance it requires from everyone involved.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
June 6, 2013
With Brooklyn Castle it's really nice to see so many young, positive minds at play in the world, and to cheer on so many smiling children dreaming of enlightened futures.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
March 28, 2013
Brooklyn Castle is inspiring stuff that grabs you by the throat and will leave you cheering - quietly of course. No shouting in a chess match.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
March 1, 2013
There's a general spirit of triumph and perseverance to "Brooklyn Castle" that's inevitably uplifting.
Full Review | Original Score: B
January 22, 2013
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
January 22, 2013
Full Review | Original Score: A-
January 22, 2013
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
December 10, 2012
... a powerful and positive story about dedicated teachers helping kids succeed no matter what their circumstances
December 8, 2012
Like chess, not exactly a high-energy experience but seeing what these kids accomplish, seemingly against all odds is breathtaking all the same.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
November 22, 2012
...provides a corrective to the popular image of American schools as obsessed with sports and popularity, and it makes the strongest possible case for funding after-school activities.
Read More | Original Score: 8/10
November 16, 2012
Chess, brilliant young students and great teachers potent mix.
Full Review | Original Score: B plus
November 15, 2012
"Brooklyn Castle" easily checkmates your inner cynic.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
November 15, 2012
Katie Dellamaggiore's lively and affecting documentary introduces us to a cast of characters that's very winning (in both senses of the word).
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
November 14, 2012
It's not To Sir, With Love: It's fierce ambition, the channeling of emotion, and hours of drilling.
November 12, 2012
The I.S. 318 team? A delightfully motley, vulnerable, multicultural bunch, whose addiction to chess has allowed them higher aspirations for top high schools and, eventually, college and careers. You will root for them like crazy.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
November 8, 2012
We meet five of the team's members and several of their teachers; by its end, you'll be rooting for them all.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/4
November 2, 2012
"BROOKLYN CASTLE is a compelling, engaging and inspiring Documentary, featuring Junior High kids that you can relate to. Even if you don't know the game of Chess all too well, it won't stop you from enjoying this pleasant film."
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
November 1, 2012
Enlightening, inspiring and expertly crafted.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
November 1, 2012
Brooklyn Castle provides a snapshot of indomitable American can-do attitude, and gives one hope.
Full Review | Original Score: B
November 1, 2012
The admirable Brooklyn Castle transcends its formula to become an optimistic look at extracurricular education and young people.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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