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Hoop Dreams Reviews

Chuck Bowen
Slant Magazine
March 30, 2015
This Criterion Blu-ray may not be a game-changer for those who own the previous DVD, but it's a gorgeous presentation in its own right.
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Entertainment Weekly
February 27, 2007
Full Review | Original Score: A
Cynthia Fuchs
September 24, 2005
This remarkable, relentlessly compelling movie never shies away from its deep analysis of the professionalization of the game and college recruiting, but it also never lets go of the faith, energy, and desire embodied by Arthur and William.
Mark Dancer
June 4, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Brent Simon
Now Playing Magazine
May 19, 2005
Its lessons and insights are universal in their heartache.
Full Review | Original Score: A

May 11, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 4/4
Bill Gibron
May 11, 2005
Hoop Dreams is one of the best movies ever made about the misapplication of sports, and the false idol ideal of worshipping the professional level.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5