Kicking It Reviews

April 5, 2011
Earnest and inspirational sports docu narrated by Colin Farrell
June 18, 2008
That this documentary feeds some stereotypes and gives only cursory understanding but much hand-wringing is a shame.
June 13, 2008
So earnest it hurts, Kicking It follows a half-dozen homeless men from around the globe as they ready for the fourth annual Homeless World Cup in Cape Town.
June 13, 2008
A well-meaning look at the Homeless World Cup, Kicking It presents its topic without much sentimentality, though it could benefit from a more pared-down approach.
June 11, 2008
It's hard to imagine how Koch could have made her film any more heavy-handed: perhaps by adding U2's "Where the Streets Have No Name" to the soundtrack or having the narration delivered by Colin Farrell-both of which, inevitably enough, the director does.
June 8, 2008
As in the recent Planet B-Boy, the impoverished conditions of the film's subjects matter significantly less than the rush of competition, but at least Planet B-Boy was a thrill to watch.
January 23, 2008
Results are somewhat inspiring, but equally predictable.