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Linsanity offers a compelling enough look at its basketball star subject for fans and curious viewers, even if it never really delves below the surface.



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Jeremy Lin came from a humble background to make an unbelievable run in the NBA. State high school champion, all-Ivy League at Harvard, undrafted by the NBA and unwanted there: his story started long before he landed on Broadway. (c) Official Facebook

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  • Linsanity offers lots for b-ball fans, but also has a higher purpose.

    Jan 24, 2014 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…
  • At age 25, the likable and surprisingly humble Lin has so little career behind him and, his fans hope, so much more ahead, that his onscreen soul searching about lost opportunities and early missed dreams rings hollow.

    Jan 23, 2014 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…
  • A little game footage can go a long way; and a lot of game footage, no matter how good, goes a very long way.

    Oct 10, 2013 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…
  • As a piece of filmmaking, Linsanity is scattershot and too reliant on newsreels. And the interviews, most of all with the religiously devout Lin are, alas, fairly unrevealing.

    Oct 4, 2013 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…
  • Leong's film isn't particularly stylish, but it makes the most of the climactic Knicks footage, as well as showcasing a sweetly goofy side of the 25-year-old ...

    Oct 4, 2013 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…
  • You may have watched Lin's rise to national prominence the first time, but it's still easy to get caught up in the moment.

    Oct 3, 2013 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…

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