Magnus Reviews

January 17, 2017
... doesn't offer much depth beyond some highlights surrounding his rise to prominence.
November 27, 2016
Documentaries about decent, quiet boy geniuses might have a nice novelty value. But it risks leaving Magnus looking niche interest at best.
November 24, 2016
There's scant input from chess experts to explain why he's so good, what's unique about his gamesmanship and the like, and the film has nothing interesting to say about chess in general in the modern age.
November 17, 2016
[An] insipid and uninformative portrait of singularity and obsession.
November 16, 2016
A profile that certainly admires Carlsen, but does little to uncover the methodology or magic behind the dazzling display he demonstrates on the board.