Pelé Reviews

March 1, 2021
Pelé's contradictions are fascinating.
February 26, 2021
Nicholas and Tryhorn's new film for Netflix, though plenty laudatory, presents a contemplative Pelé that appears human after all
February 26, 2021
A fitting tribute to both the man and the myth, unwilling to turn a blind eye to his shortcomings and yet perceptive enough to recognize that his failings were secondary to his athletic brilliance.
February 25, 2021
Why the filmmakers couldn't get any vivd recollections out of Pelé, sitting in front of them, is anyone's guess.
February 24, 2021
The movie wanders into fascinating, uneasy areas.
February 24, 2021
Pelé is a terrific examination of the player, the man, and his status in recent Brazilian history.
February 23, 2021
The digging is kept skin-deep and the protagonist gets off mostly unquestioned.
February 23, 2021
However conventional as a whole, the movie feels troubled by the traumas of Pelé's heyday.
February 20, 2021
You have this fascinating, charismatic, one-of-a-kind subject, but I didn't think it was illuminating enough.
February 19, 2021
A worthy if unexceptional homage to the King.
February 18, 2021
If you want to know more about a genuine great of the game, this is a good place to start.
February 18, 2021
Here's a slightly more upscale contribution to the deluge of feature-length football documentaries that have flooded our screens in the last few years.