More Than a Game
This documentary chronicles the early career of NBA superstar LeBron James and four of his talented teammates through the trials and tribulations of high school basketball in Ohio and James' journey to fame. The five star athletes burned up the courts throughout Ohio, but James' ever-increasing celebrity threatened to tear apart all the five had worked so hard to achieve.
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Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
October 22, 2009 What's amazing, and what Belman captures perfectly, is how Coach Dru achieves his dream of becoming a head coach by being a role model to these boys in need.Read in Source
October 30, 2009 It drags in places, becomes repetitive and could use a more rigid hand in editing, but it also has a kind of pleasing earnestness that would be lost in a more sophisticated effort.Read in Source
October 16, 2009 Like a gambler with an inside bet, you can know the final score, but still enjoy every second of the game.Read in Source
San Francisco Chronicle
October 16, 2009 The filmmakers go a little too far with the superlatives, at times trying to portray these gifted and often immature players as bigger underdogs than they appear to be in real life. But the movie is comprehensive and interesting...Read in Source
October 30, 2009 The story itself would be largely untold if Belman hadn't wheedled his way into their trust, filming his own footage and being granted use of a wealth of home-movie material.Read in Source
October 16, 2009 Expertly orchestrated and unavoidably moving, More Than a Game is nevertheless your standard inspirational sports story about spunky kids who defy the odds to become champions.Read in Source
Globe and Mail
October 30, 2009 Really, it's just an extension of the LeBron James brand, released to coincide with a book on the same subject and designed to explore the star's humble roots even while further buffing his galactic glitter.Read in Source
October 24, 2009 No make-believe Hollywood script could match this once-in-a-lifetime, all-American story.Read in Source
June 13, 2010 While not a particularly great documentary, it succeeds hugely at what it sets out to do, aided by a dramatic storyline that would probably be dismissed as too fantastically implausible if it was in a fiction film.Read in Source
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