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High Flying BirdThat is a drama of a different kind because it tells about a sports agent pitches a rookie basketball client. This sport agent tries to make an intriguing and controversial business opportunity during a lockout. That is a different mission for this man because he wants to realize his purpose.
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Critic Reviews of "High Flying Bird"Associated PressFebruary 14, 2019
High Flying Bird is a heady movie, full of political thought about sport, entertainment, race and power. Rather than float on production value, it sustains itself on the tension of ideas, exchanged rapid-fire in gleaming office towers.New York TimesFebruary 13, 2019
The film's dense but fast-moving script, is also replete with references to the game's history - not least to the currents of protest and politics that have coursed through pro basketball since it was segregated.Globe and MailFebruary 08, 2019
Soderbergh has made a film about disruption that also aims to disrupt.Detroit NewsFebruary 08, 2019
It's a slick story with a slick look to match. He shoots, he scores.Rolling StoneFebruary 08, 2019
The power, the movie says, belongs to the players - and to paradigm-skewing artists looking to stir shit up.The AtlanticFebruary 08, 2019
Soderbergh's unorthodox film release and cheap, idiosyncratic shooting style are ideal fits for the director's fascinating, speculative story about the future of the NBA.El FinancieroMarch 08, 2019
What at first appears to be just an entertaining story in the style of Jerry Maguire... reveals hidden depths. [Full review in Spanish]MUBIMarch 08, 2019
...there's a confrontational aspect to Soderbergh's style that adds unpredictable, angular tension to McCraney's writing.Medium PopcornMarch 07, 2019
It's a small-scale movie I don't think I'll be watching any time soon, but would definitely recommend it. One of the better sports movies I've seen in a while.Radio TimesMarch 02, 2019
A talky, constantly fist-bumping story...AdeAdeniji.comFebruary 28, 2019
Whether you fly along with High Flying Bird depends a lot on if you're compelled by the dialogue-heavy scenes of Power Broker A facing off against Power Broker B. There are many.
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