High Flying Bird

Movie review by Renee Longstreet, Common Sense Media
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age 15+

Savvy sports drama about basketball politics; some cursing.

NR 2019 90 minutes

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age 9+

Soderbergh flies high with his iPhone!

Not my cuppa tea, as I expected. But I just wanted the movie to be more engaging for me in a way or another. Maybe more delving into the characters, or more focus on the rivalry the movie gave me a glimpse of would have made me more intrigued. That said, High Flying Bird is a quite solid sports movie that further proves that Soderbergh's new filmmaking technology works pretty well, and that he has plenty of buttons to push using this tech. It also proves that André Holland has a massive talent that should not be underestimated. (7/10)

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