Long Shot The Kevin Laue Story
Long Shot The Kevin Laue Story (2012)

Rudy meets Hoosiers in this documentary film that chronicles the struggles of a teenage boy searching for his deceased father's approval by pursuing the impossible dream of becoming the first one-armed basketball player in NCAA Division… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Documentary
Release Date: October 26, 2012
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Critic Score: 67% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Sara Stewart
New York Post

The mellow Laue, clearly still mourning the death of his dad, makes a likable enough subject, if sometimes low-key to the point of dull.

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Andrew Schenker
Village Voice

[Pounds] home its points via a seemingly endless series of sound bites that forms the chief content of the first half.

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Daniel M. Gold
New York Times

A memorable account of an inspiring struggle to finish on top.

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Nick Schager
Time Out

Long Shot confirms that achieving one's goals is rarely possible without the staunch support of others.

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John DeFore
Hollywood Reporter

Despite the story's elements of suspense, loss and determination, though, the picture has a mundane, low-stakes vibe that fails to make the most of its inspirational content.

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David Noh
Film Journal International

Cornball adjectives like "inspiring" and "uplifting" are for once entirely accurate in describing this engaging documentary.

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