Linsanity (2013)

Jeremy Lin came from a humble background to make an unbelievable run in the NBA. State high school champion, all-Ivy League at Harvard, undrafted by the NBA and unwanted there: his story started long before he landed on Broadway. (c)… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: October 4, 2013
DVD Release Date: January 6, 2014
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Liam Lacey
Globe and Mail

Linsanity offers lots for b-ball fans, but also has a higher purpose.

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Peter Rainer
Christian Science Monitor

As a piece of filmmaking, Linsanity is scattershot and too reliant on newsreels. And the interviews, most of all with the religiously devout Lin are, alas, fairly unrevealing.

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Kam Williams

A moving biopic about a humble underdog who surmounted overwhelming odds with the help of family, friends and a strong faith.

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Linda Barnard
Toronto Star

At age 25, the likable and surprisingly humble Lin has so little career behind him and, his fans hope, so much more ahead, that his onscreen soul searching about lost opportunities and early missed dreams rings hollow.

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Sara Stewart
New York Post

Leong's film isn't particularly stylish, but it makes the most of the climactic Knicks footage, as well as showcasing a sweetly goofy side of the 25-year-old ...

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Christopher Campbell

Not just for the fans, the doc presents an entertaining and thoughtful story of racial minded America and the effect it has had on the struggle and the success of Jeremy Lin.

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Mark Feeney
Boston Globe

A little game footage can go a long way; and a lot of game footage, no matter how good, goes a very long way.

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Peter Hartlaub
San Francisco Chronicle

You may have watched Lin's rise to national prominence the first time, but it's still easy to get caught up in the moment.

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Dan Schindel
Movie Mezzanine

If you're a fan of Jeremy Lin, it's unlikely to tell you anything you don't already know, though it may give you a few new moments over which you can coo, "Aw, look at him! Isn't he just a great person?"

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