Cowboy Booking International | Release Date: February 18, 2000 CRITIC SCORE DISTRIBUTION
75
METASCORE
Generally favorable reviews based on 24 Critics
Positive:
20
Mixed:
4
Negative:
0
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88
Filled with delightful sequences.
88
Tells an inspiring story, unknown or forgotten by many, while bringing the past to life and illuminating issues that persist today.
80
Aviva Kempner's warm and intelligent mash note to a man who clearly deserved it.
75
If there's a flaw, it's that Kempner has fashioned more a hagiography than true biography.
75
Hits one out of the park.
88
Scrupulously made and deeply affectionate.
91
A rousing and agreeable movie that resurrects a small but important episode in baseball history that parallels the larger history of the nation.
63
Offers insights from a host of former players.
88
A model of what a largely talking-heads documentary should be, with on-camera testimonials and lots of film clips that offer layers of context.