The Short Game

Metascore
51

Mixed or average reviews - based on 10 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 10
  2. Negative: 1 out of 10
  1. Reviewed by: Nicolas Rapold
    Sep 19, 2013
    50
    [Mr. Greenbaum] is observant of tears and laughter alike, but he might have made fewer sacrifices in the name of a tidy package.
  2. Reviewed by: John DeFore
    Sep 20, 2013
    40
    A technically polished but mostly unmoving example of a genre (the watch-kids-do-something-hard doc) assumed to be inherently charming.
  3. Reviewed by: Joe Neumaier
    Sep 19, 2013
    40
    Some parents are mellow, and others have instilled emotional problems in their children. This less-than-illuminating work resembles the spelling-bee doc “Spellbound,” only with a promise of high-end endorsements and far more pampering.
  4. Reviewed by: Scott Tobias
    Sep 18, 2013
    40
    The Short Game is like a tape-delayed Olympics: old footage, slick bios, no substance.
User Score
8.0

Generally favorable reviews- based on 8 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 1
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 1
  3. Negative: 0 out of 1
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