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Based on 8 Reviews
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  • 70
    Kirk Honeycutt The Hollywood Reporter

    The project is not without insights into Hancock's career and musical philosophy and holds moments of inspiration with these stars. Yet the result does feel a bit promotional as the focus is on a particular CD and not on the sum and substance of this keyboard legend's extraordinary career. show more

  • 63
    Maitland McDonagh TV Guide

    Efficient if uninspired documentary. show more

  • 25
    V.A. Musetto New York Post

    The film plays like one long commercial. The music's cool, but you're better off buying the CD. show more

  • 70
    Ernest Hardy L.A. Weekly

    Filled with great archival footage from throughout Hancock's five-decade career, and with elder-statesman words of wisdom from the man himself, Possibilities celebrates an impulse that's too rare in modern music: the love behind the labor of creation. show more

  • 70
    The New York Times

    Mr. Hancock, a longtime practitioner of Buddhism who encourages his adoring colleagues to journey beyond their "comfort zones," resulting in some interactions and freestyle jamming that are truly infectious. show more

  • 60
    Village Voice

    This is primarily a film for fans of all involved. show more

  • 60

    The film is the portrait of a kind and giving man open to all positive ideas that come his way. show more

  • 40
    Los Angeles Times

    Possibilities ends up as a testament to only one thing: a missed opportunity to explore one of the most visionary and influential careers in modern music. show more

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