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  • 60
    John DeFore The 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. show more

  • 63
    Sara Stewart New York Post

    The mellow Laue... makes a likable enough subject, if sometimes low-key to the point of dull. Watching other people watch him play, though, is definitely not. show more

  • 60
    Nick Schager Time Out New York

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

  • 70
    The New York Times

    Mr. Laue is an intriguing subject, smart, affable and with a dry wit. show more

  • 40
    Village Voice

    Too bad this section of the movie is but a temporary reprieve from the obnoxious sentimentality. show more

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