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High Flying Bird

Dirigida por Steven Soderbergh
Estados Unidos, 2019
Drama, Deportivo


A sports agent pitches a rookie basketball client on an intriguing and controversial business opportunity during a lockout.

High Flying Bird Dirigida por Steven Soderbergh
The significant [Soderbergh] division is between the films that are stuffed with physical action (like Haywire, 2011), and those that are all spoken words (like Full Frontal, 2002). I know which half of his filmography I prefer.
February 21, 2019
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Soderbergh and McCraney create one of the finest sports films about the art of teaching.
February 19, 2019
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The film mirrors its own making, and makes a better case for iPhone as a filmmaking tool than Unsane did. Phones make things happen—whether it’s viral videos and social media beefs that stir up public interest, or a scene shot mid-day on a Manhattan sidewalk with minimal prep.
February 11, 2019
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  • Ghostman's rating of the film High Flying Bird

    Made with immense skill, precision, intelligence, and wit, Soderbergh's behind the scenes basketball drama is the first great film of 2019. With a terrific script by Tarell Alvin McCraney and Soderbergh dryly & objectively using the iPhone, the film paints a vivid portrayal of the corrupted business world of sports and the mercenary, curtained politics of the deal-making that go unnoticed by the public. A must see.

  • Daniel S.'s rating of the film High Flying Bird

    I don't particularly like basketball and I wasn't aware of the lockout's problems this sport has in the USA. It simply doesn't interest me. To earn money by playing a game is just a sign of our society's decadence. Now, in spite of such prejudices, I liked 'High Flying Bird'. In this freezing blue environment described by Soderbergh, red balls are the only signs of life. Recommended.

  • Jason's rating of the film High Flying Bird

    Soderbergh has become the director to must fully exploit the possibilities of the Netflix platform in order to make something of standard feature length for a wide audience that would have been unthinkable through any more traditional channel. What makes HIGH FLYING BIRD truly radical is that it would appear to have made actual use of ideas it fields re: the plasticity of markets. This is meaningful forward movement.

  • HenriqueA's rating of the film High Flying Bird

    Soderbergh is in that weird phase where he's experimenting on stories that don't really ask for it. I can't really understand how the editing could fail at such basic levels. And this story needed to either be a little slicker and pack more punches or create a slow-burning atmosphere. As it is we got a great cast, some perfect one-liners and a timely story about America, but it kinda feels like a disjointed first cut

  • Filipe F. Coutinho's rating of the film High Flying Bird

    Soderbergh never ceases to challenge himself, in the process pushing the limits of what cinema is, how it operates, what it can become. Perhaps that’s why HFB is a project that fits him like a glove. It is, after all, about what the NBA is, how it operates, what it can become. It’s brain food, a story about losing power, but finding empowerment, a tale of liberation by (re)visiting the annals of history.

  • Steve Pulaski's rating of the film High Flying Bird

    With the swirling controversy revolving around the New Orleans Pelicans and Los Angeles Lakers' sloppy handling of the imminent Anthony Davis trade, is there a more emphatically timely movie than "High Flying Bird?" Steven Soderbergh has always been about three things: heists, criticism of institutions, and experimentation. Here, he rolls all three into a well-written film that's gripping from the first frame.

  • OLIVER-J's rating of the film High Flying Bird

    Soderbergh now 2 for 2 with his iphone films. it looks very good, the occasional blown out sky but never where it's ultimately distracting. Soderbergh has such a good eye for framing and camera movement, there is an energy to this that I'm sure is partially due to the freedom of shooting on phones. well written, performed and for me, an interesting behind the scenes take on my favourite pro sport.

  • Renton47's rating of the film High Flying Bird

    I was tempted to think there might be something anti-auteurist in my love for Soderbergh. Think: his projects mostly guarantee an efficiency (not uniformity) of mise en scene, and allowance for the material to speak for itself. At the same time it's impossible not to read Ray as playing the same game as director - respect for the art, subverting the commerce. So dense, every bit as much McCraney's film.

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