83

Baltimore Sun

By Michael Sragow
The shows themselves are extraordinary, especially Japan's Ichigei group, which has the all-out fun and athleticism of a vitaminized Twyla Tharp troupe.
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75

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
It looks great and the dancing is the kind of stuff that would upstage the average pop star.
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75

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Though he doesn't break any new documentary ground, Lee knows how to shoot his subjects. Their stories are moving, and their moves are thrilling.
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75

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Liam Lacey
What's fun about Benson Lee's documentary Planet B-Boy isn't just the amazingly athletic displays of B-boys he puts on screen, but the film's sense of cultural discovery.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

Infectiously energetic.
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75

TV Guide

By Maitland McDonagh
The crews are perfectly cast for maximum drama.
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

An eye-catching combination of cultural history, performer profiles and competition footage that should see enthusiastic response from niche audiences in urban and specialty venues.
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70

The New York Times

From moment to moment, Planet B-Boy is fun, sometimes thrilling and packed with illuminating details and striking personalities.
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67

Austin Chronicle

By Marc Savlov
It turns out globalization has its good points after all, and they're sporting Chucks, Kangols, and post-Gomi DIY gear. Spin again.
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25

New York Post

By Kyle Smith
Proves that what might be (but probably isn't) worth five minutes of your time while you're passing through the Times Square subway station really isn't worth a 1 1/2-hour movie.
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63 out of 100
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