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Great Moments in Movie History Using Stick Figures: Hoop Dreams (1994)

Last weekend, I finally watched Hoop Dreams (1994) and was extremely impressed. There were quite a few scenes that stood out. Arthur Agee’s high school advancing downstate to compete for the state championship, William Gates earning a scholarship to Marquette, and Arthur’s mother earning her degree all come to mind. But one scene stands out most. It was a simple look on Arthur Agee’s face that spoke volumes, and it’ll always be one of the first things I think of when I talk about this movie going forward. Continue reading

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