Simon Vozick-Levinson
September 25, 2009 AT 04:00 AM EDT

More Than a Game

type
Movie
Current Status
In Season
mpaa
PG
runtime
105 minutes
Wide Release Date
10/02/09
performer
LeBron James, Dru Joyce
director
Kristopher Belman
distributor
Lions Gate Films
author
Kristopher Belman
genre
Documentary

We gave it a C-

Basketball may be more than a game for NBA superstar LeBron James, but the soundtrack for the big-screen documentary about his life, More Than a Game, is nothing more or less than a garden-variety compilation of newish rap and R&B tracks. Those who frequent hip-hop blogs will already be acquainted with the strongest material, like Drake’s ”Forever” — where the rookie teams with all-stars Lil Wayne, Kanye West, and Eminem — and Jay-Z’s pompous ”History.” Even those aren’t among the artists’ best work, though, and the rest of these tunes mostly deserve technical fouls for lack of creativity. C-

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