The Speed Cubers


Action / Documentary / Sport

Rotten Tomatoes Critics - Certified Fresh100%
Rotten Tomatoes Audience - Upright84%
IMDb Rating7.4103566

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12 hr 40 min
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Reviewed by GerryofNorVA3 / 10

Better titled as "Max Park: Speed Cuber"

I feel misled. This was much less about speed cubing and much more a profile of autistic-prodigy Max Park and his speed cubing idol/rival Feliks Zemdeg. This would fit better on Lifetime or Hallmark given that focus. I learned nothing else of speed cubing, its culture, history, or other players. Again, a profile of Max. Saving grace: it's only 35+ mins.

Reviewed by jonasatmosfera4 / 10

What about the other cubers?

I do not want to sound callous, but I was expecting to learn a little more about cubers in general and and a little more about the history of this new craze.

But, most of the documentary is focused on an autistic cuber. Although there is an interest in showing this kid and his struggle to fit in normal life, after a while I had the impression I was watching a documentary about autism only.

I learned almost nothing about Rubik's cube, cubers and their competitions.

Half way through it I was paying no attention to it anymore.

Reviewed by iurigranjeiro9 / 10

A moving story about an unusual hobby

Full disclosure: I am a competitive speedcuber, and I have gone to the WCA world championships 2019 and experienced a lot of the story conveyed in the documentary first hand. This likely made the documentary more emotional to me than it would be for the average person, but I still think this is totally worth a watch even if you're not acquainted with our world, and here's why:

I think this documentary is a wonderful first contact with the weird world of speedcubing and its community. It conveys the story of undoubtedly the two most important speedcubers of the 21st century in a heartwarming tale about sportsmanship, overcoming disability and dealing with failure.

What makes this documentary so special is how much they care about this community and this story. Chris Olson (director of photography) is a former world record holder and Sue Kim (director and producer) is the mother of Asher Kim Magierek, a highly ranked speedcuber. I think this connection with the subject really shows through their film making.

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